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Project Manager

Project Manager

Hernshead Recruitment

Eggs, sausages, bacon and a coffee… some of the main components of the perfect breakfast, right?

This might look like the beginning of a breakfast shopping list and you’re probably wondering what this has to do with an advert for a Project Manager… but bear with me…

Unfortunately, these are also some of the worst foods for the environment due to the high emissions created by transportation, farming and feeding that is involved within the process. I know we can’t help with every single part of the method involved but even a little help could make big difference.

The high emissions are particularly due to the farming and transportation of these goods, even down to the average family travelling to the supermarket to do their weekly shop. This is mainly because of the petrol and diesel used within the two steps mentioned. Powertrains are one of the main components within vehicles whether it be passenger cars, commercial vehicles or the large engines within agricultural vehicles/machines and this company offering this opportunity is looking to develop a greener and safer way for these vehicles to operate through development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems.

You have the opportunity to be part of a company who currently have around 11,500 employees (plus 70 years of experience) and are still growing. This is because not only do they want to make the world more sustainable but they also value their employees and believe into turning visions of the future into reality.

We have an exciting opportunity within our clients Project Management team to lead their growing portfolio of projects across a wide range of technologies, including electrification and hydrogen fuel cell.

This dynamic role involves overseeing all aspects of project delivery including budget, schedule, resource, target achievement and customer satisfaction.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated with excellent communication and organisation skills.
Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management of customer & internal projects
  • Support operational activities as directed by the Engineering Centre Manager or Department Leader
  • Supervising integration partners (suppliers)
  • Ensuring target-oriented customer communication including coordination with the departments involved in the project
  • Reporting project progress, both to customer and to management 
  • Project management and controlling with respect to technical progress, quality, timing and costs
  • Supporting sales and project planning in planning and acquisition of new projects
  • Support the continuous improvement of project management processes

Your Profile:

  • University degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience in engine and powertrain development or testing
  • Understanding of business management 
  • Prepared to travel within UK to meet with project team/customer
  • MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, MS Project)
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