Project Manager

Job Reference: WM – 2451

Location: Dorset

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Project Manager

Role Description:

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assure that the project management process & methodology, project plans and schedules are implemented on all projects.
  • Conduct routine program management reviews with Project Teams and Sr. Management.
  • Coordinate resource allocation & constraints with other project engineers and/or site personnel.
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders (plant and/or corporate) to establish project priorities and meet committed timelines.
  • Manage inter-departmental team to ensure program execution. Track and report status of programs and projects. Measure and report cost and schedule performance against objectives. Review and approve documentation for the “transfer to production” process.
  • Review and approve tooling, automation and secondary equipment, along with factory acceptance test requirements and protocols. Actively provide technical assistance to the Sales Department.
  • Primary responsibility for identifying program risks and taking preventative actions. Serve as primary technical contact with customer on strategic or politically sensitive issues.
  • Review and approve validation master plans protocols, and reports. Ensure compliance to all applicable regulations.
  • Provide interface to customer’s Quality-Regulatory-Compliance organisation ensuring project team complies with customer’s requirements.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a project team. Plan resources and ensure proper support and requirements is allocated to project team. Champion and promote the use of Six Sigma skills in the execution of projects.
  • Identify, execute, and implement transactional process improvement initiatives with regards to the commercialisation of products.
  • All interactions, work flow, productivity levels, and quality standards are implemented with a “Customer Service” approach to both internal and external customers.
  • Facilitate programs designed to enhance the business and opportunities for future sales growth
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules. Ensures that all activities are at all times compliant with QMS ISO 9001 & ISO 13485.
  • To contribute to continuous improvement initiatives and, where appropriate, identify and implement continuous initiatives pertaining to the role of the Project Manager.
  • To comply with good manufacturing practices at all times
  • To comply with Health, Safety & Environmental policies and procedures and to ensure operation within those guidelines.
  • To carry out any other agreed duties which reasonably fall within the remit of the Project Manager

Keys Skills / Experience:

  • Education or Equivalent Experience: Bachelor’s in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience: 8-10 years of experience
  • 2-4 years directly related to plastic project engineering.
  • 5 years of progressive responsibility in project management.
  • Knowledge of Minitab and quality related management tools
  • To be prepared to travel and expedite projects.
  • Knowledge and experience of the injection mould process
  • Experience in Mould tool design and manufacture
  • Experience of solidworks and Microsoft projects
  • Experience in the medical device industry preferred

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK