Project Manager

Bridgwater, United Kingdom | Permanent, full-time
| £35,000 - £38,000 per annum
Ref: MB202 (3 weeks ago)
An outstanding opportunity has arisen for Project Manager to join our specialist engineering client in Bridgwater. As Project Manager, you will be responsible for the management of a portfolio of projects involving the sub-supplier development and manufacturing process.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:
·         Management of build projects in-line with the company project management policy
·         Management of multi-disciplinary project teams through the project lifecycle
·         Management of other company-based projects as designated by the Operations Manager
·         In conjunction with the project cost controller track all projects budgets throughout the lifecycle, reporting risks and applying the correct mitigation actions to avoid margin erosion
·         Manage the meeting governance requirements for each designated project in-line with the company project management policy
·         Stakeholder management across the business to ensure project success. Including securing co-operation with department leads for project resource
·         Working in conjunction with purchasing and Operations Manager for the preparation of supplier agreements for sub-contractor builds
·         Working in conjunction with purchasing, the Stores Team Leader & Customer Service to ensure part supply, free issue and works orders are on-time to meet project deadlines
·         Develop and implement a culture of cost awareness, budget control and tracking for each project. Working closely with project cost control function within the finance department
·         Participating at customer meetings to present project u[dates and build sign off activities
·         Reporting project status at a weekly management steering committee
·         Prepare project related KPI data and reporting to an agreed format for the Operations Managers monthly report for Senior Management Meetings
·         Part of the team including the cost controller and internal projects manager for the preparation and maintenance of the master production schedule covering all builds including future pipeline
·         Along with a resource plan, ensure every project has a Microsoft Project time plan for tracking and controlling the critical path
·         Supplier development of build sub-contractors for continuous improvement in quality, cost and delivery
·         Drive the right first-time quality across sub-supplier machine build projects and 2nd tier component supply to these projects
·         In conjunction with the Operations Manager and purchasing support to identify, qualify and develop alternative supplier resource
·         Play an active role as a member of the operations leadership team to deliver continuous improvement activities.

You will bring with you 3 years’ experience operating within a mechanical engineering role, preferably within a project / project management focused remit. Experience of leading a diverse range of multidiscipline project teams is essential as is working knowledge of operations processes. You will additionally hold a relevant Engineering qualification (minimum HND), ideally a degree in Mechanical Engineering. In addition, you will hold an APM qualification or have knowledge of this and been keen to complete a relevant qualification.

In return our client is offering a competitive salary of £35,000 - £38,000 plus an excellent benefits package.

Our client is looking to move quickly on this vacancy, therefore to express an interest, please submit your application today.

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom

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