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Manufacturing Project Manager

Posted: 10th September 2019
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum
Location: Chard,Somerset
Reference: 12134

Manufacturing Project Manager

Chard , Somerset

up to 40,000 dependent on experience

*Global career opportunities

* a great place to work for people who naturally focus on continuous improvement, who feel ownership for their work and who take pride in meeting customer needs.

Do you have a proven work history in manufacturing and project manager background or similar?

Do you want to work with a global leader in manufacturing, with some of the most talented and passionate professionals in the industry?

If so we want to hear from you today!

Mploy staffing solutions acting as a recruitment agency are proud to support this highly reputable business with the following position, we are looking for a Project Manager to successfully execute and complete all allocated projects which includes co-ordination of design, manufacture, dispatch, installation and commissioning, for but not limited to the products of which include Pantographs, Shoegear, Overhead and Third Rail, transportation electrification systems

The role includes the following;

  • Create, lead and co-ordinate the project team.
  • Co-ordination of design, manufacture, dispatch, installation and commissioning using established company procedures and the Project Management Plan.
  • Ensuring contract is delivered on time, on budget, safely and in accordance with the client’s specification
  • Manage and maintain budgets, and provide concise reporting to the Contracts & Commercial Manager, using the Corporate Policy templates.
  • Instil a customer focused culture and a right first time approach.
  • Ensure clearly defined budget and program is adhered to and maintained through to contract completion.
  • Achieving project milestones through utilisation of a clear project programme.
  • Co-ordinate timely procurement of materials and sub-contractors.
  • Ensure timely generation of invoices and expediting of payment by the commercial team.
  • Manage and maintain the Risk Register to identify and mitigate all project risks.
  • Produce regular project status report for C&C Manager
  • Ensure all deliveries are shipped, delivered and received to the clients satisfaction.
  • Ensure timely generation of invoices and expediting of payment by the commercial team.
  • Chair regular project review meetings with the project team.
  • Build and maintain a team to deliver the above. Highlighting any potential resource issues.
  • Ensure the project is delivered on programme, on budget, to the correct specification and safely.
  • Liaising with the client and other project stakeholders. This may involve travel to customers, suppliers and project work sites.

The ideal candidate will have the following;

  • We are looking for someone with proven track record within Manufacturing and project management. Within purchasing , projects , supply chain.
  • The role would suit someone with a strong engineering background, who has carried out Co-ordination of design, manufacture, dispatch processes
  • Experience of Management of a team, adhering to budgets , timescales and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent academic and working experience of manufacturing operations
  • Experience of delivering manufacturing change projects
  • A Six Sigma Black Belt or similar qualification – advantageous
  • Significant experience in people management including change management.

The Salary is up to 40,000 depending on experience.

The working hours are: 37.5 hours per week, working Monday – Thursday 08.00 – 17.00 with a 45 minute lunch break and Friday 08.00 – 12.30.

All staff are entitled to 27 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rated), our Pension contributions are 5% employee and the company contribute 7%.

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