ENGINEERING / PROJECT MANAGER

Location
Hope, Hope Valley
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
15 Jun 2018
Closes
15 Jul 2018
Sector
Other
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a world leading manufacturer for the process markets. Their products enjoy a global reputation for quality & performance with more than 70% of sales derived from Export markets. Design and manufacturing take place at a purpose built facility on the outskirts of Sheffield.

This is a great opportunity for a PROJECT / ENGINEERING MANAGER who is hard working, ambitious and keen to progress in an established and successful company. 

The role will be diverse and all encompassing, responsible for the engineering and managing all aspects of a project from design to customer delivery including: quotation; product engineering; logistics; installation and commissioning.
This is a great opportunity for a talented individual to design and develop market leading products for the global market and help us achieve our goals.

Responsibilities:

* Technical consultation with customers to determine project specifications
* Agree the design, quality standards, and budget of the project.
* Create quotations and technical specifications.
* Negotiate with stakeholders (clients, subcontractors, and suppliers).
* Manage multiple projects ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and meet the customer’s technical requirement.
* Organise and lead work teams, coordinating bespoke and NPD project activities. 
* Identify problems and evaluate possible solutions to meet the client’s needs.
* Maintain and enhance a productive working relationship with the customer.
* Exchange information and provide advice to technical and non-technical colleagues and customers.
* Preparing letters documents, test specifications and instruction manuals.
Oversee installation and commissioning and create the relevant documentation i.e. Risk Assessments and Method Statements. 
* Design of both modified and bespoke products to customer requirements and performance standards.
* Contract negotiations with customers.
* Project management and product development.
* Support for international sales partners.

Skills and qualifications:

* Degree qualified in a scientific / technical discipline including mechanical engineering, material sciences, physics, process engineering or be able to demonstrate work at an appropriate level.
* Basic knowledge of properties and treatment of technical materials (e.g. ceramics, metals)
* Several years’ experience in the field of technically demanding products.
* An accomplished design engineer with the ability to present technical information to others including mechanical and electrical design draughtsmen.
* Ability to lead cross-functional teams including engineering, manufacturing, sales, marketing, purchasing and suppliers/sub-contractors.
* Highly motivated with a team orientated work style
* Ability to apply design techniques such as design for manufacture, design for assembly etc.
* Knowledge of relevant directives and safety standards is essential.
* Must have project management qualifications, Prince2 an advantage, and proven experience within previous roles.
* An accomplished design engineer with the ability to present technical information to others including mechanical and electrical design draughtsmen.
* Ability to lead cross-functional teams including engineering, manufacturing, sales, marketing, purchasing and suppliers/sub-contractors.
* The successful applicant will need to have good communication skills as the duties will include liaising with internal departments
* Must have the ability to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision, prioritise work load and the skills to be a good team player.
* Highly motivated with a team orientated work style.
* Accuracy and attention to detail as well as strong communication, presentation and IT skills.
* Must be a passport holder and clean driving license for occasional international or UK travel.

37.5 hours per week 
Monday - Thursday 8.00am – 4.45pm
Friday 8.00am – 12.30pm
The position also carries company benefits, including a company sick pay scheme, a salary sacrifice pension plan and an incentive scheme.

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