Project Manager

Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
Cirencester, UK
20 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
PROJECT MANAGER (automated technology)

Our Client is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain and employs some 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centres and manufacturing facilities located around the world. They have implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Our client designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centres. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

Their team of world class project managers drive this process and they are now looking for an experienced project manager to join this team. Please note you MUST be able to work in the UK, our cliuent will not obtain visas.

Key Responsibilities

To manage individual or multiple projects; for different customers across a number of sites simultaneously through to end of the warranty period, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, to the agreed scope and meet the customers' agreed specification and quality expectations.

* To manage any number of individual projects, for different customers, on different sites, simultaneously

* To ensure that all contracts are completed on time, within budget, to the agreed scope and that they meet customers' agreed specification/quality

* Issue weekly and monthly reports to inform the Company of progress against budget and programme, listing any cost variations, identifying significant problem areas and with updated payment schedule. This report has to follow agreed standard format

* Maintain good control over the cost development of the contract and give accurate predictions of over or under spending. Use the company cost monitor sheet to present this information

* Deal with the customer on all contractual matters, including claim management with office support as necessary

* Maintain and implement an up to date project time schedule; this has to indicate clearly the critical path of activities and any deviations from plan

* Co-ordinate and check all technical interfaces and activities. Ensure design meets contract requirements, with office engineering support as necessary

* Co-ordinate the specification of, and trigger procurement of equipment, products and services together with appropriate departments

* Initiate creation and issue of documentation to customers with office support

* Co-ordinate and ensure customer training is completed with office support

* Remain the focal point for the customer to the end of the warranty period

* Produce invoice schedules and ensure that the customer is correctly invoiced throughout the project

* Create appropriate handover documentation

* Obtain signed handover of contracts

* Make sure that the site (and site office, if appropriate) are kept safe and tidy and that the site reflects our client's image as a top quality, professional company. Ensure complete compliance with all site rules and regulations; Company, Customer, Principle Contractor and so on, as appropriate

* Management of all personnel on site including sub-contractors

* Production of RAMS, issue Health and Safety Policy, issue hazard and risk analysis, compliance with CDM and any other regulations with office support

* Ensure all RAMS are reviewed and logged

* Assist during selling stage, usually when contract is close to being awarded

* To assist in the preparation of detailed specifications, clarification of the customers' requirements, and defining scope of supply

* To ensure detailed test and commissioning plans are generated

* Proven track record in delivering projects across a broad spectrum within an associated industry (automation/ engineering/ warehousing)

* Minimum HNC in mechanical or electrical engineering or similar discipline

* Engineering degree desirable

* Good knowledge of MS Project, Excel and Word

* Project management training / qualification desirable

Competitive salary plus pension, 25 days holiday etc.

If this fits your experience, please apply urgently to us today

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