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Senior Project Engineer - NPI / NPD

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Senior Project Engineer


To £45K & Pension + Healthcare

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Project Engineer / Project Manager to join the Technical team at a global packaging company in Lancashire.

This is a new role within the department ensuring a structured, gated approach is applied to all NPI/NPD and improvement projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with customers on new projects ensuring the correct solution is scoped, costed and implemented correctly
  • Co-ordinate and lead internal project teams to a successful conclusion on all projects
  • Lead factory improvement projects
  • Assist in writing capex proposals and monitor project budgets
  • Co-ordinate technical trials and produce reports
  • Assist Commercial team with enquiries by providing technical support
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Lead Automation Engineers to successfully implement new technologies in line with project plans


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • An engineering background with particular experience in NPI/NPD
  • Experienced in following a structured/gated project management process
  • Experience gained in a manufacturing environment; knowledge of plastics/injection moulding -advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good team working skills and the proven ability to positively influence cross functional teams.
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Full driving license and willingness to travel

APPLY NOW or contact Christine Edwards at Morgan Ryder Associates on 0151 315 1252 to discuss in more detail

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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