Senior Project Manager (Mechanical Enigneering)

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28 days ago

Senior Project Manager (Mechanical Engineering)

Fareham (4 Days onsite / 1 Day Remote)

6 Months

£400-436p/d via Umbrella (37.5 Hours Week)

Responsibility to lead and manage cross-functional engineering teams (e.g. software, hardware and systems engineers).

Ability to engage with stakeholders outside of the immediate Engineering Integrated Project Team (e.g. business development, manufacturing engineering, programmes, supply chain, operations and quality) to deliver the projects within the established non-recurring cost (NRC), delivery, quality, and other critical success factors (CSFs).

Projects will include (but not limited to), New Product Implementation (NPI), In-Service Support (Operational Support / Continuous Improvement) and Transfer of Work (ToW) and will be complex in nature.

Knowledge of the Engineering Product Development lifecycle (PDR, CDR, FDR) process will be essential in this role.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain Project Management Plans (PMPs) to support quotations (business development) and project delivery
  • Maintain project plans (MS Project) and status reporting contained in the Project Management Database (Power BI)
  • Create, modify and agree project plans with the Engineering Design Authorities for the project
  • Maintain effective Project planning with complex relations and challenging milestones in a matrix organisation
  • Sequence engineering project activities and deliverables, taking in to account various dependencies to determine critical path
  • Regularly compares target, planned and actual dates - taking proactive corrective action where required
  • Proactively manages Scope Change Control, including creation of impact assessments, input to Claim Strategies and assistance with commercial negotiations,
  • Responsible for to-baseline delivery of all project Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
  • Maintain a technical overview of the project with the support of the Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering functions
  • Working knowledge of PLM, its application and implementation of it without supervision to achieve desired Project outcomes
  • Effective and structured approach to embedding Risk Management as central to effective Project delivery

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: Formal Qualification in Project Management, Engineering Degree desirable.

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Demonstrable experience of Mechanical Engineering Project Management within safety critical environment (ideally aerospace but engineering experience in a highly regulated sector [e.g. nuclear, pharma) is transferable).

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