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Currently recruiting: Project Manager

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team in Leicester.

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If you are interested, please read the job specification below and send your CV to heidi@rdd-creative.co.uk



Role

Working closely with the Operations Director, the Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of projects. This will include the quoting, supplier selection, oversight of manufacturing process, fabrication, assembly, and quality control for point of purchase retail displays.


A strong team member, the Project Manager will coordinate projects within departments and with other members of the Management team within the business as well as external clients and suppliers. Core responsibilities:


Project Management

  • Management of process for assigned projects

  • Deal with client queries and feedback efficiently and professionally

  • Both “ballpark” and specific estimating of projects and components in terms of time, cost, and margin

  • Assess and select suppliers, negotiate and purchase required components within established budgets in conjunction with Office and Purchasing coordinator

  • Establish supplier production schedules and quality plans to meet client and internal specifications

  • CPA creation and maintenance

  • Liaise with Departmental Managers and internal production to ensure delivery of high-quality output

  • Monitor production to ensure quality standards and delivery schedules are met

  • Develop, monitor, and analyse project plans to include total cost, quality, delivery etc.

  • Serve as a technical resource on related matters such as materials, estimates and production needs

  • Ensure health and safety standards are met and security of warehouse is upheld

  • You may be called upon to support other members of the team in areas such as but not limited to assembly

  • Part of the decision process in project financial decisions


Health and Safety

  • Ensure health and safety standards are met and any concerns reported immediately

  • Ensure site security is upheld


Lean Manufacturing

  • Implement Lean tools and processes to improve areas of work


Key Skills and Knowledge

  • 5+ years of related industry experience and a Bachelors’ Degree in Business, Design, Engineering or Supply Chain preferred

  • Experience in communicating with manufacturing suppliers and clients

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering documents

  • Strong written and oral communications skills including technical writing

  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with ability to react quickly to changing circumstances.

  • Knowledge and experience with wood, plastics, injection moulding, extrusions and metal forming for manufacturability and their associated processes

  • Skilled in simplifying and communicating complex technical concepts effectively to designers, suppliers, and shop floor personnel

  • Good Excel skills and knowledge of other Microsoft Office software

  • Work well in a team or individually, completing specified tasks under own initiative or under direction

  • 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


No agencies.


Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00 to £38,000.00 pa depending on skills and abilities that meet the job description.

Company pension

Bonus scheme



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