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Project Manager

Salary: £0

Location: Buckingham

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen within a globally recognised automotive manufacturer of injection moulded plastics for a Project Manager. Reporting to the Head of Projects, as a Project Manager, you will become responsible and accountable for managing & coordinating cross functional projects, ensuring that deliverables, objectives and KPI’s are achieved at the project level and that the agreed customer requirements are met. Ensuring that the Customer relationship are managed effectively to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction for current & future business. Role and Responsibilities: The role of Project Manager will involve the following: * Responsible for all Project Management aspects relating to the successful delivery of projects that have been assigned to. * Work with multi-disciplined teams and demonstrate full accountability for on time delivery of the agreed scope and adherence to the company’s Project Lifecycle Phase Exit Process, using best practice project management techniques. * Achieve and report on agreed KPI’s using the Project Dashboard. * Lead customer project meetings and visits & be the customer point of contact to successfully manage customer relationship during the project phases. * Chair and minute internal project meetings with the project team as appropriate. * Ensure that all Projects are managed in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures. * Ability to identify, report and escalate project risks in line with approved business processes. * Ability to ensure that Project and Series Engineering Changes are managed in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures. * Effective project scope and change management in line with approved business processes including preparation of commercial aspects of project related changes. * Project budget management including regular cost to go and financial forecast planning for prototypes, development, tooling, revenue, expenditure & margins. * Manage pre-production build phases & process equipment development in line with project requirements. * Manage project timing, liaising with suppliers and internal resources to ensure good visibility of project status and highlight concern. * Provide support and mentoring to Project Engineers to ensure successful project delivery. * Support Head of Projects with development of Project Management tools and processes. * Report project status to the Senior Management team at monthly project reviews. To be successful in the Project Manager role, you will have the following: * Previous experience working within an automotive Company ideally a 1st Tier Supplier. * Educated to degree or equivalent level in technically based subject. * Relevant Project management experience, ideally with some qualification e.g. PRINCE 2 * Excellent presentation skills. * Interpersonal skills that enable you to work with people at all levels and develop good working relationships. * Problem solving and negotiation skills. * Initiative and the ability to offer new ideas. * Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively. * Ability to motivate and lead a team. * Computer literate in Microsoft office programmes including Project. * German speaking preferred but not essential. Key Measures: Quality Adhere to project procedures and document requirements. Cost Manage and track cost against and within project budgets. Delivery To deliver to project timings, budgets and cost as agreed with the Customer. People Personal development and training against appraisal matrix. Health & safety Adhere to company procedures & audit requirements. Housekeeping Meet requirements of 5S audits. This is a permanent, full time position and in return you will receive a competitive salary and generous benefits. This position is based in Buckinghamshire, and is easily accessible from Oxford, Banbury, Luton, Milton Keynes, Bletchley etc. If you are seeking a new career move and believe you meet the specified requirements to be a successful Project Manager please apply immediately. Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors. Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa

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