Project Manager - automotive manufacturing

  • £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Telford
  • Posted: 31/03/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025420202

Job Details

Our client is a global manufacturing company based in Telford and requires an experienced Project Manager for a 12 month fixed term contract
Project Manager
Salary to £50000 + benefits
Location: Telford, Shropshire
As a Project Manager you will support the installation and transfer of two major industrialisation and capital equipment projects
o Manage delivery of capital equipment in line with approved budget, including control of contractors. Lead in the initial conception phase of the manufacturing process of a new project.
o Key involvement in the early phases of a project to support initial feasibility reviews, validation of quotations and development of project budgets and timing for plant based activities.
o Involved in the initial specification of project related equipment (e.g. Tooling, Assembly Equipment, Shop floor layouts etc.)
o Leadership of plant cross functional project reviews, providing relevant communications, reports and action plans. Follow up of closure of actions with the Project Team and the plant project resource including any escalation if actions not closed in a timely manner.
o Support the industrialisation/launch phase of programme introductions and any associated budgets
You will be an experienced Project Manager or Engineering Manager with proven proven track record recently managing production line installations and/ or capital equipment facility transfer from start to finish.
o HND/ Degrees in technical/mechanical engineering or comparable qualification, or equivalent
o Background working within automotive tier 1 or OEM manufacture or machine tool/ capital equipment turnkey supplier into the automotive sector ie : assembly lines, welded cells, material handling , robot automation
o Able to demonstrate a successful track record in project management.
o Project management professional certification and good understanding of WCM and Continuous Improvement tools would be advantageous
o Very strong interpersonal and communication skills is required
The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager or Production Engineering Manager  to be part of a success and well established multi national group. Production volumes remain steady so the plant is confident it can remain competitive whilst implementing COVID safe guarding measures.
Our client is looking to appoint the Project Manager in May for a planned hand over and will be a fixed term contract of employment for a 12 month duration.
In return our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package including contributary pension scheme, life assurance, onsite car parking, 25 days holiday
Above all this is an opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the modern organisation who are continuing to invest in modern machinery and infrastructure.
Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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