Summary

Plan, monitor and manage internal projects from initiation through to completion. Direct, coordinate and exercise functional authority for planning, organisation, control, integration and completion of engineering project within area of assigned responsibility by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Ensure projects are completed on time, within budgets and to required quality standards, whilst building and maintaining strong client relationships.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Plans and formulates engineering program and organises project staff according to project requirements
  • Development and implementation of new product introduction process, as and when required
  • Assists with bid preparation and contract negotiation
  • Assign projects to specific phases or aspects of project such as technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans, and product testing
  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements, and related specifications
  • Coordinate activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems
  • Directs integration or technical activities and products
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications and drawing releases
  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget
  • Prepares interim and completion project reports
  • Building and maintaining customer relationships throughout the project, handling enquiries and contracts
  • Conducting customer visits as required
  • Travel off site to client or suppliers as and when required
  • Any other similar requirements/duties as requested

Skills & behaviors:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good IT literacy, familiarity Microsoft programmes including Microsoft Project, and other project based software
  • Flexibility
  • Innovative
  • Problem solving
  • Able to work as part of a team to tight deadlines and targets

Experience:

  • Competent with managing timescales and cost budgets
  • Understanding of proposals, supplier selection, preparation of specifications and quotation analysis
  • Previous experience within a project engineering/management background
  • Experienced in man-management

Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, or relevant Engineering discipline preferred, or qualified by experience
  • Technical HNC/ONC Qualified preferred
  • Prince 2 or other recognised project management qualification preferred