Project Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
West Midlands
07 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.


  • 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


  • 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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