Manufacturing Project Manager

  • Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
  • Hatfield, UK
  • 24 May, 2020
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

Job Description

Manufacturing Project Manager - Automation / Manufacturing

Excellent Salary with development opportunities

Vacancy Description

Within the Automation Engineering department sits the Manufacturing Engineering Team who are responsible for the smooth transition of engineering systems, developed by the Product Development team, into manufacture. Once successfully handed over by Manufacturing Development into manufacture the product will be maintained by the Supply Chain Engineering team, who manage ongoing manufacture. As Manufacturing Project Manager you will use your wide knowledge of the Contract Manufacturing industry to manage transfer of products to strategic suppliers effectively on a Global basis. You will optimise the total business cost of the project whilst ensuring that the project outcomes are delivered on time, in line with stakeholder expectations


As a project manager for the transfer of bespoke manufacturing you will provide effective project leadership and establish and deliver the plan, including:

Ensure clear and appropriate communications between all parties

Information management

Co-ordinate / manage key stakeholders

Ensure clear and consistent feedback for the CMO

Provide a point of escalation for the team

Provide direction on key initiatives. Accountable for output

Facilitate regular reviews and workshops

Establish robust processes to ensure efficiency, high level of transparency and due diligence

Establish and maintain appropriate stakeholder and supplier relationships to identify and minimise risk, negotiate optimum pricing and resolve issues as they arise.

Proactively identify, manage and advise on commercial risks associated with the Transfer to Manufacture and mitigate

Evaluate cost / benefit of various scenarios and make recommendations to senior management

About you….

Extensive commercial experience including the management of high value contracts

Cross functional knowledge, especially Supply Chain, Engineering, Quality and NPI

High level of credibility through the business

Strong communicator at all levels

Proven track record in effective supplier development and management to deliver company procurement strategies

Although based at the Hertfordshire head office, you will be expected to travel to sites both in the UK and abroad

Ability to work in dynamic, team-oriented, fast-paced environment.

High level of computer literacy with Microsoft Office, Google Docs and ERP software

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV.

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful