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Project Manager

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Contact:

    Nathan McGarry

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Are you a Project Manager with a background in Global Automotive Manufacturing? Are you seeking your next long term contract opportunity or temp to perm opportunity? If so, please see the requirements for the role below:


The responsibilities of the Project Manager role are as follows:

  • Assemble a core program team and complete the program planning process to ensure development of a complete program plan and work breakdown structure, including the financial pro forma baseline.
  • Meet all design, quality, production, financial, and milestone timing needs of the program.
  • Develop and maintain project-timing charts and maintain the project schedule as agreed between the internal/external customers.
  • Plan, lead & conduct timely team meetings and program status reviews based on the defined Program Management process – which includes direct leadership of the functional disciplines such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, Operations, Sales, and Finance.
  • Support transitioning the organization to the Stage-Gate (APQP) process used globally in other company facilities for developing and launching new products.
  • Communicate or present project status as needed through reports and program management reviews at all levels.
  • Identify and resolve project issues, using systemic root cause analysis and provide a robust process for change management.
  • Liaison with internal/external customers regarding program issues, including participation in their meetings.


The skills required to fulfil the role of Project Manager are as follows:

  • Strong Automotive Background
  • Global Exposure Experience
  • Strong Matrix Management experience
  • Mechatronics or Controls Experience an advantage.
  • Excellent APQP and program management techniques knowledge.
  • A solid understanding of financial analysis concepts and budget management.
  • Strong office 365 environment and presentation skills.
  • Experience of managing challenging negotiations and achieving the desired outcome.
  • Ability to successfully function in a matrix style of management, managing a variety of cross functional team members.
  • Able to operate successfully at management level.


The successful Project Manager will be offered the opportunity to develop the next generation of automotive engineering technology. You will be working within a dynamic, forward-thinking team who are constantly striving for engineering and manufacturing excellence in a highly scientific environment. The business is highly focused on the development of personnel. If you are a Project Manager that is looking for an interesting challenge in the Automotive engineering field, please get in touch…