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Role: Project engineer
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £25k – £35k
Type: Perm – Monday to Fridays

Overview of the Project Engineer

2fawcett are recruiting for a Project Engineer based in Sheffield. Our client is seeking a talented Project engineer to join our team in designing, developing, integrating and assembling systems.

The successful candidate will be working in a small close-knit team in the companies’ projects in both development and production from initial designs through to on-site commissioning which has opportunities for international travel. Flexible working hours including flexi days.

Key Responsibilities –

  • Take part in the full project life cycle from design, systems, wiring and assembly of the companies test machinery.
  • Design and develop the companies PLC programs and HMI systems working on Ladder logic systems.
  • Communicate with customers on requirements, timeframes as well as repairs and installation.
  • Opportunities are available to travel worldwide to customer sites for the installation, commissioning, and maintenance.
  • Understand and comply with internal and external standards following the companies’ operational procedures.
  • Contributing to the safe operation of the company by following the agreed health & safety guidelines.
  • Creation of technical build manuals.

Essentials –

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in mechanical, electrical or software engineering or HND with relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar mechanical, electrical or software engineering.
  • Proficiency in PLC and HMI systems – specifically with ladder logic (LD) to IEC 61131-3 or similar.
  • Excellent team-working abilities in a project environment.

Desirables –

  • Understanding of LabVIEW applications.
  • Understanding of CAD and engineering drawings.
  • Understanding of SolidWorks
  • Previous experience working with ISO 9001 or similar QA system.


  • 35 Hour flexible working week – Monday to Friday:
  • Core hours, 10:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday
  • Earliest start time 8:00
  • Latest finishing time 18:00
  • Further adjustments may be made depending on personal circumstances.
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of standard public holidays.
  • Flexitime can accrue and be spent for up to 7hrs every 4 weeks, or used for childcare,
  • doctors’ appointments etc in ¼, ½ or full days. For up to 13 extra days off a year.
  • Workplace Personal pension Scheme with a generous, matched, 5.5% employers pension contribution.
  • Bonus scheme subject to company performance.

Extra Benefits:

Death in service benefit up to pensionable age

Income protection scheme

Generous sick pay scheme

Working in a friendly, and supportive environment.

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