Mechanical Project Manager

Location Salford
Job Type Contract
Salary £40 - 45 per hour
Contact Luke Corr
Call 07795 452 175
Reference 12103596LC1

** Mechanical Project Manager **

Process machinery / Plant lay-outs / GA’s / Food industry

 Location: Greater Manchester / Trafford Park

6-12-month contract / project

£40.00 - £45.00p/h DOE – Outside IR35

Our client:

Our client is a leading UK Engineering, projects, and installations company, managing large EPC projects for major blue chip FMCG manufacturers UK wide. They are recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer, for a 6-12-month contract, with the likelihood of long-term extensions. You will be expected to oversee a small team of installation electricians across sites UK wide (mainly Northern based) within FMCG & food process manufacturing.

Due to an influx of projects, they are looking for a Mechanical Project Manager to join their team on a contracts basis to assist on key projects.

For the position of Mechanical Project Manager, you will require to conduct the following daily duties:

  • Site experience – site surveys
  • Managing projects including steel platforms, pipework, layouts, conveyors – process food equipment
  • Quoting jobs after enquiry/site survey – ensuring commercials are met
  • Edit and modify drawings on CAD (Solidworks ideal) where needed
  • Ensure specifications and customer requirements are met
  • Organise suppliers & subcontractors (lifting equipment etc) – quotes etc
  • Liaise with workshop and re: labour/manpower
  • Ensure industry regulations and safety are adhered
  • Oversee site installs and ensure project runs smoothly
  • Handover successfully within timescales and budgets

The successful Mechanical Project Manager will need to have the following attributes:

  • Apprentice trained ideally to NVQ L3/HNC Mechanical Engineering
  • Solidworks & AutoCAD appreciation
  • Experienced in fabrications, plant lay-outs and capital equipment install
  • In depth Food Industry projects & site survey experience
  • A strong communicator, organised, flexible mindset, strive for excellence
  • Commutable to Greater Manchester / Salford area

The benefits of this position:

  • A highly reputable EPCM
  • Working in the office 5 days a week – part of the team
  • Minimum 6–12-month contract with potential for longer
  • Outside IR35 – Limited company suitable

I am looking to speak to talented contract Mechanical Project Managers who are looking for a rewarding and challenging technical position for a 6 -12-month contract. For more information on this please contact Luke Corr, Recruitment Manager, at ATA Recruitment.

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