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Project Manager

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sectors:

    Projects & Programmes

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Hart

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Rachael Hart

The Role

The role is responsible for Project Managing all Purchasing activities in relation to the launch of new machines within the NPIP process.

They will be responsible for:

  • Manage the interface between Purchasing, Suppliers and the Division for each NPI programme to ensure successful communication of objectives, timing, cost target etc.

  • Programme Scope

  • Multiple Projects at any one time

  • Supplier Performance

  • Cost reporting - work together with Engineering

  • Ensure new suppliers have met the company requirements

  • Risk analysis - APQP & PPAP

  • Work with the Prototype Buyer to ensure appropriate supplier selection

  • Work with the Prototype Buyer to ensure appropriate supplier selection

The Person

The Programme manager based in the North East office will need the following experience:


  • 3 years project management experience

  • Automotive Ideally

  • Educated to Degree level (Businesss or Engineering)

  • Practical problem solving

  • PPAP (Production, Parts, Approval, Process)

  • APAP (Advanced, Product, Quality Planning)

  • New Product Introduction (NPI)

  • Experience dealing with suppliers & building relationships

  • Engineering or Design understanding


  • Experience working in a multifunctional manufacturing environment

  • CIPS or Prince 2

  • Proficient use of IT-tools

The Company
The global Growing Automotive business and have a solid order book moving forward. The programme team is spread across multiple UK sites and global roles are an option in the longer term. The business is looking for a project manager who can hit the ground running. They are a leading Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer for an array of products.


  • Up to £45,000