Job Title: Project Engineer


Job Type: Permanent


Location: Kidderminster, Worcestershire


Salary: £30K - £40K, plus bonus variable (performance and profit related)


Industry: Oil & Gas


Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and a World-leader in Design & Manufacture of Filtration & Chemical Processing Equipment, amongst other related equipment to the process industries. Due to project and team growth, a new opportunity has arisen for a Project Engineer to join this exciting business on a permanent basis. Ideally you will have experience within the Oil & Gas or related industries.


Summary of Job:


  • Responsible for various ongoing projects including the cost-effective design, material procurement, instigation, control and compilation and submission of all associated engineering documentation


Staff relationship:


  • Directly responsible to the Engineering Manager and Lead Engineers in their absence


  • Direct supervision of sub-ordinates; may have the services of Junior Engineers, Draughtspersons and Trainee Engineers


  • Liaises internally with all departments


  • Liaises externally with clients, certified authorities, third party inspection bodies, suppliers, sub-contractors, etc.


Duties and responsibilities:


  • Shall be fully committed to the achievement of the company policies and objectives with attention to quality, safety & environment


  • Will undertake reasonable instructions from senior personnel in the best interests of the company


  • Special respect shall be paid to quality and safety and include but not be limited to the following:
  • Assisting Sales in the preparation of quotation drawings/documentation (workload permitting)


  • Assisting in the development of new equipment/new product ranges (workload permitting)


  • Assisting in the creation of standard 3D models and library parts (workload permitting)




  • Creating cost effective designs by integration of common parts and standardisation of components


  • Producing General Arrangement drawings, Manufacturing drawings and Technical Specifications


  • Producing 3D models for estimating weights, volumes, interferences, determining complex geometry, etc.


  • Verification of designs by calculations and/or FEA/CFD (analysis to be carried out under supervision)


  • Designing products that are safe and in accordance with Health & Safely legislation


  • Designing products that comply with applicable design codes, e.g. ASME VIII, ASME B31.3, etc.


  • Designing products that comply with applicable governing legislation, e.g. 2014/68/EU (PED)


Material Procurement


  • Producing material requisitions to ensure all material/quantity/technical requirements are identified


  • Using standard components and referencing part numbers from the company system, where possible
  • Instigation and ongoing control of projects/contracts from Sales hand-over through to delivery.


  • Organisation of the duties, tasks & workload of engineers assisting on larger contracts.


  • Liaison with Quality/Production to ensure ‘sub-contract’ and ‘in-house’ activity is considered and controlled


  • Supervising workshop personnel and/or sub-contractors, as required
  • Organisation and preparation of all engineering documentation requirements, as required by the contract


  • Submission of required contract documentation to client/third party, via the Documentation department





Minimum GCSE Grade 5 (equivalent grade C) or higher in Maths & English HNC in Mechanical Engineering essential

Essential knowledge of Microsoft packages (Outlook, Word, Excel) required

Experience using Adobe Acrobat


AutoCad experience essential

SolidWorks & 3D Modelling

ASME PV code knowledge preferred (i.e. ASME VIII)

Knowledge of manufacturing, welding, piping and materials essential

Experience of working within the Oil & Gas industry preferred

Experience of filters, strainers and pressure vessels preferred





  • Company bonus


  • Company pension scheme


  • Life insurance (death in service)


  • 23 days holiday (19 floating days, 4 fixed towards Christmas shutdown) +extra service days +Bank Holidays +Birthday Leave (after 2 full calendar years’ service)


  • Training opportunities


  • Free eye tests and contribution towards spectacles for PC users, if appropriate


  • On-site parking


Hours of work


Office hours enable flexi-time working, covering a 37-hour week. Flexible start and finish times are available with core hours which must be covered each day. Monday to Thursday covers an 8-hour shift and Friday covers a 5-hour shift.

For more information about this role please apply, or email Daniel Warby on who will be able to provide more details on the opportunity.

Many thanks, Premier Group

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