Project Manager - Design

MTrec Recruitment and Training
County Durham, North East England
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Mtrec are delighted to be working in partnership with a leading design, development and manufacturing company who supplies to the Automotive and related engineering sectors. Due to continued business growth they are looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager who can work with the design department to assist in business growth.

The Role

  • To supervises a team of 2 x Design Engineers
  • Act as a first point of contact to customers
  • Assist in design engineering performance appraisals
  • Liaise with purchasing, quality and production departments regarding developments relating to project related items
  • Have an understanding of strategic performance criteria
  • Responsible for all project and technical related items from Concept to Prototype and Production to Aftermarket, including:-
    • Technical compliance to customer specification
    • APQP activities
    • FMEAs (design, process, etc)
    • Creating and maintaining project plans
    • Delegating and distributing project related tasks/information to other departments
    • Managing the process and delivery of prototype orders
    • Assisting the validation manager in creating project specific validation programmes.

The Person

  • Ideally hold a degree in a Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous Project Management experience within an automotive or engineering background
  • Strong people management skills and experience
  • Customer Focussed