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Project Lead - 2368

  • Location

    Bournville, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing, FMCG

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  • Salary:

    £15.00 - £18.70 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kate Stevens

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Project Lead
£18.70 PAYE
Bournville, Birmingham

Primary Duties:

  • Manage and lead projects, defining technical plans and ensuring successful execution with adherence to agreed time lines for the Minimising Chocolate platform.
  • Keep up to date records on projects including time lines, budgets and milestones.
  • Develop solutions to problems, ensure compliance to technical policies & procedures and deliver technical input to address business needs.
  • Organise and execute pilot, field and supplier trials, including data analysis, data monitoring and data correction.
  • Deliver results and interpretation, draw conclusions with business relevant recommendations to support programme.
  • Share-point organisation of existing information and facilitate good project storage
  • Create and maintaining literature reports within the "Inventing Joy Framework"; collating details of work both internally and externally with our competitors.
  • Manage specific external resources linked with project tracks.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to more junior project team members.

Skills Required:

3 Key Skills:

  1. Technical rigour
  2. Learning on the fly
  3. Initiative - Proven track record of problem solving and applying innovative solutions to difficult technical challenges.

Skills Preferred:

  • Computer literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Data analysis

Experience Required:

  • Experience of machinery development.
  • Experience of managing projects and external resources
  • Experience of working on technically complex projects with a high level of technical unknowns.
  • Machinery safety.
  • Proven track record of machinery development.
  • Attention to detail, with strong project management skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills, including time management and priority setting.
  • Able to adapt personal style to work in international environment.
  • A team player, with the ability to work independently and on own initiative.
  • Ability to Learn on the Fly
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to influence others.
  • Must be fluent in English

Experience Preferred:

  • Engineering experience within the Food Industry - hygienic design, food safety etc.

Education Required:

  • Degree or higher qualification in Mechanical Engineering (or similar)

Interested in the above role? Please apply to Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.