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Project Manager


Project Manager - West Midlands - Aerospace - Permanent - Competitive Salary

A Project Manager is required with knowledge of complex engineering systems and hydraulics/ actuation. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace Industry would be well received but other industries will also be considered.

Due to the continued growth and success of this company, a globally recognised manufacturer of complex aerospace components and systems based in the West Midlands requires a motivated and proactive Project Manager for a new permanent role. As the Project Manager you will be required to:

  • Provide technical project management and co-ordination to multidiscipline engineering teams, for various NPI projects
  • Deliver the technical solution in line with requirements, budget and schedule
  • Drive resolution of cross discipline technical issues within the development programme
  • Cost and schedule responsibility for programme related engineering activities
  • Report out at the weekly/monthly project review board
  • Support the Programme Manager to create and maintain development plans and schedules
  • Act as the primary day to day project focal point to the customer
  • Support proposal activity for new programmes



The Project Manager should have the following skills or experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Mechanical, Systems or Aerospace Engineering, or experienced within a similar role
  • Has proven effective project engineer related responsibilities, ideally including leading multi-disciplined technical personnel in the design and development of complex systems
  • Ideally development experience in all aspects of integrated actuation systems (system architecture, mechanical actuation, validation, verification, qualification and test)
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, planning and financial management skills
  • Experience with resource allocation, planning and ideally EVMS
  • Experience identifying programme risks, developing and executing mitigation plans
  • Confident in providing technical briefs to internal/external customers and leadership
  • Strong background within NPI for airborne components/systems
  • Track record of meeting non-recurring cost targets and design to cost targets within a single development programme
  • Ability to explain complex concepts and issues to a non-technical audience
  • A proficient and confident presenter


This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Project Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wolverhampton based Aerospace company will offer you:

  • 33 Days holiday including bank holidays
  • Pension up to 16% total contribution (service length applicable)
  • Private Healthcare
  • Employee share scheme
  • Flexible Benefits programme
  • Sick Pay scheme


Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of developing complex systems and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Auditor role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.