Project Engineer (12 months secondment)

Closing date
19 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Engineering, Operations
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Support delivery of the site Capital plan. Working closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered successfully. Support in scoping concepts & developing solutions through to capex writing, submission and management of projects. Accountable for project completion including contractor management, KPI sign off and 'customer' acceptance.


  • Support site project managers with accountability for specific areas of project delivery.
  • Full ownership of some projects from inception, CAPEX submission through to completion.
  • Ownership of financial control for responsible projects.
  • Ensuring all legal checks / documents / systems are in place.
  • Ensure post project reviews are undertaken - build lessons learnt into project process
  • Ensure all site capital projects adhere to relevant PIUK standards & systems, adopt the PepsiCo best practice for early equipment management.
  • Project risk analysis and contingency planning.
  • Financial / operational and performance delivery / handover.
  • Lead and support project initiators in developing scoping documents.
  • Lead tender groups / presentations making recommendations on suppliers.
  • Managing site comms and engagement of front line for project delivery.

Key Measures


  • Adherence to project milestones and OTIF delivery, VSU (Vertical start up) will be a key element.
  • Capex spend management (both capital and expense) to agreed budget and timelines.
  • Project compliance to required safety systems.
  • Quality impact of any projects e.g. food safe design, food safety incidents due to project. implementation.
  • Involved or responsible for small (<£100m) to med (£1mm) scale capital projects.
  • Technical/Engineering background preferable.
  • Project Management and planning skills (knowledge of project management theory and processes) advantagous.
  • Experience of H&S processes (permit writing / risk assessments / ATC / ATO).
  • Knowledge / experience of the CAPEX process advantageous.
  • Knowledge / understanding of CDM regulations an advantage.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision / instruction in a fast moving, ever changing environment.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels including leading both technical and non technical groups in project delivery.
  • Computer literate.(Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Project, CAD -preferred).

Special features:




  • The role requires a wide amount of contact with various 'stakeholders' including the HUB transformation manager, CTS project managers, ops manager, various members of the engineering team, health and safety, quality and central functions. It is expected the project engineer will have excellent communication skills, manage a busy and varied agenda and have the ability to take others with them.


If you're ready to build a fantastic career with some of Britain's best-loved brands, bring your unique talents to our existing business and, together, there's no limit to how far we can go.

PepsiCo are currently the world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages. We employ over 5,000 people across many different locations in the UK. Many of our brands are firm favourites for the nation – Walkers Crisps is the UK’s favourite crisp brand, Tropicana is the UK’s number 1 juice brand and Quaker Oats is the UK’s favourite oats company

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