Engineering Project Engineer/Manager

Recruiter
Industrious Recruitment Limited
Location
Luton
Salary
£50-£60K
Posted
31 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Main Objective of the Role

New Projects:

Responsible for the overall direction, co-ordination, implementation, execution, control & completion of all new product company projects, ensuring compliance at all times with company strategy, goals & objectives.

To Lead / Advise / Liaise with all internal and external customers on new project introduction including:

Costings, Design, Process layout, Equipment, Tooling, Processes & Customer interface.

Site:

Be actively involved in the improvement of equipment / process using Lean / CI thinking.

Key Responsibility Areas

To liaise with Sales, Engineering & Customers on all project documentation to ensure a comprehensive cost model is generated, (Cradle to Grave).

  • Lead the planning & implementation of projects.
  • Facilitate the definition of the project scope, goals & deliverables.
  • Co-ordinate with internal resources and third party / vendors for a flawless execution of projects.
  • Liaise with Operations, Engineering & Supply-Chain teams to ensure a smooth transition from concept to manufacturing.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time within scope and budget.
  • Ensuring resource availability and allocation.
  • Prepare Cap Ex demands for project execution.
  • Prepares purchase requisitions for authorisation as laid down in the company purchasing manual.
  • Key Contact for Equipment Suppliers.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Measure project performance against time line
  • Generate Risk management / assessments to minimise project risks.
  • Create & maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Attend all Equipment / Tooling / trials to ensure SAT / FAT success.
  • Ensuring Quality standards are achieved / exceeded.
  • Support the implementation and culture of process improvement projects.
  • Undertake any other tasks or duties as required by your line manager.
  • Frequent internationally travel for both customer / equipment / tooling reviews.
  • Attend reviews / seminars (equipment / customer) etc.
  • Key member of the TPM / Continuous Improvement Team
  • Lead improvement projects.

Role: Engineering Project Engineer / Manager Essential

(minimum requirements to be able to perform the job effectively/successfully)

Education & Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of Project Management within a manufacturing environment.
  • Engineering Degree
  • Working knowledge within a high-volume plastic component / assembly environment.
  • Qualified in Project management

Experience

  • Experienced in project management.
  • 5 years? experience within a Manufacturing / Technical / Engineering project environment.
  • Costing models.
  • Customer facing experience
  • Knowledge of Lean Techniques

Interpersonal & Behavioural Skills

  • Demonstrates ability to support teams internally and externally, to ensure effectiveness in line with the needs of the business.
  • Assertive and professional communicational skills Ability to effectively chair multi-functional meetings
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Prepared to travel (including overseas) for Customer / supplier performance review meetings
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Skills
  • Technical/Process Knowledge
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning


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