Job Details




£80000 - £90000 per annum



Job Details

Part of a major international engineering group, this organisation is setting up a new division to design & build turnkey automation & robotic systems for manufacturing clients throughout Europe.
This is a brand new venture and an immediate appointment is required for an experienced Programme Manager to become an integral member of the senior management team.
Senior Programme Manager – Turnkey Robotics & Industrial Automation
Salary:  £80-90000 + benefits
Location: West Midlands (commutable from Wolverhampton, Bridgnorth, Stafford, Walsall, Telford, Shrewsbury areas)

As a Senior Programme Manager you will be responsible for overseeing successful execution of multiple turnkey automation projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget and to customers technical specification.
o Lead the management of designated projects, delivering agreed objectives including revenue, timing and deliverables, taking a project from conception to completion and escalate issues as they arise
o Support initial feasibility reviews, validation of quotations and development of project budgets and timing for plant based activities.
o Develop and maintain project plans, timescales & budgets leading to successful completion and buy off
o Follow the business process to realise programme delivery and identify areas of improvement Identify areas of change to work scope and control via change management
You will already have significant experience in a Programme Manager or Project Manager capacity within the industrial control systems & automation, robotic application or automotive OEM facilities.
o Proven ability to lead and motivate cross functional teams delivering high value turnkey projects
o Setting up full development plans from concept to production with associated gateways/ KPI trackers, maintenance of timing and cost plans
o Knowledge of complex industrial automation, PLC / HMI control systems, MES, robotic and tooling projects utilised in automotive / high volume manufacturing processes such as BIW welded assemblies, product assembly & test, powertrain assembly, EV/ battery tray build  etc
o Analytical with good judgement, commercial business sense and problem solving skills
o Relation builder with good communications  skills with both internal and external stakeholders
o Structured worker with good time management and project management ability
o Able to travel extensively mainly across Europe
The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager, Programme Manager or Engineering Manager to be part of a brand new venture and influence the grown of the operation. With the backing a major international engineering and manufacturing group, as a member of the senior management team, you will be instrumental in the growth and expansion of the business and staffing as the business continues to quote and win significant new business throughout UK and European automotive manufacturing sector.
In return our client is offering an excellent salary and benefits package
Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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