Senior Project Manager - Manufacturing

White Label Recruitment
Preston, UK
17 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
White Label is now recruiting for one of our key manufacturing clients in Preston. An exciting vacancy has arisen within their Research and Development department in Preston for a Senior Project Manager to join the team. Reporting directly to the R&D Manager, the main purpose of this role is manage and lead project objectives and the formulation of the specification through to completion, ensuring that post launch targets are achieved.

As a Senior Project Manager, you will:
  • Plan, monitor and report on UK product programs, including delivery timescales and resource allocation effectiveness.
  • Project manage key business New Product Development projects
  • Successfully lead multiple projects from start to finish, including when required making/following through with any necessary challenges at any levels
  • Effectively manage and lead UK and Group specific projects from defining project objectives and the formulation of the specification through to completion, ensuring post launch targets are achieved
  • Use the group New Product Development Process to manage the progress of each project

Adherence to key project elements:
  • Product specifications
  • Agreed Timescales
  • Project Costs
  • Product Quality/Reliability
  • Market/Business Goals
  • Negotiate/Co-ordinate of key functional resources via department managers
  • Negotiate and manage key suppliers
  • Achieve project targets and successful sign off, alongside regular project status reporting to the business

Knowledge, skills and experience required:
  • Educated to degree level, preferably within an Engineering discipline
  • Minimum of five years project management experience within a manufacturing environment, allied to a broad knowledge of Marketing, Product Assembly, Material Logistics and Quality Systems
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management skills
  • Working knowledge of Prince2
  • Manage multiple projects across multiple sites using a stage gated process
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Be a great team player, alongside having excellent interpersonal skills

The company is offering £50-60k with a Contributory Pension scheme with employer double contribution match up to 8%, life cover x3 salary standard (can be increased), 25 Days holiday plus stats, Perks retailer and services discounts, Friends and Family product and service discounts, Taste Card, Cycle to work, MyCar purchase scheme, private dental and Medical, UNUM legal advice.

If this is of interest, please apply immediately for consideration, or for further information please contact Ruth Llewellyn at White Label Recruitment.

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