Manufacturing Project Manager

Job Reference: BBBH72545

Posted by: Carl Delaney

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Industry: Engineering
Stevenage, UK
£33 – £33 per hour

Description of role:

World Class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage is currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing Project Manager on an initial 12 month contract.

The department are looking for a candidate with a good level of experience of working as a Project Manager, Project Engineer or Project Coordinator. A Defence or Aerospace background would be a nice to have.

Contract Duration: 12+ months initially and then ongoing thereafter
Hourly Rate: £33ph (Umbrella)

Manufacturing Project Manager Job Description:

Provide support to the Programme Managers and Manufacturing Management Team to define, plan, direct and deliver the manufacturing projects/contracts against business plan targets through rigorous cost control and schedule adherence.
Manage stakeholder interfaces including internal customers and ensure accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance.

* Planning, facilitating and providing support to the success of large-scale contracts throughout the product life cycle.
* Developing and maintaining key relationships with internal customers and key subcontractors.
* Ensuring accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance and interpreting requirements back to manufacturing.
* Assisting in the preparation and maintenance of contract risk and opportunity plans/budgets.
* Communicating consolidated project/programme requirements to a multi-disciplined team to safeguard deliveries.
* Playing a key role in tendering/bidding activities associated with the successful acquisition of future business.

Role requirements

* Experienced Project Manager with a proven track record in the delivery of fixed cost programmes, of significant value, within a matrix organisation. Experience within an engineering or production environment would be of preference.
* A natural communicator, able to build strong relationships, with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales.
* Enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious individual who can prioritise and understand strategic business needs as well as managing the day-to-day tactical decisions.
* Experience in the application of Project Management skills at assistant level in a relevant business environment.

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