Permanent

Project Manager

Job Opportunity Details
Project ManagerPermanent
Project ManagerThetford, UK
Project Manager
Project ManagerCompetitive salary, Bonus & Benefits
Project ManagerOnsite
Project ManagerPW6946

Our client is an Automotive supply company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world.

Their Niche Manufacturing division is looking to bring a Project Engineer into the team to undertake project management of stand-alone short duration motorsport, fixturing and service spares projects, also supporting project prototyping of a wider program. General project management responsibility for the planning and coordination of project activities, including defining project scope and manpower requirements for achievement of deliverables to quality, timing and cost targets.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Lead and deliver project plans for new proposals and existing projects through liaison with functional departments leaders, including creation of cost models and customer quotes.
•    Define project scope and timeline, identifying key project deliverables and milestones maintaining relevant documentation and communication               with stakeholders
•    Create project team through Manpower and facilities planning, ensuring resources are available to support project activities through to OTIF               delivery
•    Risk planning and management throughout project, following escalation procedures when necessary.
•    Manage project timing within overall project plan; tracking progress changes and develop recovery plans when necessary.
•    Control project spend within allocated budget, running reports for reporting and escalation.
•    Ensure quality of deliverables from functional departments, manage achievement of project deliverables at program milestones, and facilitate               customer sign-off at gateway stages.
•    Collate and deliver weekly management status reports.
•    External customer liaison and reporting for stand-alone projects.
•    Resolve any open issues upon project completion, general final project report and collate lessons learned into database.
•    Maintain project file directory database, ensure configuration control for project documents and reports.
•    Follows all general procedures as indicated in the General Procedures section of the Level 3 Procedures Manual.
•    Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management systems (e.g. TS 16949,                  ISO 90012014).
•    Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
•    Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 
•    Minimum HNC/HND third level qualifications.
•    Understanding of manufacturing process and ability to understand engineering drawings
•    Knowledge and experience of automotive product development process and activities
•    Good communication and professional presentation skills for customer and supplier interfacing
•    Leadership, man management and conflict resolution skills
•    Able to work at pace & multitask / prioritise workloads
•    Capable of organising and managing priorities, utilise problem solving techniques
•    Computer literate, with advanced MS Word, Powerpoint & Excel skills/abilities, MS Project expertise preferred
•    Prince2 or similar would be desirable

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