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Project Manager

Employer
Gardner Aerospace
Location
Derby
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Purpose of role and key accountabilities:


Responsible for management and delivery of new products into the UK and overseas sites. Other projects may be required, including:

  • Internal business improvement projects
  • Specification change / modification projects
  • Work transfer projects between manufacturing sites
  • Implementation of new processes and/or equipment

Core skills/attributes needed:

  • Requires thoroughness, resourcefulness, adaptability to shifting priorities/deadlines and multi-tasking
  • Must be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Requires excellent analytical skills and the ability to analyse and resolve problems at all levels
  • This individual will be required to interact across all functions within a manufacturing environment and have the ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organisation
  • To quickly identify roadblocks to the project and deploy mechanisms for removing them
  • Able to work within temporary project structures
  • Ability to present information internally and externally to customers and senior management in an engaging manner
  • Be able to manage technically complex programs from concept to completion, achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction
  • Ability to build positive relationships
  • Previous project experience with excellent project management skills
  • Delivery of projects, on time, in budget and to our customers satisfaction
  • This position requires someone who is a strategic thinker that can influence and implement change in a dynamic environment
  • An understanding of ERP/MRP systems preferred
  • Ideally you will have a strong understanding of aerospace approval requirements / raw materials / bills of materials
  • Full driving license, as the role will be based in our Derbyshire site and involve coordinating programmes across several sites. Which may include extended travel both within the UK and abroad
  • Start-up definition of project, including scope, terms of reference, objectives, deliverables and measures
  • Agree project scope with customer and senior management then establish expectations and management process to achieve
  • Develop risk management matrix and management process
  • Develop plan, team and resource profile
  • Establish line management of resource
  • Establish budget and monitoring
  • Establish measures, reviews, attendees, escalation criteria and structure
  • Ensure Gardner Project Management systems are used on all projects
  • Formal Project Management qualification APM, PMI, Prince, Agile and demonstrable knowledge required

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