Project Manager

Project Manager – Automotive


We’re working with a company who have grown year on year and continue to grow at a fast pace. They’ve had an opportunity come up for a Project manager to oversee new product development


The Role:


  • Responsible for introduction of new products into the business.
  • The key fact-holder internally and a point of contact for customer.
  • Involvement from enquiry stage through to start of production.
  • Co-ordination of team including sales, purchasing, production, engineering, quality for a project.
  • Responsible for introduction of new products from design freeze/initial customer order to production using…
    • Feasibility Study – Within cross-functional team define customer requirements and special characteristics for new products and identify capacity, capital expenditure and material requirements needed to manufacture product.
    • Master Schedules – construction and monitoring of timing plans from project team departments including timing of critical customer milestones
    • Internal Progress Meetings and Phase Reviews – clarify with project team members the current progress of the project, actions required to ensure customer milestones will be fulfilled, define lessons learned in previous project phase.
    • Cost Tracking – Monitor costs associated with project including testing, tooling orders/modifications, business travel etc. to ensure budget is in control.
    • Management of project within company APQP procedure
  • Report to management the project status via timing plans, reports, and project cost control.
  • Ensure that process flow layouts, work stations, and work instructions  (with Process Eng) are completed
  • Specify new tooling and equipment for new products (with Process Eng), liaise with tooling/machine suppliers to ensure delivery of tooling/machinery in time and in line with specification





· Experience in a similar level of role

· HND in Manufacturing / Mechanical Engineering

· New product introduction in the automotive industry

· Working knowledge of JLR introduction procedures

· DFEMA, PFMEA, APQP, 8D and PPAP knowledge and experience

Additional information:

  • A competitive salary
  • The support of a strong team who work closely together
  • Pension, free parking and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for progression

If you're interested in this position, we suggest you apply immediately as the company will be shortlisting for interview quickly. If you'd like further information give us a call.

This position may also be of interest to a Project Manager, Senior NPI Engineer, Senior Project Engineer, NPI Project Manager

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