Senior Site Project Engineer

Location Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £45000 - 50000 per year 70-80K OTE + Company Pension
Contact Stewart Jackson
Call 07827 295 740
Reference SJ-SSPE

Senior Site Project Engineer

UK & Overseas Projects (The applicant can be based anywhere in the UK)

£45k-£50k Basic salary + £4.5k Car Allowance + Bonus Scheme + 50% Salary uplift whilst overseas – Average earnings approx. £70k-£80k


The Company

I am working exclusively in partnership with one of the UK’s leading process engineering companies.  The business focus on the delivery of turnkey engineering projects for process industries including mechanical, electrical, process and software design with key sectors they work in being food, drink, and pharmaceuticals.  The projects the company deliver range from £2 - £20 million in value and the business employs 160 people at their UK operation including many engineers who have achieved chartered status.

The company have grown incredibly in the past five years from a turnover of £25 million to £50 million currently with the next five years seeing them expect to become a £100 million business.  The company has the backing of a large global organisation and a local trading history dating back over 200 years.

The company are currently looking for a Senior Site Project Engineer to oversee projects initially in the pharmaceutical sector, however you may also get involved in food and beverage projects as well.


The Role

The Senior Site Project Engineer will be responsible for managing projects across the world. The main aspects of the role will include overseeing the following

  • Overseeing the delivery of equipment delivered to site
  • RMAS/Permits required for site completed by Site Manager
  • Auditing of site – progress tracking the site installation against plan.
  • Site Manager picks up the project as soon as they can start co-ordinating delivery of materials to site
  • Ensures all contractors at site are safe and permitted to work and are completing site work to plan and timescales – contractors will be predominately for piping, electrical, mechanical installation
  • Key liaison for site customer to discuss progress and issues
  • Signing off on contractor’s work completed at site
  • Reviewing any layout and design issues during installation to discuss solutions.
  • Managing through changes to order on site.
  • Organising for commissioning engineers to come to site.
  • Liaison for third party manufacturers delivering equipment to site.
  • Weekly progress report on project.


The Candidate

To be successful in your application for this Senior Site Project Engineers role you will need:

  • Site Project, Supervision or Management experience for projects related to pipework or process systems.
  • Most projects will require a substantial amount of time away from home and this could be in the UK or Overseas.
  • An engineering qualification.
  • To be a strong planner
  • To be able to build relationships with customers.


The Benefits

  • £45k-£50k Basic Salary
  • £4.5k Car Allowance
  • 50% salary uplift whilst working on projects overseas
  • Average earnings of £70k-£80k
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Policy


If you’re interested please apply online, send your CV to 

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