Project Engineer

Full Time | Permanent | Aberbeeg, South Wales

Blackwood Engineering Limited is a dynamic, fast growing family business with over 75 years experience.

We are a global supplier of high quality castings and counterweights, manufactured in China and India. Our castings are supplied to our customers in a broad range of industries, including materials handling, industrial and construction equipment.

From our UK and mainland Europe locations, we offer first class logistics service and project engineering support to our global customers.

Who we are looking for

We are seeking another enthusiastic, highly motivated Project Engineer to join our fast-growing Engineering/ Projects Department.

You will have a structured and organised working attitude and able to work independently with multiple projects and deadlines.

You will lead and manage a range of NPI/Engineering Change projects through the project life cycle from sales handover to full production, reporting directly to the Project Manager.

Your Responsibilities

Working closely with our Suppliers/ Customers and internal cross-functional teams you will ensure that quality parts are delivered to our world class Customers on time, in scope and within budget. Main responsibilities include:

  • Creation and maintenance of the project tracking timeline and project files.

  • Ensuring our standardised APQP process is followed, fully complied with and supporting documentation is clear, relevant, organised and centrally available.

  • Lead and organise technical reviews with the supplier, assessing supplier control processes and ensuring correct validation of all PPAP/ quality documentation.

  • Working with the supplier, providing technical leadership to ensure samples and pre-production parts are delivered appropriately and on time and that supplier processes allow for repeatability and reproducibility to remove risks of issues in full production.

  • Develop a close working relationship with the customer, being the key technical contact, understanding and managing the customer specifications/ promoting the voice of the customer during the project phase and after completion.

  • Ensure PPAP completion and approval prior to production handover and delivery of the new parts.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum 9 GCSEs including Maths and English at Grade C or above

  • B Tech 3 or 2 A Levels

  • HND/ Mechanical Engineering Degree

  • Sound knowledge and experience of APQP, including the PPAP process, FMEA’s and control plans.

  • Strong knowledge of metallurgy, metrology techniques and drawing practices

  • Experience working with suppliers based in India and China would be advantageous

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