Programme Manager

Core Talent Recruitment Limited
£40k - £52k pa
12 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

The Project Manager will report into the Engineering Manager & will have a key position in the NPI project team.

Responsible for:

  • Cradle to grave Project management, low-to-medium volumes Automotive manufacturer
  • Responsible for full lifecycle project management
  • Leading a team from the project proposal to the project evaluation, six months after the launch of finished product mass production
  • Determines the budget, the project development plan and pursues the quality plan, according to development standards and customer requirements
  • Holds technical meetings/ project reviews
  • Face to face with external stakeholders, customers and suppliers
  • Commissioning product and process FMEA
  • Works closely with design for product definition
  • Defines & implements the validation plan and leads validation meeting of design selection
  • Presentation of Initial Sample files & sign off by the Customer
  • Oversees manufacturing process and implements
  • Any necessary adjustments at concept design and process levels
  • Submits control panel of the project and the related actions
  • Develop quotes and proposals on minor technical modifications
  • Supervise activity of one or several Project Managers

The Person

The ideal Project Manager to be based in the Birmingham area will have the following experience:


  • Automotive industry- OEM, Tier 1 or 2 experience
  • NPI is essential
  • 3 years minimum experience & cradle to grave project management
  • Direct experience of APQP, PPAP (including Control Plans, PFMEA).
  • Budget management
  • Knowledge of techniques and tools of project management and Quality tools in Design
  • Office experience


  • PRINCE2 Certification
  • HNC/D or Degree in engineering
  • cradle to grave project management
  • design background
  • Tooling specs and design support

The Company
They are a leading Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer specialising in Engines. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a renowned global Tier 1 Automotive supplier with a strong reputation in the market.


  • Up to £52,000

Commutable from: Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Tamworth , Coventry

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