Project Engineer


Reference: PM_24.06

Position type: Full time - 37 hours

Location: Kilmarnock

Salary: up to £50K dependent upon qualifications and experience

Closing date: 31/07/2024


We are looking to strengthen our Engineering team with  Experienced Project Engineers with specialist skills in Engineering Design, Electrical Engineering and/or Technical Project Management to work on rail projects from initial brief, through the design and development stage, testing, manufacture and implementation of an efficient and cost-effective engineering project management process for each project lifecycle.


Roles Responsibilities / Tasks

  • To develop project plans and integrate engineering specifications with production schedules to meet the overall requirements of the client in the most cost effective and reliable manner.
  • Project planning, structuring and scheduling ensuring all key stakeholders are involved and information is effectively documented and shared.
  • Monitor, develop and progress the project plan/schedule - acting as the link between the client, engineering and production to ensure critical tasks and milestones are met.
  • Development and use of Bills Of Material to record material requirements for each project and work with procurements to place orders.
  • Day to day involvement in delivering the project requirements in terms of interpretation of drawing and engineering specifications, materials ordering and progressing quality control.
  • Drafting and / or Signing off project documentation relating to work completed and working within production to ensure critical tasks are completed by properly assessed and competent staff.
  • Assist the Engineering and Project management team in developing a standard set of project management principles.  Engage with key stakeholders to ensure these principles are accepted and implemented and work to improve existing documentation to meet a consistently high standard.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are in place and observed.
  • Promote Brodie Engineering's behavioural expectations by enhancing and supporting working relationships within the business, customers and external agencies.


Key Relationships & Contracts

  • Reporting directly to Engineering Management
  • Working closely with: Engineering, Production, Procurement, Stores and HSQE.


Key Skills required for the role

  • Experienced project engineer in a fast-paced environment.
  • Relevant project management qualification is essential.
  • High level of understanding engineering drawings and writing technical documents / work instructions from them.
  • Good communication skills, able to brief staff and customers on progress and next steps.
  • Problem solving skills, identifying solutions to issues arising or facilitate with the appropriate person.
  • Commercial and Financial awareness, able to understand project costs and identify efficiencies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite, including MS project and power point – a good understanding of CAD packages would be helpful, but not an essential part of the role.
  • Technical, Electrical or Engineering qualifications or experience preferably gained in the rail or other high hazard industry are desirable.
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities and communicate cross teams effectively.


As well as a highly competitive salary you will also benefit from our comprehensive benefits package which includes EAP, Private medical insurance, Contributory pension scheme and other employee benefits.

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