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Project Manager - Engineering

Salary £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Pension, Hybrid Working
Location Derby
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00077532_1685091337
Published 5 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager - Engineering Business

Location: Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Company Overview: We are working with a leading engineering business based in Derbyshire, specialising in the design and manufacture of cutting-edge solutions for various industries. With a rich history spanning several decades, the business pride themselves on delivering innovative and reliable products to clients worldwide. As they continue to expand their operations, they are seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Manager to join the team.

Position Overview: As a Project Manager, you will play a critical role in overseeing and successfully delivering complex engineering projects from conception to completion. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, designers, technicians, and clients, to ensure project milestones are achieved within budget and on schedule. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in project management within the engineering sector, possess excellent leadership skills, and be passionate about driving operational excellence.


  • Lead and manage multiple engineering projects simultaneously, ensuring they are executed efficiently and effectively.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation.
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to define project scopes, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Coordinate project activities, including procurement, engineering design, manufacturing, and installation, to ensure seamless execution.
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential risks, and implement mitigation strategies to keep projects on track.
  • Regularly communicate project status, updates, and reports to senior management and clients.
  • Manage client relationships, addressing concerns, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct regular project meetings, facilitate effective communication, and foster teamwork across project teams.
  • Adhere to quality and safety standards, ensuring all project deliverables meet or exceed client expectations.
  • Continuously identify opportunities for process improvements and implement best practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Project Management, or a related field.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing engineering projects, preferably within the manufacturing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and tools.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Exceptional organisational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in project management software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Professional certifications such as PMP (Project Management Professional) or PRINCE2 (Projects in Controlled Environments) are a plus.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • Chance to work on exciting and challenging projects in a fast growing, acquisitive business.

Note: The job description and responsibilities outlined above are indicative and may be subject to change based on business needs and evolving project requirements.

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