Project Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
West Bromwich
06 Oct 2017
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join with a world leading West Midlands-based manufacturer. With a high-end product supplied into almost every automotive OEM in the country, the business is looking for a Project Manager to work on both existing and new launches as they go through a phenomenal growth period. The successful candidate will collaborate with a team of 4 design engineers and quickly assemble matrix teams to help deliver product through various new product introduction gateways. Client Details The business is a global leader in the supply of high-end components. With significant investment in new equipment and production lines, the business is moving through a period of substantial growth. This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to be at the forefront of that growth, helping the business through a busy launch period and beyond. Description - Create and develop programme timing plans to match customer requirements - Manage content of APQP process including all customer reporting - Assist in identifying manufacturing process changes to improve efficiencies and team potential - Manage resources in tandem with internal business function to deliver programmes - Control, track and report programme status through the programme life - Build relationships with internal and external customers - Present monthly updates including support data and problem resolution - Feedback from significant customer meetings to provide further programme updates - Identify business development opportunities with customers - Maximise the commercial potential of each customer programme ensuring the business case is strong through the product-development process Profile - Background in Automotive Tier 1 Manufacturing - Detailed understanding of machined components would be advantageous - Excellent customer liaison skills - Target-driven and self-starting - Detailed knowledge of APQP process - Previous commercial responsibility for automotive programmes - Natural leader, competent in building a team with hands-on approach Job Offer Competitive salary + package
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