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Project Manager

  • Job added:   2 August 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-389050
  • Company :   Pembrook Resourcing LTD

Project Manager 

Pembrook Resourcing are looking for a Project Manager to join their client, a well renowned Manufacturing company the area. 

Our client base everything they do on our four-core company values, Quality, Flexibility, Integrity, and Passion. We facilitate inventors, product developers and solve problems for some of the World’s leading automotive and lifestyle brands.

Job Purpose:

To plan, execute and deliver automotive manufacturing projects according to strict deadlines and within company margins. This includes coordinating the efforts of the manufacturing team and its partners, to deliver projects according to plan.  The Project Manager will also define the project’s technical objectives, whilst overseeing customer satisfaction so that repeat business and new opportunities can be gained.

Project Manager Responsibilities –

Direct and manage automotive manufacturing projects from beginning to end.

Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support WCM business goals in collaboration with WCM senior management and customers.

Develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents.

Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and customers in a timely and clear fashion.

Liaise with projects on an ongoing basis.

Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.

Where required, negotiate with WCM senior management the need for new services, new technologies and new equipment for new projects.

Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and customers.

Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.

Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

Track project milestones and deliverables.

Develop and deliver progress reports, quotations, proposals, documentation and presentations.

Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas.

Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project.

Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members (including suppliers) and customers, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

Build, develop and grow business relationships vital to the success of the company.

Uphold all polices in relation to health, Safety and Welfare


Project Manager Requirements –

Previous experience in project management in an automotive manufacturing environment is essential

Knowledge of automotive OEM & Tier 1 manufacturing is essential

Technical knowledge of a variety of manufacturing and post-process operations is essential

An understanding of injection moulding would be advantageous

The ability to read 2D engineering drawings and knowledge of GD&T is essential

Previous use of the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) process is essential


About the Person: 

The successful applicant will be a Project Engineer or Project Manager with a proven ability to demonstrate experience of working in a cross-functional project role with good technical, networking, planning & presentation skills. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Strong influencing, communication & organisation skills at all levels

Highly competent in leading, steering and managing cross-business teams for the delivery of complex topics

Proven project planning, management & delivery experience

Rigorous attention to detail and experience in preparing papers and presentations

Strong analytical skills (identifying facts’ source, listening, synthesising, deciding)

Ideally, you will have experience of working in a diverse customer environment and with automotive OEMs.

Proven experience of delivering and preparing presentations on complex topics at all levels in a variety of business forums



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