Project Manager (Manufacturing)

AJP Recruitment
Peterlee, County Durham
£45000 - £48000/annum Plus benefits
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are specialists in sub contract fabrication, machining and the manufacture of bespoke turnkey solutions across a broad range of sectors and due to growth now require an experienced Project Manager who can work with their Design Engineers to assist with business growth.

The Role

Reporting to the Design Manager, you will have a mechanical engineering background and ideally have strong proven people management skills gained from an automotive and/or engineering business. With previous experience in a customer facing role you will be able to communicate effectively with a small team of Design Engineers and other relevant departments within the business.

Provides guidance and supervises a group of Design Engineers (usually 2 per Project Manager)
First point of contact to the customers
May assist in design engineering performance appraisals
Assists purchasing/quality/production departments with communications and developments with component/process suppliers for technical and project related items
Has an understanding of the business milestones and strategic performance criteria
Responsible for all project and technical related items from RFQ/Concept to Prototype and Production/Aftermarket, including:
Technical compliance to customer specification
APQP activities
FMEAs (design, process, etc)
Creating and maintaining project plans
Delegating/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 programme

The Person

Degree qualified or equivalent (ideally in Mechanical Engineering)
Must have an automotive/engineering background
Must have strong management skills and be at ease with customers
Will have solid project management experience within a similar environment