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Automation Project Manager

Salary: £40,000 - £55,000Start date: ASAPLocation: SwadlincoteContract type: Permanent

Job description

A new opportunity has become available to join our client; a rapidly growing family-owned company involved in providing various industries throughout the UK with bespoke, integrated materials handling solutions. 
Location: Swadlincote
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Good Benefit Package
Key Skills: Automation, FMCG, Engineering, Project Management 
The successful candidate will join the Projects Department and will focus on design, mechanical projects and full project management life cycle. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for review of clients tender/after order specification documentation
  • Creating a User Requirement Specification in the absence of one being provided by client
  • Responsible for provision / review of operational documents and liaise with sub-contractors to complete SDS/FDS
  • Understand and implement the full operational ethos of each project and ensuring the mechanical design and controls functionality are aligned to match client’s expectation
  • Conduct site visits, surveys and supervision of installations around the UK
  • Preparation of risk assessments, method statements and finalised project documentation
  • Ability to liaise with customers, suppliers & contractors
  • Co-ordinate with the supply chain / sub-contractors pre-site /site activity
  • Raising of purchase orders to the supply chain
  • Responsible for project costs and variations to orders during the project timeline
  • Manage client meetings – Kick off / project plan update /progress /Handover
  • Design and action detailed commissioning /acceptance documentation
  • Enable and control/action snagging lists during the commissioning process
  • Deliver on site end of installation commissioning of the systems to comply to SDS/FDS operational ethos
  • Strong organizational skills to help manage projects from inception to completion
Key Skills:
  • Knowledge of materials handling/production line systems
  • Knowledge/Experience of CDM site operation
  • Full familiarity with AutoCAD (2D mechanical layout design)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint)+ Adobe
  • Full, clean, driving licence is essential
  • Must be customer facing / ability to communicate / deal with clients – Mid-Senior management up to director level
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Time management to achieve time sensitive milestones
  • Working to deadlines
  • Knowledge of software / controls/ pneumatics
  • Ability to problem solve /overcome site installation issues / deal with client expectations during and after the installation
Cordius Ltd team offers unrivalled expertise; a flexible and personal approach of successful recruitment within Engineering, Supply Chain and Technical disciplines - our highly experienced team of specialist consultants offer professional and transparent services to match the individual needs of both clients and candidates.

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