Project Engineer

About us

CKF Systems Ltd, with its manufacturing facility based in Gloucester, is an established, leading robotic and automation solutions provider with a reputation for successfully delivering systems to Manufacturing Industries throughout the UK and internationally for over 35 years.

Operating predominately in the Food, Pharmaceutical, Distribution and Automotive Sectors, CKF is now, one of the largest UK based system integrators, designing, and manufacturing robotic systems, automated solutions, and conveyor systems.

The role of Project Engineer is an exciting opportunity to join our highly skilled design team, supporting our business to deliver 1st class automation projects throughout the UK and internationally.

CKF Systems offices in Quedgeley, Gloucester.

The role’s working environment and opportunities:


  • Modern manufacturing facility based in Gloucester
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working team which looks out for each other
  • Specialist company which has a long record of repeat business with well-known blue-chip clients
  • Genuine opportunity to play a key part in the company’s future growth

Skills and experience:

  • A project engineer capable of taking direct control of a range of projects with a value up to several million pounds
  • A minimum HNC qualified engineer (mechanical or controls), with experience in automation, robotics and conveying desirable
  • Capacity to represent the company amongst global businesses, maintaining relationships and company reputation.
  • Evidence of leadership qualities
  • Excellent problem solving, time management and organisational skills with the ability to balance multiple projects
  • Related industry experience (food, pharmaceutical or automotive) preferred
  • Familiarity with 2D and 3D CAD

The job will involve:

  • Overall responsibility for the design, manufacture and delivery of automation projects
  • Full accountability for the performance of your projects from both a financial and timings perspective.
  • Providing the first point of contact for your customers
  • Liaising with suppliers as well as mechanical, electrical, software and manufacturing colleagues to achieve project deliverables
  • Support the installation and commissioning of equipment on customer sites both within the UK and abroad.
  • Regular site and supplier visits
  • Ensuring conformance to all applicable legislative and customer standards
  • Support in the preparation of technical documentation including CE

To apply for this role please send your C.V and covering letter to

Our customers


CKF Systems Limited | Pavilion One | Olympus Park | Quedgeley | Gloucester | GL2 4NF
Tel: +44 (0)1452 728753  Email:

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