AP-PM-3525: Technical Project Lead – Manufacturing/Engineering
  • Stephen Pimm
  • 22 Feb 2021
  • Location:
    Buckinghamshire - Aylesbury
  • Sector:
    Engineering and manufacturing
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    To £47k + benefits - depending on experience
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Post Interviews
Job Description:

A Technical Project Lead is required by our manufacturing client on a permanent basis. This role is based near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.


Our client imports and delivers food processing machinery/equipment to organisations across the UK & Ireland markets. They provide installation and maintenance services, utilising field-based engineers located across the country.


This Technical Project Lead is a new position within their organisation and will provide a focus for the project management function, working closely with the technical team, sales team, internal service department and field-based engineers to ensure a successful project delivery. External supplier management is important as the process often involves multiple suppliers.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience using CAD – detail design knowledge is not required but you must be competent in producing and altering proposals, adapting plans and layouts to fit client requirements.


**Please note: Project Management experience in a commercial environment is essential**

Key tasks:

  • Project management – lead full lifecycle projects from conception to delivery and handover.
  • CAD - Supporting sales integrating new lines or equipment into existing lines, producing multi supplier line concepts, and adapting them into the customers facility
  • Site visits - planning with customer project teams, managing installations, maintaining regulatory compliance
  • Maintaining real time dashboard of ongoing projects and communicating regularly with all stakeholders to ensure deadline are met and timelines are delivered
  • Travel throughout UK/Ireland and internationally where required to fulfil our customer supplier requirements.

Essential experience:

  • Demonstrable project management within a technical manufacturing/engineering environment – ideally with experience of machinery installation.
  • Strong communication skills including managing UK wide resources.
  • Knowledge and experience of CAD – proficient user.
  • Supplier management experience.
  • Commercial acumen.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Flexible approach.
  • Hard working, willing to get stuck in.


A Full UK Driving Licence is required by the successful candidate.

Irregular travel to sites UK wide and occasion travel to Europe.


This role is a mixture of office, remote and site-based working. Some travel required across the UK. There may be a requirement to travel to Europe on occasion.


Two stage interview process.


Applications are open.

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