Project Manager

Cartisian Recruitment
Dudley, UK
06 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Project Manager - Internal only (no travel or overnight stays required)

Location: Dudley, West Midlands

Salary: Approx. £40,000 - £45,000 pa, with holidays, medical & pension, laptop & phone

Working hours: The hours are Monday to Thursday 7am - 5pm and 7am - 1pm on Fridays


We have an exciting opportunity for an Internal Project Manager to join our team at our site in Dudley. We are seeking an Internal Project Manager with experience in either tool making or machining.

Brief Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Conduct weekly Project Meetings with tool room production staff and review timings
  • Support customer needs from kick off to sign off on tools
  • Monitor project budgets and liaise with production on supplier choice and costs.
  • Support Tool Trials where required on UK tools on site or at customers.
  • Lead project Cost to QAF meeting reviews with production ensuring all budgets are monitored on a weekly basis.
  • Up date and send weekly timing plans to customers keeping them fully up to date on progress
  • Liaise with suppliers to support Tool room on any sub contracted work in relation to project work.
  • Be main interface between customers and production in all communication
  • Ensure all customer milestones are highlighted and met within the project timing.
  • Support Tool room production on any major tool modifications that require timing plans being maintained and submitted to the customer.

Daily Activities:
  • Provide communication on a regular basis to Production and escalate any possible road blocks to the Head of Projects to ensure project timings are not affected and delayed when times arise.
  • A team player, you will be self-motivated and expected to lead and support the production team while also appreciating the importance of enjoying your challenge.
  • Ensure adherence to program management process throughout all stages of the program and feedback if required.
  • Strong leader and capable of implementing change within a growing business.
  • Review financial status of projects
  • Support discussions with customer and design engineers to help solve any DFM issues.

Previous Experience / qualifications:
  • Previous experience in a tool making / machining environment essential, automotive is desirable.
  • Experience in the use of project management tools and processes
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Understanding of commercial aspects of projects and able to quote additional work when required

Personal Qualities
  • Excellent planning and organising capabilities.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work to deadlines and overcome barriers to ensure targets are achieved.
  • Enthusiastic, self-reliant, honest, conscientious and reliable.
  • Innovative in thought and able to work on own initiative.

To apply for this Internal Project Manager vacancy please email your up to date CV to Cartisian Technical Recruitment

Cartisian Technical Recruitment is a specialist technical recruitment consultancy that specialises in Automation Jobs, Automotive Jobs, Science Jobs, Engineering Jobs, Manufacturing Jobs, Technical Sales Jobs as well as senior executive level appointments and Interim. Our engineering recruitment consultants have many years of experience recruiting for the most sought after and in demand engineers across Product Development, Manufacturing, Purchasing & Supply Chain and Sales to include positions such as:

Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Product Designer, Electrical Design Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Firmware Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Software Engineer, Control Engineer, Engineering Manager, Production Manager, Quality Manager, Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager and Technical Sales.

Cartisian Technical Recruitment - Technical Recruitment for Automation, Scientific Technologies, Automotive, General Engineering & Manufacturing.

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