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PX Engineering Limited – Hand Sanitiser Process Plant – Aycliffe Site

PX Engineering Limited are an independent Projects and Engineering Consultancy Contractor operating throughout the UK and Europe.

The Project:

Working on behalf of PX Engineering under an EPCM Contract. PX Engineering provided Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management for a new build Hand Sanitiser Plant based at Newton Aycliffe. Total estimated value approx. £17.5m.

JPS Project Procurement Support:

Johnson Procurement Solutions Limited were contracted by PX Engineering to provide Project Procurement in order to ensure the effective selection and placing of contracts in regard to the Major Equipment and Subcontract Packages.

In order to achieve these goals JPS completed the following:

  1. Development of a project specific Procurement Strategy.

  2. Working with PX's existing procurement department to establish a list of vendors for all key equipment, subcontracts required for the project packages.

  3. Compiled and issued all Invitation to Tender documentation in line with the client and project requirements. Managed all bid reviews with the project team and successfully negotiated the contractual conditions to ensure suitable credit terms and risks mitigated.

  4. Developed and management the daily procurement schedule to ensure, Equipment and Subcontract packages were placed within the project forecasted timescales.

  5. Produced weekly reporting for the project senior management team and end client's procurement team. Detailing all procurement activities within the period and highlighting all potential areas of risk or concern to the project team.

  6. Completed all negotiations and using best practise procurement techniques to achieve in excess of the project buying target.

Subcontract Packages Placed:

  • Demolition Package

  • Civils Package

  • Structural Steel Package

  • ANSI Pipework Package

  • Hygienic Pipework Package

  • Hygienic Walls and Ceilings Package

  • HVAC Package

  • Fire Water Package

  • Electrical and Controls & Instrumentation Package

  • Specialist Flooring Package

  • Modular Accommodation Package

Major Equipment Packages Placed:

  • Tanks & Vessels

  • Pumps

  • C&I Equipment

  • MCC and LV Package

  • Control Valves

  • Process Control System

Project Procurement Data:

Procurement Spend: In excess £13,500,000.00

No of Packages: 30+

Project Contacts:

PX Engineering – Paul Cook, Project Director

Johnson Procurement Solutions – Steven Johnson, Director


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