Project Manager- Automation

You will be responsible for delivering excellence in project management by leading and managing the delivery of projects on time, to the required quality and within the allocated budget, including primary customer contact.
To Be Successful In This Role You Will:
  • Lead and deliver a variety of projects to customer satisfaction, on time delivery with a “beat the budget” mindset while managing and mentoring the project team resources
  • Initiate and sustain project related documentation consistent with Project workbook including Budget management, Labour forecasts, Risk Register, Schedule, Open Issues list, Change Management/ECO tracker, Lessons learned and Final acceptance testing.
  • Maintain a detailed schedule (MS Project for complex jobs) with a clearly identified Critical Path, ensuring the customer and project team are aware of related constraints.
  • Provide project leadership
  • Liaising directly with customers to understand their needs (commercial and technical)
  • Identify risk areas and generate a plan to mitigate them
  • Provide regular reporting to senior management and customers
  • Budget validation and control
  • Control all project changes that impact scope, schedule, budget or FAT/SAT Acceptance testing by using tools and systems to log initial change requests from the Customer or the project team. After requests are logged, follow  change management process to ensure proper resolution.
  • Hold project close out meetings to identify areas that were successful, or areas which need improvement
Additional Information:
Programme Management:
  • Define key project milestones
  • Allocate sufficient resource to carry out the job
  • Co-ordinate all internal project actions/departments
Project Management:
  • Concept validation within budget
  • Co-ordinate between all technical departments to ensure all aspects of the project are under control (design, software, electrical etc.)
  • Ensure that the Purchasing Department is aware of the schedule and knows the target delivery dates
  • Manage the build team (electrical & mechanical) ensuring milestones are visible and reachable
What You’ll Bring To The Role:
  • Strong project management experience within a relevant industry
  • Demonstrable evidence of successful project delivery on a multiple project and multi-disciplinary team basis
  • Understanding of capital equipment engineering systems / automation
  • Of degree calibre with a project management aptitude.
To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) to –
TechMet is a dedicated Engineering and Technical Recruitment Consultancy.  
The consultant managing your application will be a MEng or MSc qualified Engineer with experience in industry.  They are professionally qualified to advise on your technical suitability for this role or other vacancies.  For a confidential conversation on this or any other roles in the pipeline please contact Sean Metrustry (Director) at TechMet on 028 9446 2620.