Project Manager

What’s on offer?
Offering a salary up to £45,000
Monday to Friday 8.00am till 4.30pm
Permanent position
Company Sick Pay
Cycle to Work Scheme
Healthcare Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
GP24 Service
Life Insurance
Opportunity for hybrid working after qualifying period (80% on-site)
A warm and friendly working environment
Free onsite parking
Major Recruitment are looking for a detail-oriented Project Manager to join our clients’ dynamic team based in Stokesley.

The successful candidate will form part of the Projects team and will manage and support multiple projects concurrently. Assigned projects will include internally funded and externally funded development projects, but could include other types of projects as required by the Company.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead the planning and delivery of multiple projects at any one time; with projects varying in size and complexity. The successful candidate will be tasked with steering products and systems from the planning phase, through the gated development process and into production. The successful candidate will also be the face of the project to the customer, whether internally or externally funded.

Projects are cross-functional in nature, so the role presents the opportunity to work with every function across the business, in a collaborative manner. Projects are increasingly important from an organisational perspective, meaning the role presents an opportunity to contribute to the growth of the organisation.

Main Responsibilities

  • Successfully delivering projects end to end from design through to implementation using the most suitable project management approach.

  • To deliver projects in line with company manuals and procedures.

  • Providing leadership to the project delivery teams

  • Ensure projects are delivered in line with the project proposal and aligned with time, cost and quality requirements.

  • To maintain frequent and detailed communication with all stakeholders in the project; including providing updates and managing expectations.

  • Managing project budgets effectively, including labour and materials, alongside revenue forecasting.

  • To develop and maintain project schedules for assigned projects.

  • Utilise developed schedules to oversee the management of activities for the project delivery teams to ensure deliverables are being completed to defined expectations.

  • To organise and manage project level meetings (e.g. cross functionals, Gate Reviews), ensuring actions are captured appropriately and minutes shared accordingly.

  • To identify, communicate and, where necessary, escalate deviations from plan via exception reporting.

  • To proactively manage foreseen project risks and mitigate issues as they arise, implementing corrective actions.

  • To report status of projects on a weekly basis and as required.

  • Be commercially aware in all that you do

  • Support reporting of Key Performance Indicators, linked to the business performance metrics.

  • To champion the company Values and Behaviours through all projects.

  • To undertake any other project management duties as required.

About you:

  • Minimum 2 years project management experience (essential)
  • Minimum 2 years in customer facing roles. (essential)
  • Formal project management qualification e.g. APM, Prince2 or Agile
  • Numerically / Financially literate.
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Proficient Google Suite skills
  • Risk management
  • Schedule creation and management
  • Comfortable leading a team.
  • Resilience.
  • Good time management.
  • Works well in a team.
  • Works well under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Prioritisation.
  • Self starter.
  • Problem solving
  • Experience working with Defence customers, or in highly regulated industries (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience within NPI projects. (desirable but not essential)



Embedded Systems Engineer

An Embedded Systems Engineer with good embedded C and Simulink skills is sought by a national engineering company in the Tyneside area: –

Working in a focused R&D environment you will be responsible for developing embedded software and firmware for energy storage systems

Key tasks will include

* Writing and verifying high reliability software
* Leading and supporting code reviews
* Develop and document coding practices
* Helping develop software specifications
* Working with teams in the UK and US
* Producing clear documentation
* Algorithm development
* Ensure compliance to software development standards and processes

The successful candidate will be a software engineer experienced at developing embedded control systems using embedded C. You will also need good simulation and modelling skills, experience with embedded communication protocols such as CAN bus, SPI and I2C and be familiar with C# for GUI development. Familiarity with peer review and version control systems such as BitBucket and any knowledge of Battery Systems, Power Conversion Equipment, Power Electronics, Electric Vehicles, or Solar Energy storage systems would be advantageous

This is a great opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic company with good training & development prospects.

Benefits include 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Discretionary Bonus, Pension, 4 x Salary Death in Service, Corporate Healthcare Plan and Employee Share Scheme after 12 months service.

If you would like to know more about this varied and interesting role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0777 6960304 or click Apply Now

Pump Design Engineer

A Mechanical Design Engineer with experience of using CMM equipment and the ability to produce designs by reverse engineering legacy / obsolete products & equipment is sought by a growing North East based company

You will work with a variety of clients producing technical solutions to complex engineering projects, the main focus being on providing a full reverse engineering package for parts. You will report directly to the Engineering Manager whilst supporting a busy production team, as a Reverse Design engineer you will capture detail from damaged, worn out and obsolete rotating equipment via various 3D scanning methods, then create models from captured date leading to 2D drawings for manufacture or repair.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Use 3D scanning technology to create 3D CAD models from complex samples
  • Produce 3D models using a portable CMM (Faro Arm) and portable white light laser scanner
  • Using customer information/samples to create 3D models
  • First principal measuring to create 3D models
  • Produce 3D models and drawings in Solidworks
  • Build full digital models of with all mating features to establish fits and clearances
  • Preparing design documentation for production (component design, technical drawings)
  • Contributing to design reviews

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Design Engineer with a strong understanding of manufacturing processes including casting, forging, machining, and metal fabrication. You will also need excellent 2D and 3D design skills with experience of Solidworks / design works / EPDM Vault and be experienced in the use of CMM, Faro Arm and 3D scanning technology.

The ability to understand complex engineering specifications and experience of rotating equipment or pumps would be a strong advantage as would any FEA experience.

Strong attention to detail is required, along with the ability to work on multiple projects to tight timescales and stringent standards without compromising on quality or cost. Some overseas and UK travel may be required for short periods.

If you would like to learn more about this exciting role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0191 6620016 or click Apply Now to send your CV


Lead Design Engineer (Cranes / Lifting)

Our client is a successful engineering company who are currently looking to recruit a Lead Design Engineer who has experience with 2D and 3D draughting and modelling. Knowledge and experience in using STAAD.Pro would be an added advantage.

This is a senior role where the individual is expected to manage the day-to-day tasks of the design team and make technical decisions that best suit each project. The Lead Design Engineer is expected to check and verify the work of the other Design Engineers with final approval obtained from the Technical Director.

This role will see the individual develop concept designs into final fabricated products and equipment both for internal and external uses. As a member of the technical department, the candidate will support the expansion of the department as we seek to increase our in-house design capabilities and expand our offerings to our clients. You will be able to get involved at all levels of the business, from managing project costs to solving manufacturing problems on the shop floor. If you are a driven, self-motivated person who takes pride in everything you do and can fit well with the various team members across the company, we want to hear from you.

Key responsibilities (including, but not limited to the following)
* Create concept designs and working drawings with the use of 3D and 2D Autodesk packages
* Design of Lifting equipment
* Prepare internal design and fabrication documents
* Lead other design engineers and troubleshoot day to day issues within the department
* Produce project deliverables i.e. calculations, reports, drawings etc. * Assist in the scheduling of projects
* Ensure job packages are correct and are circulated in the correct manner
* Documentation control
* Assist in pricing and client quotations
* Participate in industry events and networking
* Any other relevant duties within the technical department, as directed from time to time

The role would suit an experienced Design Engineer with experience of structural designs to Eurocode 3 as a minimum. Working knowledge to BS EN 13001 and BS EN 13155 would be favourable. You will need strong 3D CAD designs as well as being able to carry out structural/ FEA analysis and hand calculations. Experience of designing cranes, excavators, lifting equipment, conveyors or offshore equipment is essential

The candidate is expected to be a Chartered Engineer registered through relevant learned institutions i.e. IMechE, IStructE.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a team of design engineers within a flourishing business and develop your management career further.

If you would like more information or to apply for the role, please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0191 6620016 or click Apply Now to send your CV