Project Manager - Automotive

40000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP55000/annum
16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
A global manufacturer of precision components for automotive and motor sport industry is seeking an additional Project Manager to be responsible for key clients NPI activity and new product launch. As a Project Manager you will support the new product introduction team through effective project leadership to meet customers objectives.

Project Manager - Automotive precision manufacturing
Salary: Extremely competitive
Location: Commutable from Wolvehampton, Telford, Shrewsbury, Dudley, Kidderminster areas

o Reporting into the Project Engineering Manager your role will encompass;
o Prepare clients quotations in line with the New Product Introduction (NPI) process.
o Manage several high profile projects through the NPI process from initial proposal through to successful delivery.
o Communicate project/ product progress and issues to customers & internal resource.
o Delegate to, and steer, the operations team towards satisfactory delivery projects.
o Cost projects, engineering, tooling and manufacturing.
o Create and maintain a 'knowledge base' for future projects.
o Business travel is required with the possibility of overseas travel.

Experience required;
You will already have several years experience working in a similar Project Manager, Programme Manager or NPI Project Engineering role.
o Experience of managing products ( including prototypes and tooling ) through a recognised New Product Introduction (NPI) process.
o Completing quotations and understanding commercial terms and conditions.
o With an in depth understanding of precision machining, casting and sub contract heat treatment / finishing processes, this will possible incorporate automotive, motorsport, aerospace or defence industry knowledge.
o Able to organise multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
o Demonstrable and proven experience of business / account development.
o Recognised formal engineering qualification (HND/ Degree level) and/or recognised Project Management training.

Benefits and compensation;
In return our client is offering a very competitive salary, 32 days annual leave, pension, life assurance, health care plan and numerous discount schemes with local businesses. More importantly they invests in their own employees offering clear opportunities for personal and career development.
This role is commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Kidderminster, Stourbridge and Shrewsbury areas.

Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion (url removed)
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