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  • Job reference: RMS0197453

Project Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/07/2018
  • Duration: 1 month
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (22/08/18)
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The Role:
Key Responsibilities Assess, review and interpretation of supply and service contracts to establish key objectives. Management of the project plan for the contracts highlighting key inputs from various functional teams. Management and chairing of regular project reviews to establish progress tactical and strategic steps of the project plan. Assistance with the proposal definition and collation of information to support high value new prospects. To be the day to day point of contact for all key customers activities for projects you are in charge of. Receiving calls for customer problems and questions including warranty call-outs in and out of core hours. Arranging of engineering support at the customers location to solve any issues that arise. Making Regular customer communication to ensure complete satisfaction including face to face visits. Organisation and management of project activities on a daily basis, to ensure that everyone is fully aware of their daily work schedule and that routes are cost efficient in terms of time and resource. Monitor and reporting of any customer issues working closely with the quality, manufacturing, engineering and accounts. Arrange of spare parts to fix any field issues required. Reporting Non-Conformance work, arranging solution, ensuring completion and recording non-conformance. In addition liaise with the quality department to implement a long-term solution to minimise re-occurrence. Project Management of customer contracts ensuring quality, cost, EBIT and delivery targets are understood and met. Commercially aware to identify the requirement for variation orders - complete costings, obtain sign-off and then progress orders through customers. Identify additional sales opportunities - complete costings, obtain sign-off and then progress orders through customers. Participation in setting performance budgets and forecasts, and ensuring that actual performance meets budget and forecast expectations. To maintain good working relations with staff through effective communication. Review and maintenance of departmental procedures. Continuous development and improvement of Business Systems and Processes Any other customer/support tasks requested by the general manager.

The Company:
Our Client At the forefront of technology within the traditional power markets; this iconic rotating capital equipment manufacturer, has been supplying innovative solutions to the power, energy, turbomachinery, marine and rail markets for decades. Their global coverage with traditional British heritage allows the quality of service to shine through. And with recent investment to their manufacturing facility in England, sparks an ideal time to recruit an a new Project Manager, focusing on the

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Specific Requirements - qualifications, experience, skills Approximately 5 years project management experience gained from a variety of sources. Previous experience of large engineering projects, oil and gas contracting, the large diesel engine and or rotating equipment markets desirable. Knowledge of framework contracts such as for example LOGIC, NEC3 or FIDIC preferable but not essential Demonstrate skill around negotiation and management of supply and services contracts. Practical application or experience of contract / project management techniques with the ability to proactively influence either business growth and or existing contracts. High standard of numeric ability, able to understand costs, forecasts and budgeting with the ability to demonstrate cost estimating skill. An engineering, technical or manufacturing background and the ability to empathise with the various technical teams in the business and

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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