Project Engineer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1361079

 Job Description

Project Engineer

The Company

Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is an innovative, world class supplier of high quality, technically complex automotive components.

Based in Carrickfergus, Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is a proud member of the Ryobi Group.  With the help of our Japanese parent company we can bring the latest technological advances to our European Customers.

Ryobi’s vision is to maintain a sustainable business by achieving the best results for our customers, maximising the potential of every employee through mutual respect, trust and teamwork. 

Our mission is to be the Number 1 Die Casting Company in Europe, to build upon our current customer base and increase market share, and to satisfy customer and shareholder requirements.


The role:

Basic Function:

  • To co-ordinate business projects

Principle Job Duties:

  • Assist with and co-ordinate business projects.
  • Develop and implement processes to launch new products.
  • Assist with introduction of procedures, which ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and practice when required.
  • Assist with cost and process estimation for new products (RFQ).
  • Assist the Sales department in Engineering (Business Development Group).
  • Assist with the design and implementation of quality systems that satisfy customer rating requirements.
  • Research new technology to improve process and reduce quality defects.
  • Assist Manufacturing in efforts to reduce variability and increase productivity.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with customer counterparts.
  • Ensure compliance to Health and Safety Practice.Support 5S and lean manufacturing both in new and existing areas.
  • Create technical specification for equipment and tooling.
  • Manage and control capital and tooling budgets.
  • Participate in information sharing, team working and Continuous Improvement programs.
  • Comply with the Company Environmental Policy and requirements of the Environmental Management System, both in normal and emergency situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Essential Criteria:

  • Third level qualification in an engineering/ technical disciplineor
  • Proven experience within high volume manufacturing, with relevant on-the-job training
  • Proven ability of managing capital projects from conception to commissioning, on time and within budgetPrevious experience within an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a customer-facing roleIT literate, and proficient in the use of MS Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Communication skills, both oral and writtenStrong customer focus skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative and effectively contribute within a team environment
  • Ability to see activities through to completion


Desirable Criteria:

  • Proficient in the use of MS Project
  • Experience and knowledge of quality management systems, e.g. TS16949 and ISO 9000, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Fluent in French, Japanese and/or German


Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • A health cash plan
  • Discount scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Service-related holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free car parking
  • Learning and Development opportunities and support
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Service awards