Engineering Project Manager - Automation / FMCG

03 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description
Engineering Project Manager - Material Handling / Automation / Manufacturing
Excellent package with progression and development plus pension, training & development
I am currently looking to recruit an Engineering Project Manager to join my client based near Hatfield in Hertfordshire
We are looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager with a technical background to join the central automation engineering team. You will project manage the technical realisation of automation solutions at our next generation of automated distribution centres / customer fulfilment centre's (CFC's). Managing and supporting matrix resources and deliverables from multiple teams across engineering.
Role & Responsibilities
• Be the link and liaison between teams based at different locations (including new build sites)
• Communication across teams and to project stakeholders
• Coordinate project technical support, taking ownership of problems seeing them through to resolution
• Identify and coordinate applicable engineering change requests
• Maintain and communicate project technical documentation
• Risk identification and mitigation
• Workflow management of cross functional teams
• Working with planning colleagues to create and maintain realisation programmes
What are we after?
• A "can do" and "in this together" attitude and approach to work
• Ability to multitask and manage/reprioritise a complex diary with multiple simultaneous activities
• Able to draw on a range of project management skills, tools and approaches
• Be able to perform unsupervised on your own initiative and as part of a team
• Comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment
• Commercially aware and consider cost impacts on decisions and proposals
• Communication of complex technical information in a variety of forms to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Good technical competence and understanding relating to both automation and general engineering
• Persuasive and influential, able to get results from matrix resources
• Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Docs and ideally MS Project
• Technical qualification, to HND or Degree level
• The ability to draw workable and innovative solutions from diverse teams, acceptable to all stakeholders
Although based at the Hertfordshire head office, you will need the ability and willingness to travel to sites both in the UK and abroad.
What the position offer's you.
• Exposure to complex, highly automated, multi-million pound projects
• Working with new and innovative technology
• Lead the development of a new and exciting function within the company
• Working as part of an enthusiastic, dynamic and dedicated team
• Benefits: Pension, 15 % Staff discount, Share Options, Share Save Scheme, Life assurance (3 x basic annual salary), AXA PPP Healthcare, Critical illness cover + many more
Application Process
If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV.
We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful