Project Engineer

Sandwich, Kent
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

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Project Engineer | Sandwich, England, United Kingdom | £45,000 + Loads of benefits

If you're an exceptional Engineer looking for the next role, this might be your dream job.

This is a chance to work at the cutting edge of sustainable food production, helping our Projects team to design, procure and contract the plant equipment necessary to deliver our farms and product.

This is a fascinating period in British farming, with the evolution of techniques and infrastructure.

As you develop in this role, you will be responsible for working with the Engineering, Operations & R&D teams to develop projects from concept to delivery in support of our expanding indoor growing facility at Sandwich, Kent.


  • You will be reporting to the Engineering Director and will work closely with them on a daily basis.
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of the equipment, systems, and components used in our farms.
  • Develop options for how to implement the design requirements set by the wider team.
  • Develop specifications in consultation with the Operations and Engineering teams.
  • Identify potential suppliers based on project requirements.
  • Present different cost options for different project scenarios.
  • Review valuations and approve payments


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field with 2+ years of experience.
  • PC skills including MS Office, and familiarity with Autocad / Revit is a plus.
  • A background in HVAC or automation is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business; 

• Commercial


• Operations

• Technical

• Growing

• Agronomy

• Engineering

• Finance

• HR, Admin & IT

• Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.

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Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road
United Kingdom

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