Project Manager / Project Coordinator - Near Durham

  • Job Reference: 00279
  • Date Posted: 21 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Saxon Recruitment Solutions Ltd
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: All Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Steve Saxon
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Job Description

Project Manager / Project Coordinator - Near Durham

Commutable from Darlington, Durham, Washington, Gateshead, Hartlepool.

Project Manager, R&D, Electronics, Embedded Software, Six Sigma, SCRUM, Agile, Waterfall, Embedded Firmware.

This well established, highly successful, award winning organisation, are looking for an experienced Project Manager / Project Coordinator to plan and coordinate projects for Software & Electronic Control Systems and take them through to fruition on time and cost. As a Project Manager you will manage high efficiency Electronic Sensing projects from concept through to Production. The Project Manager will oversee the end to end implementation of engineering and / or multi discipline projects.

The ideal qualifications, skills and experience for the Project Manager include :

• Engineering Degree, ideally Electronics, Physics or Computing

• Minimum of 1 year experience as a Project Manager ideally in electronic manufacturing or a comparable environment, though your transferable skills will count

• PC literate, knowledge of project management and quality assurance tools, Six Sigma, MS Project, Visio, PRINCE2 etc

• Experience operating within a structured management process

• Contribute to continuous improvement process by applying basic knowledge in Six Sigma

• Previous experience of working in a Product Development environment would be an advantage

• success managing end-to-end projects, and delivering on time and on budget

• knowledge of both waterfall and agile project management techniques

The Project Manager Responsibilities include :

• Creation and management of the projects within an Agile framework

• Ensuring the project scope is well defined and understood

• Organising the resources required to deliver the project

• Effectively managing any sub-contractors required for the project

• Overseeing the accounting monitoring and control of the project

• Working in conjunction with other Engineers, build the delivery schedule taking into account the resource and capacity of the department

• Contribute to development considerations with the use of emerging technologies

• Evaluation of projects against benchmark and sharing of lessons learnt and best practice.

Excellent career opportunities in a stable and highly innovative organisation. Working with R&D and Production, you will contribute to developing ground breaking Electronic Sensor Products in a very friendly work environment. The company has a great culture with a commitment to continuous training & development, supported by excellent staff retention.