JUNIOR PROJECT MANAGER

 

 

Job Description

 

Established in 2013 RDD is a leading retail POS manufacturer with a highly skilled design development team. We work with agencies to bring brands' retail design to life - from bespoke installations to mass manufacturing of display stands. We have grown significantly over the past few years and have recently consolidated our main studio and fabrication operations on a single site.

 

With 35+ employees we are now looking for an experienced Junior Project Manager to join our team in Leicester.

 

 

Role

 

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Junior Project Manager will be responsible for:

 

  • Assisting the management of process for assigned projects
  • The development of project plans to include; total cost, quality, delivery and distribution of all production project materials
  • Assisting with both “ball-park” and specific estimating of projects and components in terms of time, cost and margin
  • Assisting in development of quotations—costs, tooling, overhead, margins, packaging, quantities, etc.
  • Assisting in assessment and selection of suppliers, negotiate and purchase all required components within established budgets
  • Establishing supplier production schedules and quality plans to meet client and internal specifications
  • Monitoring production to ensure quality standards and delivery schedules are met
  • Improving knowledge on related matters such as materials, estimates and production needs
  • Working closely with cross functional teams to support project deliverables
  • Dealing with client queries and complaints efficiently and professionally
  • Ensuring accurate records of project briefs, budgets, meetings, amendments, reviews and any other communications are created and maintained
  • Carrying out mid-point and completion reviews of every project, reporting to management team and working with them to implement any resulting improvements identified
  • Liaising with RDD departmental managers and internal production to ensure delivery of high-quality output
  • Clarifying drawing sign offs
  • Setting up production lines
  • Liaising with managers and supervisors to assist with ordering parts
  • Serving as a technical resource on related matters such as materials, estimates and production needs
  • Quality and client sign off process

 

 

Key Skills and Experience

 

  • 1+ year of POS industry experience
  • Experience in communicating with manufacturing suppliers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Experience of CRM and Project Management tools advantageous
  • Strong written and oral communications skills including technical writing
  • Work well in a team or individually, completing specified tasks under own initiative or under direction
  • Quality Control
  • Passionate about work and success, energetic and engaging, assumes ownership of work
  • Flexible and able to self-manage time and schedules in a deadline driven environment
  • The ability to work in a logical, systematic manner
  • Ensure health and safety standards are met and security of warehouse is upheld

 

 

General Terms and Conditions

 

Base: 16 Wanlip Street, Leicester

Hours: Full time/40 hours per week between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm, with occasional intervention with later/night shift as required

Travel: You may be requested to travel to client sites throughout the UK

 

Bonus Scheme: Inclusion in the company bonus scheme 

Travel: You may be requested to travel to client sites throughout the UK

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £22,000 to £24,000

 

NO AGENCIES

 

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