Project Engineer / Project Assistant

  • Northamptonshire
  • £28,000 - £35,000
  • Permanent

Purpose of the role:

This position will play a vital role in developing a robust engineering organization through the fast-paced growth we expect to see. You will work directly with the Chief Engineer to present information, manage engineering documentation, build processes, and pull the right people together to push initiatives forward to build the company together.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Read through technical documentation and legislation, and hold review sessions with stakeholders to summarize necessary information and help create actionable items
  • Involve relevant stakeholders to collect requirements and create documentation such as system specifications, design guidelines, etc
  • Help manage online project management tools and implement changes to improve efficiency
  • Work with Chief Engineer and Project Management to create initiatives, involve stakeholders and follow up on deliverables
  • Attend targeted meetings and events, take minutes, and summarize to stakeholders for key decisions
  • Host regular review sessions with Chief Engineer to plan work and summarize information
  • Propose and help implement initiatives to help engineering organization

Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and curiosity, especially within automotive sector
  • Strong reading comprehension – able to summarize and simplify complex bodies of information
  • Ability to create initiatives and momentum with very little direction
  • Personable and professional communication with all parties
  • Extreme discipline and organization with technical processes and documentation
  • Quick, lateral thinking to find simple and robust solutions

Personal Attributes:

  • Hands-on experience either in professional or personal environments (Personal projects, factory floor, etc)
  • Experience working in small, collaborative environments
  • Ability to create and maintain their own momentum in workplace
  • Evidence of lateral thinking in agile environments
  • Good attitude and optimistic towards future
  • Strong work ethic and genuine humility



  • Undergraduate degree in relevant field
  • 2+ years in similar roles


  • 5+ years in similar roles

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