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Project Manager - Communication Products

Nottingham, United Kingdom


Job Description

Eaton Sutton

Are currently recruiting for a:

Project Manager - Electronic Sytems design and implementation

 Primary Function


We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to work within its communications  business.  

This role is specifically working within the Systems Division - Electronic Systems.


Managing specifically the projects and the projects teams in Italy, UK and China




Essential Function


  • To review, assimilate and align the current project execution teams across the HAC communications platform. Managing teams in UK, Italy and support team in China where needed.
  • Define current and future standards of service levels pre and post delivery.
  • Create internal and intra company process and guidelines for project execution ensuring correct handover between customer / sales and project execution.
  • Ownership of continual improvement across MEDC project execution processes for communications products. 
  • Define expected standards fo project execution activities.
  • Define, monitor and measure KPI indicators such as (on time delivery, on budget, resource utilization, change order optimization, project success, margin forecasting)
  • Managing system manufacture projects from £30K up to £1m, lasting from 8 weeks through to 12 months.
  • Create a cross functional project execution team to cover all communication products.
  • Ensure that the project support structure is in place for current and planned business growth. 
  • Drive a culture for excellence, best in class and reliable business service.
  • Ensure profitable ongoing business with regular project margin / costs reviews.
  • Management of client / project through to satisfactory conclusion.
  • Responsible for all communication projects globally from design to client handover.
  • Provide professional interfaces to key stakeholders : Global product manager, product line managers, production teams, planning, bids and proposals, finance teams, sales teams.






Experience required to apply


Candidates must have experience of dealing with complex projects within Electronic Systems

  • Candidates will be able to deal with complex issues and give solutions quickly
  • Hands on Manager, Team player required
  • International experience of dealing with clients in Europe Ideal not essential
  • Strong confident personality needed
  • Degree qualified with professional project management certification or equivalent working experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in restructuring and defining teams to set directional strategy.
  • Strong man management style.
  • Proven experience in setting process and monitoring for future improvement opportunities.  
  • Prior experience of managing overseas teams within a matrix organization.
  • Prior exposure to systems engineering business (oil, gas or marine exposure is preferred but not essential).
  • Demonstrate the highest level of customer focus and setting the highest levels of expectation within the teams to meet and exceed corporate plans.
  • Strong financial and contract management awareness.
  • Strategic, business mind to plan future improvement strategy and execute.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of project lifecycle and processes.
  • A self-motivated, proactive individual with high achievement drive and initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organizational awareness.
  • Ability to impact and influence fellow workers.
  • Strong PC literacy (MS word, Excel, Power point).
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity whilst working within diverse environments.
  • We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

    Job: Engineering

    Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
    Organization: EPG CHD HAC Hazardous Area Communications

    Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
    Schedule: Full-time
    Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
    Does this position offer relocation?: No
    Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

    Requisition ID: 047850