Job Description

Project Manager (NPD)

We are working with a technology development company, who require a Project Manager to join their busy New Product Development Team based in the South Staffordshire area. 

Company:

The company has over 25 years’ experience in developing innovative products that are mainly used in the Automotive and Commercial Vehicle market sectors. Their products use a range of the latest Electronic and Software technologies and are combined with mechanical applications.

As an organisation they have seen fantastic growth over the last 5 years and are now in a fortunate position of seeing business levels and orders return after the lockdown early this year. 

A good working environment with a healthy mix of senior and more experienced staff combined with junior and entry level engineers with a focus on individual development.

Duties:

  • The position will pay a key role in the delivery of new products and technologies to the point of pre-release for production and ensuring that any potential design, reliability, quality or technology upgrade issues are quickly dealt with, or foreseen prior to release. 
  • Working in conjunction with the Engineering and Technical Team and reporting to the Technical Director, the position will be very R&D biased and require a good degree of understanding Electronic and Software platforms and limitations and the associated issues of enclosing and packing such technology with more mechanical biased applications.
  • Daily liaison with suppliers and partners and internal departments – Sales, Quality and Assembly will also be a major part of the role.
  • Project planning and formulating charts, spread sheets and presentations for internal department and Senior Managers 
  • Getting directly involved in Design Changes, Concessions, Value Added Exercises & Design & Build Internal Quality Standards
  • Communication of Project updates and lead times with all relevant parties 
  • Problem solving with the projects at development, prototype, and testing phases
  • Keeping updated on new technology and customers demands 
  • Meeting and understanding the commercial requirements of the company to ensure profitability with each project 
  • Be part of the internal continuous improvement team of Managers, to ensure the company moves forward in the right direction

Skills & Experience:

  • This role will require a Project Manager with experience in the following 
  • At least 2 years in a Technology based Project or Engineering position that is New Product Introduction biased
  • Good Technical ability within a R&D remit (Design & Testing of either Electronics, Mechanical, Software Applications)
  • Have working in a technology development product or device environment (Ideally within an SME or Start-up organisation)
  • Excellent Communication skills 
  • Good project software exposure and the ability to create spreadsheets and associated documents 
  • A good understanding of modern manufacturing and assembly practises 
  • A formal engineering education qualification – (Degree, HND or equivalent) 
  • Good investigative skills with the ability to problem solve and come up with suitable solutions
  • Good supplier liaison experience and a good understanding of commercial constraints
  • The ability to pick up new technology and procedures fast

Benefits:

  • This is a great opportunity for a junior or mid-level Project Engineer / Manager to move into a fast paced, but supportive working environment.
  • The company has seen fantastic growth in turnover and head count in recent years and is well placed to offer an individual a good opportunity for career enhancement, pay increases and promotion within a short time span of joining the company.

SIMILAR JOBS

 

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have an URGENT requirement for an INJECTION MOULD SETTER.
They are a multi-site operation, with facilities world -wide.  The opportunities available, would be second to none, with plenty of development offered for the right person.
This is a busy facility, and there are plenty of orders stacking up.

BENEFITS:

  • £34,000 (pro rata)
  • Shift Premium
  • Paid Overtime
  • 6 Month Contract

DUTIES

  • Provide support and process improvement
  • Conduct mould changes
  • Set up moulding processes
  • Identification for areas of improvement within tool changes
  • Conduct first – off
  • 5S
  • Tool change reduction through SMED
  • Cycle time improvement / general scrap reduction
  • This role is over a 3-shift pattern – Monday to Friday

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Strong knowledge of plastic injection mould machines
  • If you have gained your experience within a high volume, complex manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of SMED and 5S
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • Would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity where there are genuine career prospects

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management team.  This is a superb opportunity that, for the right person, can offer fantastic potential for greater chances within the organisation.

 

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have an URGENT requirement for an INJECTION MOULD SETTER.

They are a multi-site operation, with facilities world -wide.  The opportunities available, would be second to none, with plenty of development offered for the right person. This is a busy facility, and there are plenty of orders stacking up.

BENEFITS:

  • £32,000 rising to £34,500 after 6 months
  • Shift Premium
  • Pension
  • Paid Overtime
  • 6 Months Minimum Contract

DUTIES:

  • Provide support and process improvement
  • Conduct mould changes
  • Set up moulding processes
  • Identification for areas of improvement within tool changes
  • Conduct first – off
  • 5S
  • Tool change reduction through SMED
  • Cycle time improvement / general scrap reduction
  • This role is over a 3-shift pattern – Monday to Friday

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Strong knowledge of plastic injection mould machines
  • If you have gained your experience within a high volume, complex manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of SMED and 5S
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • Would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity where there are genuine career prospects

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management team.  This is a superb opportunity that, for the right person, can offer fantastic potential for greater chances within the organisation.

This is a wonderful opportunity

 

This is a superb opportunity to be part of a well- established manufacturing business, who with increased production, now have a requirement for a Material Planner.

In this role you will be responsible for controlling a supplier portfolio to ensure that materials are delivered on time in full managing all data and communication between the plant and Supplier

BENEFITS:

  • Immediate Start Available
  • Permanent Role
  • £30,000 - £35,00
  • Pension
  • Busy, stable Manufacturing business with good future products

DUTIES

  • Using MRP / SAP to ensure optimised material requirements planning is achieved.
  • Maintain and issue supplier Schedules 
  • Control of supplier requirements and ensuring that ordering and delivery is in line with supplier lead times and payment terms.
  • Working with Production to understand exceptional material requirements translating into material delivery plans. 
  • Liaise with MP&L Logistics Analyst regarding material requirements and timed changes to minimise scrap and obsolescence costs. 
  • Control of delivery notes.
  • Control of Supplier packaging levels and regular reporting of stock levels and damage container control to minimise financial impact.
  • Provide comprehensive efficient logistics support to all areas of the business 
  • Work with projects and purchasing to support change control and new product introduction.
  • Liaise with the third party and Supplier transport companies 
  • Control of SAP master data for allocated portfolio to ensure stock optimization delivery of Supplier requirements and business objectives. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong IT skills
  • MRP skills, preferably SAP
  • Excellent experience of Material Planning from within a fast- paced manufacturing background would be beneficial
  • Superb analytical skills
  • Essential – outstanding communication skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s most exciting manufacturing firms in the region, with great development opportunities and support and training available.

 

We are working on behalf of a technology-focused company, specializing in control system design, install and commissioning & they have been supporting end users and mechanical system integrators for several years and over this time have become a specialist in automated systems.

The Role:

They are now looking to strengthen and reinforce the team, with a Junior Electrical Design Engineer, ideally suited to someone looking for the next challenge in their career. The right candidate will take ownership of the electrical design for the ongoing development of new and existing systems. 

On a day to day basis, perform electrical design activities associated with the delivery of projects, to end users and partners, from project launch to handover on site.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Interpret design input information to produce electrical control panel/ system designs based on the current ISO, EN, and BS standards
  • Production of all associated documentation including, but not limited to, design calculations, design/safety specifications, operation and maintenance manuals, installation designs and drawing.
  • Design & production of electrical layouts & schematic drawings using appropriate CAD tools
  • Ongoing management of Bill of Materials to support project and spares procurement
  • Preparation and ongoing management of manufacturing documentation and technical files and participate in design reviews, new project meetings and customer-facing meetings, providing technical support to other departments, as required
  • Operate in accordance to the company’s ISO 9001 policy

Person Specification:

This is a rewarding position, offering the successful candidate an opportunity to be part of a highly professional team looking to innovate and drive performance.

The successful candidate will have / be:

  • Ideally educated to Degree level, or a minimum of HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering 
  • Prior experience working in a similar role, including electrical design and commissioning would be highly advantageous 
  • Familiar with 415v motor drive systems, soft starts, and inverter drives and familiar with 24v DC motor drive systems would be useful
  • Previous use of AutoCAD (EPLAN would be very useful)
  • Working knowledge of relevant standards governing the controls automation industry

Hours and Benefits:

  • £23,000 - £33,000 dependant on experience
  • Flexi time working, 37.5 hours per week
  • Health insurance
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Performance based bonus

Commutable From: Burton Upon Trent, Loughborough, Nottingham, Mansfield, Chesterfield

 

This is an opportunity to join a leading Manufacturing company based just outside of Stoke on Trent to undertake breakdown and preventative mechanical maintenance on plant machinery in this Heavy Industry manufacturing facility.

Due to expansion, a Market leading manufacturing company is seeking to grow its Maintenance Engineering team with the addition of a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer.

Based just outside of Stoke on Trent they are the largest UK manufacturer in their market. This opportunity offers security and stability for the right candidate to join a friendly and welcoming team.

Role Description

  • Providing both Reactive & Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Maintaining a variety of Heavy Industry Production Machinery 
  • Mechanical Fault Finding, fitting and fabrication.
  • Reporting to the Engineering Shift Manager
  • This position will require you to work a rotating Days / Noons shift rota 6am – 2pm / 2pm – 10pm
  • Once fully trained you will also be required to go onto the out of hours on call rota. 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Experience
  • Mechanical Engineering Qualifications
  • Welding and fabrication skills
  • Successful candidates must have experience working within a Heavy Industry environment and have worked with Hydraulics.
  • Heavy Engineering / Manufacturing Industry experience

In return you will joining a market leader in their field who can offer a stable and secure career. This position is commutable from Stoke on Trent, Uttoxeter and surrounding areas.