We are looking for a Project Manager to work with Cosworth to deliver Manufacturing projects on time and on budget. Ideally this would be on a permanent basis but will consider a short-term contract.
We have had an exciting opportunity arise for a Project Manager to join Cosworth to deliver Manufacturing projects on time and on budget. We are looking for a permanent individual but will also consider a contractor on a short-term basis.
Determine and define project scope and objectives.
Communicate Key dates and project milestones to all key personnel – update and circulate these as they change.
Communicate customer requirements – volumes, submission and approval requirements. (This includes build shop requirements).
Establish programme need dates for all key project activities that meet the project milestone dates – establish lead times and start/finish dates.
Create and deliver project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Monitoring of project progress against plans in terms of work completed, cost and timing.
Hold regular project reviews to establish and track progress to plan for each project activity – use a standard reporting format such as the Production Readiness Review.
Identify project risks and manage mitigations of those risks. Highlight any key areas of concern where plans are not being met/ process issues/ quality issues – escalate to senior management.
Communicate with the stakeholders (both internal and customer) to ensure effective delivery of the project.
Manage the final customer approval (e.g PPAP) process, in conjunction with manufacturing, build and quality departments.
Manage the closure of the project.
Ensure invoices are raised and paid by the customer at key project milestones.
Consider the health and safety, environmental and energy impact of all activities.
Support the Company’s compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.
Previous experience of project management in an automotive engineering environment.
Experience of Automotive Product Introduction Tools – e.g. APQP, PPAP.
Engineering degree preferred but not essential.
Excellent analytical skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful.
Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.
Proficiency in MS project and other MS office programmes.