Manufacturing Assistant Project Manager

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Manufacturing Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager (Manufacturing) Stevenage

Job Description

An Assistant project Manager is required to work within an outstanding organisation on unique and a number of exciting projects.

Working with the Manufacturing project teams in delivering development and production hardware and bespoke test equipment throughout the product life-cycles for an outstanding organisation recognised as a Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies to Work For 2017.

This role has arisen due to growing business demands, my client is seeking an experienced Assistant Project Manager to work within a multi- disciplined Manufacturing Team at Stevenage, across multiple projects to deliver several Manufacturing development and series production contracts.

Ideal Role requirements
(Skills, training and qualifications):

" Proven Project Management expertise in a manufacturing / precision engineer / armed forces or relatable environment.
" Experience planning, facilitating and providing project management support associated with high technology products to schedule, cost and quality.
" Ability to prepare and maintain accurate reports on project performance.
" A clear, strong and effective communicator.
" Numerate and confident with basic mathematics.
" Computer literacy - knowledge of MS packages.
" Experience in tendering & bidding preparation.
" Experience with New Product Introduction would be an advantage.
" Knowledge with SAP materials management system preferred but not essential
" Knowledge of Primavera 6 planning tool is preferred but not essential.
" Expertise in risk and opportunity management, including budget management experience is beneficial.

Key Skills we are looking for:

" Providing cross-functional support to development and large scale production contracts, to schedule, cost and quality.
" Prepare and maintain accurate progress reporting against all aspects of project performance.
" Develop and maintain key relationships with internal cross-functional customers and key sub-contractors.
" Assist in tendering/bidding activities associated with new and follow on UK and Export contracts.
" Identifying project risks, the preparation and continuous maintenance of these risks including opportunity plans and budget management.

What's in it for you?

Location: Stevenage
Hourly Rates: £23-£26ph Ltd
Contract Duration: 6 Months

(This initial contract has the potential to be extended past the initial 6 months.)

Should you be interested in applying for or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Kaitee Parsons on 02392 228209 or email your latest CV

Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy.
We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Kaitee Parsons


I cover a wide range of vacancies across the defence sector working on contract and permanent opportunities. I use my expertise to source quality candidates and maintain client relationships.   My background is aerospace, working for one of the UK's largest commercial airlines. I am now using my…