Project Engineering Manager

Rochester, Kent | Fixed Term Contract

Reporting To: Plant Manager

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Job purpose:

We are looking for a Project Engineering Manager to join the company on a 12 month fixed term contract to manage the installation and commission of a new process and packaging line and extension of utility for the new line.


  • To manage capital projects from concept to completion and provide clear direction and strong leadership.

  • To Maintain all project layouts, machine and building drawings.

  • To support a culture that ensures continuous improvement and strives for excellence.

  • Introducing improvements to existing processes and techniques to minimise threat to productivity (feedback to design).

  • Purchasing, cost and supplier management for projects.

  • Equipment and materials management for projects.

  • Actively driving hygiene and health and safety throughout the team and contractors.

  • To promote and comply with legislative and business compliance standards including health and safety, environmental and technical.

  • Responsibility for the Health and Safety of all staff in direct or indirect control.

  • To maintain project charter in order to hit all the milestone.

  • Any other reasonable duties, responsibility or requests that may be issued by Management from time to time.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Proven experience in engineering project management.

  • Hands on AutoCAD experience is essential.

  • Mechanical or electrical experience within a food manufacturing environment and complex plant.

  • Strong experience and knowledge of plant utilities, industrial services compliances, process control and project management.

  • Continuous improvement and lean manufacturing background.

  • Preferably degree educated (or equivalent) within engineering.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including negotiating and influencing.

  • Trouble-shooter and creative problem solver.

  • Commercial acumen and excellent IT skills.

Shift Pattern:

  • Monday - Friday (Based on site)

If you are interested in this role and working for Veetee, please send your CV to

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