Project Lead / Project Engineer

Owen Daniels
01 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


My client are a global engineering business based in Birmingham who are looking for a qualified Project lead to Join their ever growing manufacturing organisation to hit the ground running having gained experience in a manufacturing environment.

Project Lead - Overview:

  • The Project Lead will be responsible for delivering projects on time, within budget and within scope.
  • Reporting to the Sales Director and working alongside Project Managers, the Project Lead will take responsibility for specific sub projects within major contracted projects.
  • This role is of strategic importance to the company and requires a high integrity individual with technical and commercial skills, the project lead will be a team player, with strong skills in getting the best out of people and the projects that they oversee.
  • This role has a heavy emphasis on managing projects, meeting commitments and ensuring that project deliverables are on time in full.

Project Lead / Project Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Jobs in the project team exist in order to drive customer satisfaction through effective execution on key projects.
  • The project lead will be the key customer contact to maintain day to day operational aspects of the project delivery, you will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient communication and implementation of the project.

Project Lead - Key Duties:

  • Creating, delivering and maintain project work plans to ensure on time delivery of projects
  • Identify resources, assign responsibilities and manage performance on project deliverables
  • Ensure management, maintenance and completion of project documents
  • Ensure appropriate storage, distribution and maintenance of project documents
  • Understand and meet financial obligations of project
  • Collate and submit timely project status reports to stakeholders
  • Participate in / lead customer meetings relating to project, ensure proactive engagement with customer including regular site visits where required
  • Manage and prioritise tasks using the company project management tools (Action Tracker, Gant Chart, Governance, Lessons Learnt, 3C, Risk Register, etc)
  • Where appropriate engage with operations to ensure that manufacturing is aligned to project requirements
  • Coordinate and lead teams between departments including Engineering, QA, Procurement, Supply Chain and Manufacturing
  • Ensure continued communication and good relationships with external and internal customers
  • Report and escalate to management where appropriate

Project Lead / Project Engineer

The Candidate:

Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate or equivalent (can include experience) with an engineering and commercial background, project management experience will be a benefit but not essential.
  • Technical or engineering bachelor degree
  • Highly organised calm individual who is a positive progressive motivator with good multi-cultural skills
  • High levels of IT Skills are essential to this role, extremely proficient in MS programs, working knowledge of MS project is an additional benefit
  • High standard individual who looks to produce the best and has a constant desire to improve
  • Ability to operate within a global, forward thinking business with a balance of working both strategically and operationally.

Project Lead / Project Engineer

The Role:

  • Full Time/Permanent Position
  • Normal Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week
  • With additional hours as required
  • Location: Office based with requirement for UK travel and occasional international travel

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