Project Manager – Automation/Controls

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Working as a Rockwell and Wonderware approved suppliers we are able to work with legacy and modern automation solutions from a wide range of vendors including Siemens, Wonderware (AVEVA) and Serck. In addition, we have niche areas of expertise such as AVEVA System Platform, telemetry systems, Advanced Process Control (APC) and computer system validation.

We provide a strong health and safety culture and ample personal development opportunities. Our ethos is Safety, Service, People this is known as the EJ way and is practised throughout the group

We are privileged to be in a position of growth and expansion and as such we have created 2 new job opportunities to bring in additional Project Manager’s with experience within the automation and controls industry at our Daresbury and Theale sites

As a new and exciting opportunities within our business this is a highly visible key role and offers various opportunities for projects managers who are driven by excellence

Key Responsibilities

As part of the management team you will be responsible for the operation of one/several business areas

  • Build relationships with customers through good communication in meetings, presentations and documentation
  • Technical & commercial Leadership in project management
  • Overall responsibility for the successful delivery of all projects ensuring they are on time, to budget and meet agreed specifications
  • Understand and report on all high-level business strategies within key accounts to the rest of the Senior Management team
  • Identify and report on current / future operational challenges to the customer, to ensure that all issues are widely understood within the company.
  • Cultivating existing customers and repeat business through delivering technical projects well and ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Help develop staff in technical, commercial and management skills
  • First point of contact and manage all client issues
  • Provide cost effective control solutions including tender preparation and reviews prior to submission
Skills & Experience
We value everyone’s skills and experiences but for this role are looking for people who:
  • Educated to at least degree level in a relevant automation / engineering subject and ideally a member of the relevant engineering & project management bodies.
  • A proven track record in the control and automation industry
  • Management experience within a Tech leadership, PM, business manager role
  • High calibre ambitious and self-starter, control and automation professional, capable of operating at high level within the company
  • Have high intellect and desire to take an active role with the company management team and its future.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication
  • Excellent Technical skills
  • Strong commercial acumen within project delivery
  • A track record in the successful delivery of cost effective projects encompassing control solutions within any of the following industries (Food, Utilities, FMCG, Process, Materials Handling industries)
  • Although not essential If you have experience of working within the water industry that will furthermore enhance you application
  • A competitive salary and benefits package appropriate to this position
  • Supported training both internally and externally
  • An employer who regards employee wellbeing as important as workload
  • Not only can Peak offer an almost unprecedented longevity of work, but their proven track record of internal promotion and career development demonstrates their commitment to providing a genuinely fulfilling work environment for all their staff

If this is your dream role, then we’d love to hear from you

We are an equal opportunity employer who promotes and celebrates diversity within our business. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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