Project Engineer - (Modernisations)

Date: 11-Nov-2022

Location: Banbury, GB

Company: Konecranes

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


We are recruiting a Project Engineer to join the modernisation team full time, permanent basis.


The role of Project Engineer works within the Projects team - Modernisations and Installations, and coordinates the activities, resources and tasks that relate to a specific project and ensures jobs costs are kept within quoted parameters and provides progress reports to Project Manager.


The role is based in the south of the UK and will require the successful candidate to be willing to travel and stay overnight as and when the project requires this (accommodation and subsistence will be provided).


This role would ideally suit an electrically qualified engineer, who is looking to further their career within a project environment.


You report to the Project Manager.


You will:

  • Conduct project related tasks independently and support the Project Manager in daily tasks and takes responsibility in their absence.
  • Lead projects under supervision of Project Manager.
  • Assist in the preparation of Safety Documentation (SSOW, SSA, RAMS, Project plans, Lift Planning)
  • Ensure site team has all necessary resources to enable the project to be carried out successfully.
  • Meet with the project team (Technicians & Field Supervisors), ensuring that each team member understands their responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Manage vendor relationships, relaying information between the project management and client.
  • Ensure jobs costs are kept within cost audit quoted parameters and provides progress reports to Project Manager.
  • Coordinate queries and escalates points of concern to appropriate stakeholders, monitoring resolution and updating all involved.
  • Development and innovation: Carry out day-to-day project coordination activities, analyses and improves current ways of working using where possible 1KC processes.
  • Onsite meeting / one to one with the customers
  • Onsite to kick projects off and to close off.
  • Some large projects may require site base work/ working away

What we are looking for from you:

  • HNC / ONC Electrical Engineering.
  • Demonstrable relevant experience required
  • IOSH preferable
  • Commercial acumen.
  • Must be willing and able to travel (sometime stay overnight required)
  • IT skills (ERP tools/SAP).


  • An excellent base salary
  • Paid travel time - you are paid from the moment you leave your home in the morning and on the return home from your last job of the day
  • Generous overtime
  • Annual bonus
  • Contributory pension, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • A Company van with satellite navigation, work wear and smart phone are provided
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Employee Shares Save Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme – 100s of discounts on high street and online purchases including retail, grocery, DIY and leisure
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We provide specialised training on high-quality products, provision of all equipment and PPE along with excellent company working practices and industry-leading training programme

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.