Belcan Technical Recruitment are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager for our client who is a world leader in construction and mining equipment based in Stafford for an estimated 12 months contract to start off with and are paying competitively on an hourly basis.
This position has been deemed Inside of IR35.
We are recruiting a Project Manager to join the Cost Reduction Team at Stafford. This will join the existing team of 3 Project Managers working on cost reduction projects reporting to the Material Cost Manager. This role will involve leadership of multidisciplinary teams working on material cost reduction. The Project Manager will have responsibility for leading and implementing a number of key projects to deliver our cost reduction objectives.
JOB RELATED STATISTICS:
The Project Manager will lead multiple projects. Exact number will vary depending on the nature and scope of individual projects in the Transport & Rail industry.
The Project Manager will lead a number of high value cost reduction projects. It will also include working on the feasibility of projects, identifying opportunities for cost reduction, generating business cases and leading cost reduction projects through to implementation. These projects will cover a variety of different areas including design, supplier resourcing, process changes and any other changes impacting cost. The roles will involve close working with in particular the Engineering, Purchasing and Supply Chain teams as well as other internal functions and external suppliers.
Given the broad scope of the position, many types of skills and experiences are desirable. The candidate must be an experienced Project Manager with strong experience in implementing cost reduction projects on a complex manufactured products. The successful candidate should possess or have experience of the following: -
- Experience of engine manufacturing or automotive would be desired.
- Previous experience in either Engineering, Manufacturing or Purchasing
- Candidate would be ideally degree qualified in Engineering and / or have strong Engineering experience.
- Experience in 6 Sigma
- Must have strong business / commercial and analytical skills.
- Good human relations skills are required to develop a cooperative work relationship with others inside and outside the department.
This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan