Engineering Project Manager, Sussex UK

We are a world class manufacturer of high quality machined cast components. Our advanced manufacturing facility and committed team supports leading Motorsport, Automotive OEM and Defence customers with cutting edge development and prototype components.

To support our expansion, we are looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager. This role would suit someone with proven industry experience and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Role Description
You will be directly responsible for co-ordinating and managing projects throughout in house CAD, Pattern Shop, Foundry and Machine Shop manufacturing processes and subcontract operations.
-Be accountable for the successful management of projects from conception through to delivery of components.

-Engage customers from enquiry stage to understand project and engineering requirements. Work with our engineering and commercial team to prepare concise and accurate quotations.

-Work across all departments and manufacturing process throughout our business to communicate project and engineering requirements to ensure the on time delivery and the highest quality of product.

-Maintain communication with customers to provide real time project updates. It will be your responsibility to be the main point of contact supported by our technical and commercial team.

-Organise and attend project meetings with customers supported by relevant engineering or commercial team.

-Engineering degree or equivalent, ideally in a mechanical or manufacturing discipline.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
Extensive project management or production experience within automotive, motorsport defence or mechanical engineering industry.

Ability to coordinate multiple projects and departments within the company

Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate directly with customers, suppliers and engineers and managers across our business.

Ability to read and review 2D engineering drawings/3D models via solid works and other viewers.

Competent IT ability to use Word, PowerPoint and Excel knowledge.

Be driven and have the ability to lead and operate as part of a team

Experience of the casting and machining process is highly desirable

Willingness to travel both nationally and internally as our customer base is global. We would be especially interested to receive applications from bilingual candidates for this role.

What we can offer:
This role is an exciting challenge, and for right candidate offering the opportunity directly with our Motorsport, Automotive and Defence customers and manage their projects.
In house and external training with regular appraisal to progress your project management skills and engineering career.

Application Requirements:
- 2 years project management or production experience
-Eligible to work within UK and looking for a long term career.

Further Details

For more information and to apply contact: Sian Panton
Email: Sian.panton@finecast.co.uk