Automotive Senior Project Manager

Automotive Senior Project Manager – £85K – Midlands – Hybrid

My client are a globally operating logistics service provider with 45,000 employees in over 50 countries, they manage the complete supply chain and offer other customers an invaluable service.

My client works on the complete value-added process of automobile manufacturing sustainably and passionately. That includes e.g. supplying vehicle production or taking over complex assembly activities. 

The Senior Project Manager should have professional experience in the automotive industry (OEM or Tier 1), especially in the areas of projects planning and implementation. The ability and experience to create a new organisation and implement the customer project in the new location will be a very important skill for this position.

Package and Benefits:

  • £80K-£85K Basic
  • Hybrid working
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Car allowance
  • Private healthcare
  • 25 days holiday plus banks
  • Manage your own diary
  • Scope to build a team around you

Scope of duties:

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the planning and implementation of new projects for current and potential new customers. They are responsible for the organisation and co-ordination of the work of all parties involved. They ensure that communication between internal and external parties runs smoothly, that clear expectations are set and that adequate equipment and materials are available.

  • Setup of new location (including building search) and new organisational structure.
  • Planning and realisation of project budget,
  • Ability to understand and coordinate planning of equipment needs connected with new project,
  • Ability to understand and coordinate planning and implementation of production, storage, and transport processes,
  • Working closely with the local customers to ensure that customer specifications and targets are met and to identify business opportunities in the existing scope,
  • Searching for continuous improvement possibilities,
  • Supervision and following of all health and safety principles,
  • Settling all schedules of necessary actions,
  • Observation of legal and public laws and regulations.

Required Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, engineering, or a related field.
  • Extensive project management experience
  • Professional experience in the automotive industry (OEM or Tier 1).
  • easily builds personal relationships with employees and external contacts of various backgrounds and organizational levels.

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Staffordshire
Job titleAutomotive Senior Project Manager
Salary £80000 - £85000
Consultant Jack Loydd
Consultant Phone 02392852316
Consultant Email
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