Job Overview

Project Coordinator

Job Title: Project Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Reference: #202210
Contact Name: James Field
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2022 16:18

Job Description

Project Coordinator

Location: Manchester

Salary: Competitive

Reports to: Project Co-Ordinator Lead

A manufacturing business that helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers to maximise their production is hiring a Project Coordinator, who will develop and own the manufacturing execution plan for customer projects.

Additionally, you will manage the entire process in the factory from factory orders issued through manufacturing to shipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review the order, organize and lead a kick-off meeting (KOM) with all involved people (PM, customer, Sales and/or Operations) before or immediately after the order is placed to the factory.
  • Make sure the project requirements are communicated and properly understood by the factory.
  • Develops manufacturing milestone execution plan and inspection test plan (ITP) with help of corresponding dept (planning and QA/QC)
  • Coordinates all the factory actions related to the given project.
  • Liaise with Material Requirement Planners, Quality and Logistics teams to keep the project on-time
  • Monitor project progress and execution to meet the promised date.  If needed, expedite the different functions at the appropriate level.
  • Evaluate and implement the changes, as required by the change order process.
  • Provides regular and timely progress reports to the Project Manager/Customer /Sales and highlights any deviation.
  • Prepares the inspection and shipping schedules, ensuring the project is shipped on time.
  • Work closely with Documentation Controller to ensure timely approval of Project relevant documents
  • Leading pre-inspection meetings (PIM) and notify/coordinate the Project Inspections.
  • Manages the customer/ their representative's factor visits at the factory.
  • At the time of project closing, summarizes all learning points, make suggestions, and support continuous improvement programs. Shares any project lesson learning points with the internal team.
  • Participate in the development of internal systems and procedures and look for continuous improvement opportunities.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree level (Engineering, Business or similar) or comparable work experience
  • Prior work experience in manufacturing operations is highly desirable
  • Project Management experience is strongly preferred
  • A good capacity to understand and work with different cultures
  • Good IT skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, and ideally SAP
  • Assertive communication style able to interface with people at diverse levels
  • Good decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate dynamic work style in a continuously complex and changing environment

Core Competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Collaborates
  • Action Orientated
  • Situational Adaptability

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