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Project Engineer

Location : St Ives Cambridgeshire, UK

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

About SF

If you are interested in joining a growing company within Europe’s largest industry, then SF Engineering may be right for you. As one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of products and solutions for the global food industry, a career at SF is beyond what you would expect.

As a leader in our field, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available, including the role of a Project Engineer. Reporting to the UK Engineering Manager, we are seeking ambitious and experienced candidates who will add value to the Projects team.

This role requires someone with a strong engineering background. The role will be a key part of the engineering team and will be integral to the continued growth of the business.

Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Supports Project Managers from order to delivery – provides technical support to all teams within SF throughout project timelines
  • Manages all stakeholder (external & internal) relationships and expectations for smooth project delivery – identifies and takes contingency action, where required
  • Uses knowledge and experience to produce layout drawings – identifying and specifying all mechanical/electrical components within the scope of the project
  • Uses expertise to support technical issues and develop project process – takes ownership for documenting full traceability
  • Uses knowledge for interrogation of product design – identifies and documents cost savings, lean manufacturing/process improvements


  • Strong communication, analytical and influencing skills
  • Proven experience in a similar Engineering position
  • Professional, confident, and mature attitude
  • Methodical working approach
  • Ability to create AutoCAD and Solidworks drawings
  • Driving Licence essential
  • Flexible approach to working hours essential
  • Prepared to travel and work out of hours/weekends, as required


The successful applicant will be required to work on-site for customers as and when the need arises. This will require overnight stays and working away from home weekdays and weekends.

How to Apply

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