Engineer/Project Manager | Basingstoke | Ernest & Co Recruitment

Are you an experienced engineer with a desire to expand your project management skills?  Would you like to join an established organisation who recognise and reward their employees? If you live within a reasonable commute to Basingstoke and wish to bring your knowledge and expertise into a receptive and thriving company, the role of Project Manager may be your best move yet.

As Project Manager, you will have a background (and related qualification) in engineering and manufacturing, ideally gained within capital goods/equipment manufacturing. You will have some experience in project management and wish to further your knowledge.

Reporting to the  Head of Project Operations, the role of Project Manager is to lead the project’s function, manage customer orders from Sales handover to customer acceptance, and provide support to a small team of Design/Project Engineers.

In return, this full time, permanent position offers a fantastic company culture, career progression and a salary to reflect your level of experience.

Below is a snapshot of the role responsibilities:

  • You will be the focal point for assigned projects during their lifecycle, for both internal and external customers, and point of contact for the customer post contract award.
  • Monitor and control progress of projects through various stages, from Sales to Engineering, into Manufacturing and through to Installation and Commissioning
  • Holding regular project review meetings, monitor progress to ensure projects are concluded within agreed budgets and contracted time scales
  • Undertake reviews of contract financials through the review of actual costs reported, and forecast cost to complete remaining work
  • Responsible for negotiating contract variations for extras which fall outside of the contracted scope of supply
  • Prepare RFQ’s and manage the supply of major bought outs, machinery and controls

Skills & Experience required

  • Engineering background within capital products
  • Can demonstrate project management experience
  • Strong commercial acumen ideally combined with a working with knowledge of Incoterms2010. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience in working in an MRP/ERP environment would be a distinct advantage, as would previous supervisory / man management experience.
  • NVQ/SVQ Level 4 / HNC/HND / Degree In Mechanical, Electrical or Controls
  • CAPM, IPMA or APM would be an advantage
  • Full UK driving licence, passport and a willingness to travel

Ready for your next challenge?  Apply immediately!

How do I apply?  Upload your CV using the form to the right, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Project Manager | Basingstoke |Ernest & Co Recruitment