Project Engineer

North Yorkshire


Kayleigh Brook
Recruitment Consultant
T: 07917016332

Our Client, a large food manufacturer, are currently seeking a skilled Project Engineer to join their team. 

However, it is more than just a food company. It’s a place where you can grow your career, learn new skills, and make a positive impact on the world.

With a wide range of meat and seafood products that delight consumers worldwide, They are always looking for talented and passionate people to join its team of over 13000 employees across 40 sites in Canada and Europe.

If you decide to join their team you will be part of a culture that values innovation, quality, sustainability, and customer satisfaction. You will also have the opportunity to work with diverse and delicious products that are sourced responsibly and sustainably from over 50 different protein sources from 5 continents. 

They have a 25-year history of excellence in the food industry and provides over 500 million meals for the global market every year. 

Their vision is to be the most successful food company in the world - If you are looking for a rewarding and exciting career in the food sector, Sofina Foods is the place for you.


The Role

The Project Engineer is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, control and completion of the project while remaining aligned with the strategy, commitments and goals of the business. This role is to facilitate collaboration among engineers and other skilled professionals. Providing direction and leadership to those working on engineering projects, and work to identify areas in which the team could be more productive or produce a higher quality services. The Project Engineer allows and guides the team to meet deadlines and constantly strives for improvement.


Key Accountabilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress and key milestones
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimise project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Produce monthly status reports.


Skills and Experience Required

  • A number of years project engineering experience
  • Proven success working at all levels of management
  • Strong educational background, preferably in the fields of engineering
  • Proven working experience as a project manager in the information FM sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in cad development
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft project
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and budgetary guidelines

For more information on this exciting role please get in touch or apply with your CV today.