Project Manager

From £35,000 - West Sussex

Posted: 24th, May 2020

Reference N°: 41667

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £35,000 pa however the client may pay up to £45,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

The Company

A leading engineering company

The Role

Face of company for customer orders ensuring customer satisfaction.

Overseeing and maintaining project schedules to ensure on-time delivery.

Liaising with internal departments, suppliers and customers to make sure milestones are achieved on time. Obtaining the best results from people under pressure.

Providing customers with progress reports and timing plan schedules.

Maintain and improve Ruhrpumpens front end task manager software (timing plan).

Overseeing commercial issues such as bank guarantees, stage payments, letters of credit etc.

Resolve disagreements between RP and customers on commercial, technical (with engineering input) and scheduling areas.

Conducting meetings with customers and internal staff such as kick-off and clarification meetings.

Organising and conducting inspections/visits from customers or third parties.

Preparing documents such as order acknowledgements and inspection release notes.

Reviewing project costings to ensure projects are delivered within budget.

Identifying critical path items and expediting.

Working with the quality management system to ensure processes are carried out correctly.

Develop and maintain key process indicators to ensure that parts of the overall process are operating well.

Continually improve systems and processes to become faster, more efficient and reduce errors.

The Candidate

Experience in oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical markets.

Project execution, particularly project management.

Rotating equipment, ideally pumps.

Strong experience of commercial and technical negotiation with customers.

Knowledge for the manufacturing process (NDT, welding, machining, casting).

Working with international standards such as ISO or ASME.

Reading technical specifications and drawings.

ERP/MRP systems such as SAP for example (RP uses Infor Baan)

Working within a quality management system, ideally ISO 9001

Preferable skills/traits:

The candidate must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills including communication, empathy and emotional intelligence. They must be able to interact, understand and connect with people from a variety of different backgrounds and cultures.

Excellent commercial awareness and negotiation skills are essential

Good work ethic; working in a team or on individual tasks.

Highly organised.

Must have a sharp intellect and thorough attention to detail to interpret data in order to draw conclusions and form robust decisions.

Must be driven to investigate and acquire new knowledge on diverse subjects, varying from technical, commercial and systems. We want to find someone who can learn quickly.

Good abilities with Microsoft office (word, excel, power point etc) and adobe acrobat.

The Package

Salary ranges from £35,000- £45,000

Please call Liam Coughlan on 01293 404050 or send your CV to

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