Kongsberg Maritime - Deck Machinery and Motion Control

Project Engineer

Kongsberg Maritime UK Ltd

Gateshead, UK

Job Purpose                                        

The Project Engineer is responsible for the management of projects ensuring that a project or group of projects is delivered safely, to budget, programme and to a high standard of quality. This will include the development, production and maintenance of detailed project plans, ensuring that all key tasks, budgets and milestones are suitably identified with project stakeholders and that they are programmed in line with customer’s requirements.

The Project Engineer will contribute to the Business monthly project reviews to ensure effective management of project status, finances and cash-flow performance.

The Project Engineer will also work closely with the Senior Projects Manager to drive continuous improvement within the organisation and ensure that the Management of our projects remain compliant with the CM Management System requirements (PP – Manage Projects and Programmes).

Key Accountabilities                                        

  • Delivery of projects to time, cost and quality.
  • Execution and maintenance of detailed project management plans
  • Tracking and delivering milestones, financial accounting and risk management.
  • Cost and variation control management.
  • Support to the Project Manager
  • Maintaining compliance with all associated Kongsberg CM Management System processes.
  • Customer interface and reporting.
  • Management of subcontractors for the aftermarket service support
  • Controlling and managing the project budget, providing monthly progress status and finance reports.
  • Input and upkeep of appropriate company documentation management systems and the management of electronic contract files.
  • Interfacing with both our internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintaining compliance with Export Controlled Technology / Hardware processes and procedures.
  • Attendance at weekly project review meetings.
  • Within capabilities other suitable tasks as deemed appropriate  by the business.  

Key Experiences and any Qualification

  • Project Management accreditation desirable i.e. APMP.
  • HNC / HND in Engineering discipline.
  • Ability to influence at all levels.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Self motivated, prepared to use their own initiative and able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong planning and organising skills to manage short, medium and long-term activities and deliverables.
  • Ability to understand the importance of a good work ethic.
  • Ability to build relationships that bring together a broad range of talents, experience and perspectives thus promoting the "One Team" approach.
  • Acts in a professional courteous manner to our colleagues and Customers at all times.
  • An aptitude for problem solving in a high-pressure environment.
  • Compliance with the company's HS&E policies and procedures and involvement in HSE governance activities.
  • Support of the project team in the absence of the project manager
  • Active participation in Business improvement activities.
  • Ability to work with our ERP system and other IT software packages such as Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, Microsoft PowerPoint.

KMCM Core Values                                          

  • Determined                                                     
  • Innovative                                                       
  • Collaborative                                                  
  • Reliable

Functional/Technical Competencies and Levels  

  • Product awareness                                                      
  • international travel                                                      
  • CONDO trained                                              
  • SC cleared

Role Specific Variations                                    

  • Support in STW and commissioning of OEM and Aftermarket systems                      
  • Afterhours Support                                                      
  • Hydraulic support for OEM and Aftermarket business

Role Specific Dimensions

  • Internal Interfaces:  Sales, Engineering, Procurement, Stores & Logistics, Finance.              
  • External Interfaces:  Customers and Suppliers       

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