Position title
Workshop Programme Manager

Working PatternMonday – Friday, 40/week

Key responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility for selected customer(s) and/or program(s)

Managing customer communication related to orders, Leading customer review meetings (including senior level), Managing, prioritising and supporting customer backlog to meet OTD

Project management of key contracts.

  • Drive profitability of customer account and/or program by driving performance against target on: Product/Project profitability, WIP management, Accounts Receivable (inc credit control checks), OTD, Quality
  • Performing contract reviews to ensure all relevant information is in place, ensuring that contract KPI’s are clearly defined upfront and subsequently taking responsibility for delivery of those targets
  • Drive improvement within customer programs;

Lead and/or facilitate continuous improvement activities to increase project success, Support project management to cross functional activity required for program execution; Support implementation of LEAN tools and philosophies at a commercial level; Ensure Change Requests are documented and costs are recovered where possible; Highlight areas throughout the business where cost improvements can increase customer/project profitability

  • Reporting on key customer metrics with action plans for improvement where required and ensuring timely escalation where necessary
  • Ensure awareness of customer roadmap and identify sales growth opportunities to feed into WPE strategic plans
  • Ideal Candidate:
  • Focused self-starter, highly motivated, target driven with a ‘can do’ attitude and ability to motivate others.
  • Self driven and highly motivated while also having a team approach
  • A positive attitude with an air of self confidence should be presented when conducting all communications, along with patience and emotional regulation is paramount to success
  • Consistently promote Company Vision, Mission, Values. Follow and promote WPE 4 commandments;
  • Manage own time to achieve set targets
  • Identify and plan to avoid potential barriers. Facilitate resolving barriers with sponsors.
  • Evaluate and take remedial actions to achieve sustained success
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Lead by example. Assertive, resilient and welcomes change, self-aware
  • Ensure complicity with all internal and external regulations
  • Confident and well-rounded thinking, open minded

Job Requirement:

  • Degree qualified, ideally BSc
  • 5+ years previous experience in a project/product/program management role
  • Recognized Lean/Six Sigma based qualification, and/or formal engineering qualification, and/or strong production experience would be advantageous
  • Experience of defense, aerospace or telecoms business is preferable
  • Project Management or Change Management qualification is desirable
  • Solid financial awareness
  • eligibility to work with ITAR/EAR restricted items.

Successful Candidate will benefit from :

  • Competitive salary
  • Private Medical Care
  • Long term career opportunity;
  • Company Holiday accommodation in St. Andrews.
  • Training and development opportunities, under Continuous Improvement program with Sharing In Growth

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Job Location
Date posted
October 21, 2019

Position: Workshop Programme Manager

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