Technical Projects Manager

Job Reference: WM – 2232

Location: Worcestershire

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Technical Projects Manager


  • Responsible for the management of NPI projects from tooling purchase, through to part sign off by both customer and production dept. following the APQP process.
  • Primary Customer contact for all aspects of projects
  • Undertaking DFM and tooling GA approval design reviews, planning sampling for AAR/ISIR/FAIRs approvals
  • Creation of project risk analysis utilising FMEA and contributing to control plans
  • Creation and control of project budget including gap analysis,
  • Interrogation of 2D drawings & 3D CAD data to determine moulding shot weights and machine size/clamp force requirements.
  • Preparing RFQ’s and sourcing tooling from both UK & FE.
  • Reporting the status of projects to senior management on a regular basis

About You:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within an injection moulding manufacturing environment
  • Holder of a recognized Engineering Apprenticeship and/or degree level qualification
  • Knowledge of injection mould processing optimization techniques
  • Structured and logical approach to problem solving
  • Able to take responsibility and ownership of all tasks within the NPI process
  • Resilient, with the ability to work to tight deadlines using your own initiative
  • Competent with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Microsoft project,
  • Experience of working with technical 2D drawings / 3D CAD models of parts and tooling
  • Awareness of the H&S requirements associated with working in a factory environment
  • Strong team working ethic, with ability to operate between supporting functional groups
  • Experience within automotive manufacturing sector would be an advantage but not essential
  • Experience in creating PPAP documentation including FMEA and Control Plans

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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