Programme Manager

As a Programme Manager, you will be using your skills and expertise and will be responsible for the planning, executing and leading of project activities for manufacturing projects, equipment specifications, supplier selections, equipment commissioning and validation. You'll coordinate the preparation of our proposals, business plans, budgets and financial terms and conditions of contracts, act as the primary contact for program activities, and lead program review sessions to discuss cost, schedule and performance.

Programme Manager - Main tasks will include:

  • Executing capital and improvement projects from conception to handover
  • Evaluating, organising and prioritising workload within a schedule, with following deadlines to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Identifying and managing project blockers ensuring critical paths are not affected
  • Investigating and reviewing new technologies and innovations related to project development
  • Be responsible for program performance, schedules, budgets and resources, obtaining quotes and managing costs for project related tasks
  • Work with engineers, business managers and manufacturing personnel to define, plan and monitor program execution to ensure there is a smooth transition from project to operations
  • History of managing technical development programs, personnel, and complete product lifecycles
  • A good working knowledge of CDM regulations
  • Report program accomplishments, progress, issues, and financial status
  • Identify risks, and define and implement risk management plans
  • Interact with internal and external customers and suppliers and contractors, making sure their expectations are met; while working on follow-on business opportunities with all
  • Support business development efforts by managing proposal efforts, and pricing products and services
  • Travel to various locations to attend program reviews with customers, co-contractors and colleagues within the wider group

Programme Manager - The successful candidate will need:

  • ESSENTIAL – (minimum) BSc, BEng or BA in an Engineering, Scientific or Technical field and 10+ years of relevant experience - Experience of project engineering within a manufacturing industry or similar, including machinery installation and commissioning would prove highly beneficial
  • The ability to interrogate and manage data and to write concise and cogent reports
  • Excellent IT skills including use of Office and CAD packages
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office applications including MS Project for scheduling, resourcing and tracking progress
  • Experience as a people supervisor/manager would prove highly advantageous
  • Prince 2 qualification woudl prove highly beneficial

Programme Manager - Package

  • 36.25 hours per week with flexitime - company rule specific
  • Pension up to 7% matched contribution
  • 4 x Annual Salary ‘Death in Service’
  • Private Health Care Package – can be increased to incorporate dependents
  • Monthly and Annual Company Performance Bonus
  • Additional Family friendly fun days out

Due to the nature of the business, the Programme Manager should be aware that under special circumstances (e.g., breakdowns, outage periods, etc.) longer working hours or working over weekends/holidays might be required to fulfil the duties of the role.

If you feel you have the right experience and skill set; then please don’t hesitate to apply for the role of Programme Manager.  Unfortunately on this occasion we are not able to accept applications from candidates who require VISA sponsorship support to work in the UK.

For an informal confidential conversation regarding this role please call Recruitment on 01746 788248 or 07970 929273

To apply for this role please send an application via email to: or post to:

Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd
Stourbridge Road
WV15 6AU