Control System Project Manager

West Midlands Region
55000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP65000/annum Excellent Company Benefits
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

JOB TITLE: Control Systems Project Manager
LOCATION: Leicester - UK/EU travel
SALARY: cGBP65k + Excellent Company Benefits
BENEFITS: 25 Days + Stats, Car Allowance, Pension & Life Assurance

Due to continuing success, our client a Global leader synonymous with innovative design & implementation of cutting edge PLC controlled automation systems, is now urgently seeking an experienced Control Systems Project Manager with the ability to successfully support a rapidly growing international team to deliver hardware and software design solutions within cost, time and quality constraints.

To be successful in this role you will have previous hands on site installation and management experience working within an automated materials handling or similar Industrial environment; have an HND / HNC or relevant Engineering qualification, strong experience in the design and delivery of control systems and have previous knowledge of AutoCAD / EPlan (Understanding Electrical & Mechanical layout and schematics)

Key Responsibilities of the successful Control Systems Project Manager:

* Carry out detailed planning of the controls delivery for projects including resource allocation & electrical installation.
* Establish & monitor budgets/forecast costs to complete.
* Undertake team leadership for the controls delivery for projects, meeting highest quality possible.
* Assist in the development of company standards for sale specifications, quotations, cost models, design, procurements, installation, commissioning, testing, handover and support - meeting customer's requirements and contract specifications.
* Pre-pare technical specifications and associated drawings for sub-contract equipment and participate in supplier tender assessments and negotiations.
* Attend customer sites when required to identify and rectify issues and faults relating to control system function.

Essential Requirements:

* A relevant qualification in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
* Strong experience in the design and delivery of controls systems
* Project Management experience gained within an Engineering environment
* Previous experience of site installation and management
* Skilled in using AutoCAD to understand mechanical and electrical drawings
* Ability to lead and motivate teams of people, both internal teams and sub-contractors
* Highly customer focused with excellent communications skills
* Background in Material Handling/Automation Industry

Commutable within the following areas: Coventry, Leicester, Birmingham, Bicester, Banbury, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Buckingham, Kettering, Bedford, Northampton, Daventry, Rugby and Nottingham; In return, you can expect a salary of cGBP65K + car allowance, 25 days' holiday +stats, Fringe benefits and daily expense allowances will be paid out separately.

All applications for this position must be eligible to live and work unrestricted in the UK - Vanilla Recruitment are unable to assist with the award of Visas of UK Work Permits at this time