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Engineering Project Manager

Warrington, WRT, GB, WA36UT

Engineering Project Manager 

Location: Warrington 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.


The Bilfinger Engineering Division is growing fast and we need talent like you! These exciting new positions are important to our growth strategy of providing high quality engineering, design and project services to our clients.


As a key member of the Bilfinger UK Engineering Team you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most stimulating and ground breaking design and EPC projects in the UK. Professional development of our Engineering Team is key to our success and if you join us, you will be given a Personal Development Plan, including training and further education along with more responsibility. At the same time, you will be part of the global Bilfinger engineering organisation, which is a 5,000 strong community that can give you wider opportunities and the possibility to work internationally. 


We will reward you with an attractive remuneration package, combined with flexibility relating to working hours and hybrid working. This role can be worked from either our Warrington or Middlesbrough offices and we currently offer a 60:40 working pattern with a minimum of three days in the office each week. Join us, to make Engineering work!



  • Together with your team of Lead Engineers, Engineers and Designers, you are responsible for the delivery of single and multi-discipline engineering, EPCM or EPC projects
  • Project predominantly reside in the UK, but you will be expected to carry out projects for Europe and potentially wider areas of the Bilfinger business areas
  • These projects will range across the full lifecycle from concept to commissioning, in both green and brownfield applications
  • The projects will vary in complexity and size, delivered for all the major sectors (Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Energy, Utilities, Chemicals, Petrochemicals and Food)
  • You are responsible to manage and complete the projects within budget and planning. This includes change control, profit and loss
  • You will manage engineering projects, where you will take complete ownership of your projects
  • A project is only completed after the last invoice has been paid by the client
  • Depending on size and complexity you may manage one project or a portfolio of projects
  • Projects can be stand-alone engineering projects, where you will be Bilfinger’s focal point in front of the client, or your project can also be the engineering scope of a Bilfinger EPCM / EPC project.



If you have the following profile, then we are looking forward to meeting you

  • Extensive experience as an Engineering Manager or Project Manager, in multi-discipline projects, in an Engineering / EPCM / EPC company, in one of the above mentioned sectors
  • Experience setting up an Engineering project schedule and project reporting system
  • Experience developing and implementing an engineering project management plan / design management plan
  • Good knowledge of the main engineering and design disciplines: Automation, Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Piping, EC&I and Process
  • Sound practical knowledge of and experience with various phases of engineering and construction projects – concept, FEED, detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning
  • Experience and good understanding of working with the common standard forms of contract (NEC3 and 4, FIDIC, etc.)
  • Result oriented. You are only satisfied after your engineering and design is accepted by the client, you delivered top quality and the client is very satisfied with the performance of you and your team
  • You plan and organise your activities before you allow your team to start spending hours. You understand the dependencies of the engineering activities within the project, but also the dependencies between the other disciplines. You have a ‘one time right’ mentality
  • You are capable of identifying growth within the company with support to sales, business management, company procedures and strategies
  • You delegate to your team, but at the same time you know exactly what is going on in your project, and intervene if required
  • You implement a solid change control procedure for your team, and you can convince the client of the budget and planning consequences of changes
  • You can lead and motivate your team so that they achieve the targets, also in case of setbacks
  • Preferred:
    • BSc / BEng / MSc or Equivalent in relevant Engineering discipline
    • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer
    • Qualification from APM (Association for Project Management)
    • Experience as an EPM in the highly regulated process Industries


We like to meet you

Are you interested in this position, and do you have this profile? Then we are very interested to meet you, and we invite you to apply.

Our selection process consists of two interviews that can take place within two weeks. If you are still interested and we are still interested after the two interviews, then you will received a job offer, and then we hope to welcome you very soon at Bilfinger UK.


If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


Engineering & Consultancy | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | White-collar workers | Bachelor's degree | Engineering - General  

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