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Project Lead Engineer

Project Lead Engineer

Location:  Dunfermline, Scotland
Salary:  GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum

Escape Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Project Lead Engineer to join our clients team based in Dunfermline. They offer; hybrid working, excellent salary/benefits package and are regularly featured in the Sunday Times “Best Companies to Work for” list. They are very much a company who promote from within (they have supported many of their engineers to Chartered – CEng status), value and develop their staff and provide opportunities for personal growth and development.  They are also known locally for their community outreach and charity work.


The Role


  • Proactively manage and monitor engineering work for the project in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Bridge the boundaries between engineering and project management by liaising between the project manager and allocated technical resources.
  • Fulfil the role of primary technical point of contact for the consumer (Customer).
  • Deliver the product in line with the terms of the contract and within the tendered cost ceiling for hardware and engineering hours.
  • Management of work carried out by allocated project teams
  • Effective management of change in relation to technical scope and engineering hours budget.
  • Able to provide a clear status of project progress, technical risks (incl. mitigations), opportunities and budget, answering client technical queries.


The Candidate


  • Previous experience as a senior design engineer
  • Leadership skills; Self-motivated and proactive; Approachable and helpful; Effective communication to both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Exhibit a high degree of professionalism.
  • Skilled in risk identification, mitigation, and management


If you feel this is the right role for you then please get in touch with Stuart Barton at Escape Recruitment

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