Project Controller - Manufacturing

Competitive Salary & Benefits
16 May 2019
15 Jun 2019
Rosie Connor
Project Engineering
Job Type
The Role
  • Practice, promote and uphold Company planning, scheduling and resourcing tools and processes
  • Analyse Schedule and Cost performance, determining variance and its respective causes, and providing mitigating options if required.
  • Support the Manufacturing team and Business & Performance team in the production and maintenance of robust schedules, cost and resource plans in Primavera for both the production phase and the bridge between the end of the development phase and the ramp-up to production.
  • Produce a monthly integrated suite of manufacturing and project performance metrics
  • Foster good working relationships with the Heads of Manufacturing, the Production Project Managers, Engineers, Business & Performance Managers and the broader community to be able to embed the MBDA project control and planning standards.
  • Facilitate robust Risk and Opportunity management, primarily in the manufacturing domain
  • Support the growth of Project Planning/Scheduling and Control across the Production phase of projects
  • Provide Schedule and Planning process and tools expertise to users within the local area
What’s in it for you?
  • Be an integral part of the Business Performance Team
  • Add valued analysis to Project & Manufacturing decision process
  • Training in the core Project Control skills/toolset plus other business related disciplines
  • Clear development path both within and external to the Project Control function
  • Opportunity to pursue leadership and SME paths
  • Support to achieve recognised (PMI) qualification
  • Opportunity to work in an international environment
  • Opportunity to work on a wide variety of project phases covering all stages of the life-cycle
What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team driving supporting production performance
  • Close integration with the wider team including Technical and Manufacturing
  • Supportive environment willing to share knowledge
What are we looking for?
  • Pro-active team player who can inspire others
  • Experience in planning and industry standard planning techniques
  • Experience in successful planning of complex technical Projects, particularly in manufacturing environment.
  • Practical knowledge and understanding ofenterprise business management tools and advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to analyse performance data and define root variance causes and impacts
  • Aptitude to develop good working relationships with team members within the Function and Project Team
  • Demonstrable communication skills to all levels, capable of working in an integrated multi-functional team
What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
Please Note: MBDA UK require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).
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