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Project Planner

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: April 17th, 2019

Company Overview:

Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE) provides engineering and product development services to race teams and OEM’s around the world. It is Multimatic's centre of excellence for the ongoing design, development and implementation of DSSV™ damping technology, and has established a strong relationship with key international motorsports organizations. MTCE is also a leading contract engineering and vehicle development resource to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers.

Position Overview:

MTCE is currently seeking to recruit a Project Planner with a range of skills to join the growing team delivering OEM, motorsport and niche vehicle projects within Multimatic.

Facility Address:

Wyatt House
Wyatt Way
Thetford, Norfolk
IP24 1HB

Position Summary:

  • Working as a key member of the Program Management team to enable successful quoting of potential future projects and successful delivery of current projects
  • Undertaking project planning of stand-alone small to mid-sized projects and aid planning on mid to large-size projects, for both current and future work alike
  • Managing multiple projects and programs, maintaining plans and forecasts
  • General responsibility for the creation, maintenance, review and administration of project planning activities and resource utilisation reporting and planning

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Create and maintain tools to aid planning of current and future projects, ensuring consistency of approach
  2. Assist in creating project plans for new proposals and existing projects through liaison with functional departments leaders and program managers.
  3. Keep the project team up to date on progress to present to key stakeholders
  4. Manage multiple projects and programmes, maintaining strategic plans & forecasts for projects
  5. Work closely with engineering supply chain to create schedules and help manage deliveries
  6. Identify risks and opportunities within plans
  7. Resource planning, updating resource utilisation forecasts to support planning both current and future project activities, liaise with functional areas to ensure forecasts are maintained.
  8. Maintain project file directory database, ensure configuration control for project documents and reports.
  9. Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management systems (e.g. TS 16949, ISO 90012014).
  10. Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
  11. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  1. Minimum HNC / HND third level qualifications.
  2. Experience of project planning
  3. Good communication and professional presentation skills
  4. Well organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  5. Computer literate in MS Office and/or Google suite
  6. Proficient user of planning software (MS project or other)
  7. A degree in an Engineering or Project Management discipline would be advantageous
  8. Knowledge and experience of automotive product development process and activities essential
  9. Knowledge of VBA
  10. Awareness of budget and financial management

All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom, (EU), hold a valid driver’s license, valid passport and be prepared to travel internationally when required.

Multimatic offers a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment. Learn more at www.multimatic.com. To apply for this career opportunity, click below on the "APPLY NOW" and send us your resume and cover letter outlining your professional experience.

Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.


If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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