Project Manager - Leading Vehicle Manufacturer

Recruiter
Glen Callum Associates Automotive Ltd
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Circa £40-45k + Excellent Benefits
Posted
05 Jul 2017
Expires
19 Aug 2017
Project Manager - Leading Vehicle Manufacturer Due to significant new projects, we are seeking a Project / Programme Manager, to join this leading vehicle manufacturer. West Midlands - Commutable from Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Tamworth, Cannock, Nottingham, Stafford, Derby, Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe, Chesterfield Circa £40-45k Excellent Benefits As Project Manager you will coordinate the communication and documentation flow, including Project timings, Gateways, and Costing Plans between the New Product Introduction (NPI), Design & Development, Engineering and the European Commodity Purchasing teams. The Role Reporting to the Head of Programmes you will be responsible for: - Creating and developing programme timing plans - Manage content of APQP / PPAP - Assist in identifying manufacturing process changes to improve efficiencies and team potential. - Manage resources in tandem with internal business function to deliver programmes. - Control, track and report programme status through the programme life. - Build relationships with internal and external suppliers. - Present monthly updates including support data and problem resolution. - Maximise the commercial potential of each customer programme ensuring the business case is strong through the product-development process. The Candidate - Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent you must be able to demonstrate a proven track record within Project Management in a high value low volume manufacturing environment. - Manage project timing and gateway plans you must be able to present detailed costing timing plans to agreed deadlines. - Detailed knowledge of APQP / PPAP processes including construction of supporting documents. - Target-driven and self-starting. - Natural leader, competent in building a team with hands-on approach. - Good general commercial awareness, clearly able to demonstrate negotiation experience and delivery of the negotiations. - Represent the department at periodic presentations to Directors, Chief Engineers and Senior Managers. - Good general knowledge of vehicle / component design and manufacture. - Awareness of latest manufacturing processes / techniques for a variety of materials and designs. - The successful candidate must be able to show a clear ability to plan, coordinate and prioritise workload. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join a leading manufacturing company and become part of a highly successful and driven team. Apply in Confidence To apply for the Project Manager role, please forward your CV to Gary Horwood, at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Gary directly for further details. Gary is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence. If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Gary and he will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics. Don't delay, we're hiring now, apply today JOB REF 2577 GH Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.