PROJECT MANAGER - SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
Looking for a dynamic, conscientious and enthusiastic project manager to join its Project Management team in Warrington. Ideal candidates will have completed either a computer, instrumentation, controls degree, or gained more than ten years’ industry experience. A professional project management qualification such as APMP or Prince2 would be advantageous to the role. A “can do” positive attitude is required with the desire to extend your skill set, take on board new challenges and help the team to develop and the company to grow its reputation and customer base.
An understanding of the financial, technical and personnel aspects of successful project management and project delivery is essential. You must have experience in successfully managing a significant control system project. You must be capable of planning tasks in a controlled manner, producing Gantt charts using MS Project and be able to communicate the plans with project team members. You will be required to deliver the control systems within agreed time and cost restraints. You must be competent in coding at least one of the following Visual Basic, C++, C#, PLC, DCS or SCADA systems and have sufficient practical experience to be able to work with other types of systems, as dictated by project requirements. You won’t be expected to configure and code these systems, however your knowledge and experience will be required to manage the projects and train and develop your team members. An understanding of instrumentation signals and the ability to fault find on I/O subsystems and I/O subsystems that use buses such as Profibus, ProfiNet, DeviceNet ,ControlNet and Ethernet will be beneficial. Confidence in the use of PC based office systems such as Microsoft Office suite and MS Project packages is essential. Knowledge and experience in implementing projects using the following standards and guidelines: IEC 61508, IEC 61131, EN54, S88, GxP and GAMP® will also be advantageous.
You will be responsible for managing the design and implementation of process control systems, management information systems and all project lifecycle activities, including fault-finding, the preparation of design specifications and reports, software programming, project execution, testing, installation and commissioning. You will be in charge of all project activities and also the engineer’s motivation, assessment, mentoring, training and career development. You will work closely with senior members to develop your engineers, in order to achieve the best utilisation of your team. You will be responsible for the management and approval of all tasks carried out by the engineers including timesheets and cost expenditure. You will be accountable for the cost control of all projects and/or sub projects under your remit, to ensure that expenditure falls within the limits agreed with the Company Directors. You will be required to work with the finance team and manage the invoicing for the projects that you are accountable for. You will be responsible for maintaining and developing customer relationships in a highly professional manner. You will also be required to complete all tasks in line with the company Quality Management System. You will also be required to offer proactive support and assistance to the sales and marketing team, to ensure the growth and development of the Project Management Team. You will be required to maintain an up-to–date technical understanding and share your knowledge and expertise, both internally and externally, by reading articles, attending seminars and courses, and interacting with customers and colleagues. Other responsibilities will include providing guidance and consultancy to users internally and externally, and assisting your team in ensuring the successful completion of projects on time, to budget and the relevant level of quality. You will also ensure that all relevant procedures, guidelines and working practices reflect the latest industry best practices.
There are no specialist Health & Safety issues related to this role.
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