Project Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
17 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am now working closely with a design and manufacturing organisation based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire who due to expansion are now looking to recruit a Project Manager. This position is a great opportunity for anyone who is looking to progress within a leading, well know organisation and take ownership within a management position.

Client Details

Based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire my client currently employ circa 50 staff but are growing through a period of growth and due to this are looking to recruit a Project Manager to form part of the in-house product development team managing projects.


As the Project Manager you will report directly into the New Product Development Manager and will be responsible for all in-house product development & managing projects.

Main Duties and Tasks

  • Form part of the in-house product development team managing projects.
  • Planning all aspects of product development, implementation and product delivery to create a comprehensive schedule.
  • Occasional management of on-going product improvements to existing products.
  • Liaising and communicating with our manufactures and the team in China.
  • Leading project meetings and ensuring timely delivery of all activities.
  • Weekly reporting as well as design sign off meetings and gate sign off meetings.


Skills, Experience and Competencies for the position of Project Manager based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in a project planning and delivery role
  • 3-5 years' experience in a project planning and delivery role
  • Background in managing mechanical engineering projects with internal teams of engineers as well as liaising with 3rd party Far East suppliers
  • Preferably from consumer product experience
  • Proven understanding of product development process from concept through to production ready design
  • Methodical approach with good attention to detail.
  • Good team player able to work alongside design, engineering and marketing personnel.
  • Good written and verbal skills, capable of presenting to others.
  • Fluent with Microsoft Project

Job Offer

Location / Department / Salary:

  • Role is based in Sheffield
  • Jobholder is a member of the New product development department.
  • Jobholder may be required to travel periodically in UK, Europe, USA and China
  • Salary £35,000 - £45,000.