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Project Manager

Job reference:
Birmingham, West Midlands
Job type:
Automation and Robotics

This vacancy has now expired.

A fantastic opportunity to join an established and growing company located in the centre of Birmingham with a strong reputation in the automotive and test industry.
Our client is looking for a Project Manager who will be able to deliver their assembly and test solutions to their customer's needs whilst achieving targets for timing and budgets.

Key roles and responsibilities
  • Prepare and agree with departmental managers the project plans, timescales, tasks and budgets
  • Have a comprehensive overview of projects, identifying any likely bottlenecks and issues to the Operations Director, and help to identify alternative solutions
  • Maintain visible project plans and task status's
  • Ensure effective communication with, and coordination of: -
    • Internal departments
    • External co-dependant Suppliers
    • Customer Project Management and engineers
  • Organise regular project review meetings (internal and with customers)
  • Liaise with customers for on-time availability of design data and sample parts
  • Ensure all contract variances are tracked and the final contract reviews are performed promptly
  • Supporting the quotation and order winning process as required
  • Validate customers' orders with quotation/enquiry information

Qualification and education
  • A degree in an appropriate subject and/or industrial experience
  • Time served will also be taken into consideration

Preferred Skills
  • 2 years proven experience
  • Knowledge of working in a practical process control and automation environment
  • Ability to overcome problems as they arise is important, as the ability to have self-discipline, motivation, and quick thinking

  • Attention to detail and passionate about your work
  • A healthy interest in the automotive industry
  • Good personal presentation and communication
  • Willing to work at the client site and the need to travel within the UK and overseas
  • Full Driving license and own car

If you are interested in this Project Manager role and you seek an exciting opportunity, then please click on the link to apply or contact Ed Smith - Automation Recruitment Specialist - or call 01384 446 133