Engineering Project Manager

Core Talent Recruitment Limited
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Projects, the Aerospace Project Manager will lead a cross functional team responsible for execution and delivery of Engineering Projects across the lifecycle, including NPI, CI and in-production/in-service support. The role will also include:

  • Cradle to grave project management for launch of both NPI & Mods
  • Scope management, assigned resources, costs &schedule of technical solution
  • Project management of assigned projects including: scope definition, management of technical solution, resource demands, costs & schedule, risk & opportunity management, Support technical development
  • Lead indirect project support
  • Provide progress and metrics
  • Collate and manage NPI, CI and cost reduction projects to the wider team
  • Work with customer facing programme manager
  • Lesson learnt from design stages
  • Implementation phase of the project
  • Project budget, timing and profitability responsibilities
  • Initiate technical concepts and product costing
  • Report project status internally and externally and conducts reviews
  • Successful closure of Project

The Person

The experience required of the Aerospace Project Manager based from the Gloucester site will include:


  • Aero/Defence experience
  • 5 years Project management experience leading engineering projects to develop aero/defence products or systems
  • Technical design background
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical including design lifecycle, verification & validation and production processes
  • Record of meeting Project Completion Dates


  • University degree (ideally in engineering or business)
  • Landing gear/hydraulics experience
  • Product development- cradle to grave
  • Costs & scheduling
  • Demonstrated ability to build, manage and grow teams
  • written and verbal reporting inclusive of data analysis and KPI assessment
  • inventory holding and management systems
  • Strong organisation skills, including ability to protect and achieve tight deadlines
  • Strong PC literacy skills

The Company
They are a leading tier 1&2 Aero/defence manufacturer based in the Gloucester area who are rapidly expanding and added 60 heads into the business in the previous year. With a few sites in the UK, the business offer long term development and now is a great time to join.


  • £55,000- £65,000
  • Pension
  • Days- 39 hours
  • Fantastic route for development and training

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