Recruiting Project Engineers

We are seeking new Project Engineers.

If you feel you have what it takes to work in a dynamic advanced manufacturing environment please contact us.

N.B. This job is advertised across various platforms.




CCP Gransden is pleased to be recruiting Project Engineers for its high value manufacturing facility in Ballygowan, County Down. These exciting roles will primarily support the company’s activities in the manufacture of advanced composite parts and assemblies for customers in the aerospace, defence, and automotive sectors. The ideal candidates will be key players in the Engineering Team within a dynamic and agile company. The candidates will have a willingness to be hands-on in the development and execution of new and challenging projects.


  • Manage engineering programmes effectively to ensure adherence to schedule, cost and quality.
  • Liaise efficiently with customers to provide programme updates, communicate issues arising and to agree resolutions to variances arising or non-conformances raised.
  • Coordinate programme activities with colleagues across Design, Quality, and Operations to ensure customers’ requirements are met and internal procedures adhered to.
  • Manage the interaction with the supply chain, including material suppliers and toolmakers, to source suitable materials, and test and evaluate new technologies.
  • Compile knowledge capture reports, risk registers, project progress reports, and control project spend to budget.
  • Support the preparation of responses to Requests for Information and responses to Requests for Proposals in support of new business activity.
  • Support the Engineering Director in further developing the company’s engineering capability to promote continued business growth.


  • An honours degree in an Engineering or related subject / HND with associated industrial experience.
  • Minimum 1-year industrial experience in an Engineering / Production environment.


  • Prior experience in analysing and presenting data clearly, for example working with a company ERP system, using project management, CRM etc.
  • Experience in the use of SolidWorks or Catia to interrogate customer design data.
  • Experience in working with leading Tier 1 or OEM companies in UK and abroad.
  • A working knowledge of AS9100 and / or IATF 16949.


In addition to a competitive salary, the successful candidates will receive a company laptop, mobile phone, and support for professional development.  The positions will also attract a discretionary annual bonus of up to 10% which will provide successful candidates with an attractive annual package in the range of £26k to £35k, depending upon experience.  These posts are an exciting opportunity to join a growing company with the potential for progression and career development.


Email with CV and cover letter. Please include subject heading as ‘Project Engineer Application’.


  • CCP Gransden has been in business since 1894 (over 130 years), evolving from a shipbuilding and repair company into a developer and manufacturer of advanced composites across high-value manufacturing sectors such as aerospace, transportation, security, and defence. 
  • CCP Gransden has a sophisticated aerospace-grade manufacturing facility that can deliver one of the UK’s widest selections of advanced composite manufacturing processes in-house.
  • Substantial in-house capability is further enhanced with an experienced and skilled team, ensuring CCP Gransden can reliably support a wide variety of exclusive projects. 
  • This expertise in the growing field of advanced composites combined with a proven track record has gained CCP Gransden a respected market position.
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