Operational Excellence Project Manager

Recruiter
Jacob Thomas Associates
Location
Loughborough
Posted
09 Dec 2018
Closes
20 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Operational Excellence Project Manager
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Location:Shepshed, Leicestershire
Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join their team based in Leicestershire with additional engagement with their Stevenage site. In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to work on two significant operational improvement projects that will deliver a step change in the business’ drive for operational excellence.
If you are experienced in Project Management and are seeking your next big challenge within a rewarding company, then this role would be ideal for you!
***6 Month Fixed Term Contract***
The Project Manager Role;
* Plan, coordinate, implement and finalise projects according to specifications and deadlines, while keeping the project within budget
* Be the focal point for the two ‘Blue Chip’ operational improvement projects for the business
* Manage multiple internal stakeholders (including Manufacturing, Engineering, Procurement, Quality functions, etc.) to scope, coordinate, track and deliver 100% OTD and Zero Defects initiatives for the aerospace product manufacture
* Deliver the projects on time, meeting quality standards and within budget
* Provide inputs to the Monthly Review, Business Reviews and other relevant business reviews and in line with the business lifecycle management process
* Ensure strong links with other departments and stakeholders to deliver sustainable improvements
* Liaise with customers to ensure receiving highest level of service and updated with project progress
* Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
Our Ideal Candidate;
* Experience of managing operational improvement/excellence activities in manufacturing environment
* Ability to demonstrate a track record of delivering sustainable change initiatives and results as part of a structured and planned process
* Good knowledge of managing projects and people both locally and remotely
* Proven track record of delivering operational improvement projects under challenging timescales with cross-functional teams
* Exceptional project management experience, innovative problem solving combined with excellent organisational skills developed within a high performing team
* Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to develop clear and detailed plans
* Ability to work independently and interface with cross-functional disciplines
* Good analytical skills to be able to challenge the core team constantly, achieving best value for the business
* Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques, such as Six Sigma Green or Black Belt or Kaizen
* Hands-on approach with excellent communication skills and previous experience of incorporating continuous improvement /business transformation into overall business strategy.
* Desirable, good financial acumen and strong influencing skills
* Advantageous to have a good understanding of composites
The Project Manager Benefits;
* Immediate start available
* Excellent working environment
* International Company
* Free car parking
If interested in the Project Manager opportunity please apply directly through this website or call Vikki on (Apply online only)

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