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Project Manager

Universal Wolf
Blyth, UK
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26 Oct 2020

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Can you deliver Projects better than 'as sold' with a passionate drive to do things, right?

Could you operate as our main point of contact managing, maintaining, and improving our customer's experience?

Universal Wolf are leaders in complex sheet metal fabrication. With a passion for better, we work with market-leading companies across a range of sectors.

We're pleased to be bucking the trend despite the current difficult climate that we are all living through. Our facilities give us ample space to mitigate the risk of Coronavirus. We reviewed our workspace from the outset of the pandemic and have been able to continue to operate safely and successfully through social distancing and other prevention measures.

Recently we were awarded the title of SME of the Year with Make UK, the manufacturers' association. A judges' choice award we were selected and recognised for the significant transformation our business has made, our vision to create a unique brand in our industry and to be the benchmark for quality complex fabrication.

In the past few years, we have grown by over 60%, this growth continues, and our team is expanding rapidly too. We are growing our business strongly on the back of our ability to partner with our customers and deliver the highest quality products. We work within a broad range of customer types and make a wide variety of products.

We are looking for our next Project Manager to follow a progression path as part of our growing Team.

What you'll do:

•You'll ensure that projects are delivered to the customer at the agreed time and to the quality standard required whilst maintaining the 'as sold' (or better) commercial position.

•Taking full ownership of customer accounts, you'll be the main point of contact managing, maintaining and improving the customer experience to ensure delivery commitments are met.

•You'll lead and manage the full lifecycle of new products that covers all aspects of risk, cost, quoting, time, manufacture, quality and support

•Being accountable for Project forecasting and financial performance reporting you'll also provide an entrepreneurial approach to business development, securing new opportunities with existing customers

•By ensuring that everyone understands what success looks like and the deliverables required at each project stage you'll communicate project status, project process and progress with senior internal stakeholders & clients

We'd love you to have:

•Ideally knowledge of sheet metal fabrication processes, if not strong manufacturing exposure

•Experience of working in a manufacturing environment that has given you an insight into what is achievable for your customers

•?Either the experience of / or ?interest in nurturing your leadership skills, getting actively involved in project work, and pursuing your goals

•Experience using software planning tools like Microsoft project as well as IT skills including Word & Excel, PowerPoint

•The ability to interpret, interrogate and question technical specifications such as manufacturing drawings and product data

In return you'll get:

The chance to join a growing business and be a key contributor in winning the new business that will continue to drive that.

The opportunity to contribute to the introduction of new products and the satisfaction of delivering them to new customers.

We also offer an environment of continuous learning, achievement, and progression because we believe that you should never stop learning and growing.

Great employee benefits

•Salary Dependent on experience

•Company and employee contribution pension scheme

•Salary sacrifice schemes including Bike to Work

•Introduce a Colleague scheme (and get up to £1000!)

•Subsidised staff social events

•Early finish on a Friday

•25 days holiday per year & you will never have to work on your birthday
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