Job Description

Project Manager (Cost Reduction)

A Project Manager with Cost Reduction experience is required to work on a twelve-month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Manufacturing client based in Stafford.

Overview of the Project Manager (Cost Reduction) contract roles

The Project Manager will lead a number of high value cost reduction projects. It will also include working on the feasibility of projects, identifying opportunities for cost reduction, generating business cases and leading cost reduction projects through to implementation. These projects will cover a variety of different areas including design, supplier resourcing, process changes and any other changes impacting cost. The roles will involve close working with in particular the Engineering, Purchasing and Supply Chain teams as well as other internal functions and external suppliers.

Key skills required for the Project Manager (Cost Reduction)

The candidate must be an experienced Project Manager with strong experience in implementing cost reduction projects on a complex manufactured product. The successful candidate should possess or have experience of the following: -

  • Experience of engine manufacturing or automotive would be desired.
  • Previous experience in either Engineering, Manufacturing or Purchasing
  • Candidate would be ideally degree qualified in Engineering and / or have strong Engineering experience.
  • Experience in 6 Sigma would be an advantage
  • Must have strong business / commercial and analytical skills.

If you are a Project Manager with Cost Reduction experience looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone 0161 694 9196

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