MES Project Manager

CBS Butler
£35 - £50 per annum
17 May 2017
14 Jun 2017
Daniel Langley
Contract Type
Full Time
In this role you will co-ordinate the delivery of Manufacturing IT projects with Architects & Engineers, OEM Solution Providers, Strategic Partners and Customer Points of contact.

The PM role will deliver projects under a PRINCE2 based methodology operating under each customers own governance process.

The KPI’s in this role are to deliver shop floor projects to time, cost and quality whilst achieving maximum value & benefit for the end customer and maximising margins.

The right candidate will ideally have 2 years’ experience in a Project Management role, or completed the same period specifically in a manufacturing environment as a senior/lead engineer or project co-ordinator and is now looking to move in to this type of role.

Have an appreciation of the key Project Management skills i.e. planning, monitoring, reporting, team motivation, risk management and the key interaction of Scope, Time, Cost & Quality. An understanding of Project Management theory and methodologies is desirable.

Very strong stakeholder and vendor management skills are required to maintain the constraints of scope, timescale & quality.

Knowledge of Manufacturing Processes & Automation is a major requirement for senior applicants to this role, with experience in the deployment and/or integration of IT components & systems into a shop floor environment which should ideally include MES, SCADA or PLC solutions.

The candidate should be an excellent communicator and able to present ideas clearly and effectively both internally and externally in both written and verbal forms.

Candidates should be motivated and capable of the development and application of skills in new and existing technologies. Enthusiasm and a desire for success and “Can do” attitude are character traits we are seeking as is the ability to lead implementation teams to repeated successful delivery.

A willingness to spend time based on customer sites and travel throughout the United Kingdom is part of this role (as is the potential to be based on international customer sites for short periods). Possession of current driving licence is essential in this position, as is eligibility for a minimum of UK (SC) security clearance.


* Under the direction of the UK Programme Manager, take full ownership of the management of projects through the full project lifecycle.
* Deliver projects to time, cost and high quality ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction, value for their money and a profitable return.
* Deliver Technical Manufacturing IT projects with Consultants & Engineers as well as engagement with and management of 3rd Party Suppliers, Partners and OEM’s.
* Undertake full stakeholder management for assigned projects including the preparation & presentation of sales proposal right through to regular formal project reports and finally formal customer project acceptance through the ATS and customer project gating standards.
* Full financial & schedule control of the project from quotation to delivery to achieve the required business margin which must also include full financial reporting in terms of Invoicing forecasts to completion, Earned Value and “Estimate At Completion”
* Formal handover of project & all deliverables to Service & Support organisations before Project Closedown.

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