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Project Manager - Battery Engineering

Project Manager - Battery Engineering

Job Title: Project Manager - Battery Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG-5879-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2021 18:05

Job Description

Our specialist Battery Engineering client are seeking a Project Manager to join their expanding team.
This is a Project Management role in a fast-paced specialist battery engineering and manufacturing company and the successful candidate will have ownership of and responsibility for all aspects of Project Management including development & management of Timing Plans, Budget Control and Internal & External Project Communications, managing the process from Concept to Delivery, whether it’s a prototype project or a full production programme. 
Working as part of Project Team consisting of a Product Owner, Design Lead, the PM will be responsible for overall project deliverables for timing, budget, and resource planning within the project definitions. 
Project Management
Develop & Manage Project Timing Plan with Input from Others. 
Control Budget & Project Resources to deliver projects on time & on budget.
Prepare Weekly & Monthly reports to management team as well as ad hoc reports as required. 
Manage customer communication and lead all customer meetings.
Write and maintain Meeting Logs & Minutes and disseminate them to required parties.
Manage Customer Requirements and maintain change log. 
Manage Internal & External Resources including booking test facilities and prototype build resources. 
Project Support – Engineering 
Support Engineering Functions as required with Timing & Budget Information
Assist in Technical Discussions & Meetings by taking minutes and managing change requests. 
Single Point of Contact for Timing & Budget Issues for Engineering Staff
Project Support – Manufacturing
Support Manufacturing Co-Ordinator with Build Planning from Timing Perspective 
Support Manufacturing Co-Ordinator with Facility Improvement Requirement Requests from Budget & Timing Perspective.
Support Manufacturing Supervisor with timing plans for prototype builds so they can plan resources effectively. 
Project Support - Purchasing:
Ownership of overall Procurement Timing & Budgets 
Assist in supplier selection from budget & timing perspective.
Ownership of Project & System budget inclusive of component & investment costs as appropriate 
Liaise with internal resources and suppliers to secure parts as required.
Project Support – Management Team
Feed into management time and provide detailed overview of current project performance.
Support Management Meetings as Required.
Skills / Experience: 
Experience of running projects from Cradle to Grave 
Experience of managing multiple projects and prioritising work is desirable. 
Experience of working within a technical or production related environment is desirable but not essential. 
Technical Knowledge of Batteries or Automotive systems not required, training will be provided, and technical decisions will be managed by Design & Product Owners. 
Budget & Resource Management Experience Essential. 
Competent Time Management of other and Microsoft Project/Timing Plan Management is Essential.