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Assistant Project Manager - Manufacturing

  • Location: Bolton, Bolton, England, United Kingdom, BL5 1ED
  • Salary: £28.00 - £30.00 per hour + Umbrella company per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Manufacturing Project Manager from an aerospace/automotive defence engineering background required to provide support to the Programme Managers and Manufacturing Management Team to define, plan, direct and deliver the manufacturing projects/contracts against business plan targets through rigorous cost control and schedule adherence. Initially this will be a remote working role but candidates must be prepared to work on site in Bolton for at least 2 - 3 days/week as and when Covid restrictions allow, this will be discussed in more detail at interview.

The PM will also manage stakeholder interfaces including internal customers and ensure accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

  • Planning, facilitating and providing support to the success of large scale contracts throughout the product life cycle.
  • Developing and maintaining key relationships with internal customers and key subcontractors.
  • Ensuring accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance and interpreting requirements back to manufacturing.
  • Assisting in the preparation and maintenance of contract risk and opportunity plans/budgets.
  • Communicating consolidated project/programme requirements to a multi-disciplined team to safeguard deliveries.
  • Playing a key role in tendering/bidding activities associated with the successful acquisition of future business.

Role requirements

  • Experienced Project Manager with a proven track record in the delivery of fixed cost programmes, of significant value, within a matrix organisation. Experience within an engineering or production environment.
  • A natural communicator, able to build strong relationships, with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales.
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious individual who can prioritise and understand strategic business needs as well as managing the day-to-day tactical decisions.
  • Experience in the application of Project Management skills at assistant level in a relevant business environment.