Project Manager

Location: Beccles, UK

Bradman Lake Group is a well-established engineering company that has built high speed and complex packaging equipment for 70 plus years with an annual turnover on £35 million per year.

Within our Engineering department, we are looking to add a Project Manager to the team.

This is a permanent positions based on a 37 hour basic week M-F.

Purpose of Role:

To work as part of a team to support all project management functions, assuring customer expectation is achieved/exceeded, throughout the project life cycle, up to and including Site Acceptance Test. (SAT). Also to provide standard costs and proven technical concepts for machine / system solutions and compile customer facing documentation within given timescales, to support BLG Sales.

Employment Benefits
Enhanced pension membership.
25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays.
Generous company sick pay scheme.
Non-contributory life assurance scheme.
Free car parking on site.
Modern working conditions.
Company Events.

Reporting to: Technical Applications Director

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce User Requirement Specifications and Functional Specs for machines/systems
  • Manage handover of technical and commercial information to company operations
  • Prepare and maintain project files: budgets, schedules, plans and management reports.
  • Support the activities of application engineers and contract managers
  • Compile and validate testing criteria to satisfy both factory and off-site acceptance
  • Manage customer expectation whilst assuring the best interests of the company are upheld
  • Produce cost effective machine / system solutions using standard practices
  • Produce budget quotations and formal proposals within given timescales
  • Produce accurate and consistent machine / system costings using standard templates
  • Analyse business risk and implement appropriate actions to minimize the risk
  • Specify and source third party equipment as necessary
  • Visit customer and BLG sites (worldwide) to support sales, project or design functions
  • Continuously review Extranet and download enquiries to respond to within the required timeframes
  • Adhere to all required quality and health & safety policies in operation relating to job role
  • Any other duty within your competency as may be required

Competencies / Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of BLG machines and their process applications
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Good IT skills – CAD, word processing, spreadsheets, database.
  • Good customer / supplier facing skills
  • Good planning organization and time management
  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Proactive with self-start initiative
  • Highly motivated and committed to achieving company set goals.

Background / Experience:

  • 2+ yrs. Proven ability to project manage machine / system solutions
  • 3+ yrs. Mechanical design / control engineering experience
  • 3+ yrs. Machine manufacturing and assembly experience
  • Process line experience
  • HND or equivalent qualification in relevant discipline
  • Proven capability

Please send your CV to:

Ms. Helen Regan - Head of Personnel UK, Bradman Lake Ltd