Interim Mechanical Project Manager

Location: W Midlands

Type: Interim

Job Ref: DC2483

Closing Date: Closed

Job Description

Ref – DC2483

Role – Interim Mechanical Project Manager

Duration – 6-12months

Location – Midlands

Salary – Hourly rate to £55.00/ 47 hours per week contract


Our client is a multi-national provider of engineering design, project management, industrial and engineering solutions for a wide range of leading manufacturing, power, oil & gas, chemical, and utilities across the UK.


We are seeking an experienced Mechanical project manager to lead the mechanical Design and Installation works for a large manufacturing project located in the Midlands. Suitable candidates will have a minimum of 10 years relevant mechanical design and installation experience and able to lead a team of up to 20 people.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To oversee, lead and project manage the full mechanical Design & Installation process for a complex multi-discipline project;

  • Individual must organize and plan mechanical design activities, create construction documents and lead installation/construction and perform project management in conjunction with other disciplines;

  • To allocate mechanical engineering resources to project in conjunction with relevant Managers;

  • Effective leadership and management of mechanical Installation teams and Design Engineers to achieve agreed engineering goals;

  • To solve complex mechanical engineering issues and problems requiring significant judgement and technical expertise across process, piping and structural disciplines;

  • To provide mechanical technical advice and work with Project Director;

  • To develop effective engineering processes and standards;

  • Ensure mechanical project and systems are compliant with applicable codes, cost effective and meet the desired design criteria while adhering to budget and schedule guidelines;

  • Ensure project is completed safely and reliably with minimal impact to customer operations;

  • Successfully interface with customer and maintain effective communications;

Skills/ Knowledge required

  • Broad knowledge of:

  • Mechanical design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria;

  • Mechanical design, construction, and operations within a complex manufacturing environment; Engineering administration;

  • Practices, processes, and expectations with respect to project management and engineering;

  • Strong organizational, people management, and technical skills;

  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities;

  • Knowledge of client design requirements across manufacturing;

  • Prepare contingency plans for the unexpected (pro-active, forward-looking);

  • Strong analytical skills for assessing problems and developing corrective actions;

  • Excellent time management and priority-setting skills; ability to effectively advance multiple activities concurrently;

  • Ability to interface professionally and effectively with all levels of management;

  • Excellent people skills including leadership and influencing others;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Use Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, AutoCAD, Project and similar software to complete various tasks associated with the work above;

Personal Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering with 10+ years of mechanical engineering design, installation and project management experience

  • Experience within industrial manufacturing

  • A proven track record of delivering to client expectations with a recognised provider of mechanical engineering services.

  • Credible mechanical project manager with appropriate gravitas and able to contribute at SMT level

  • Experience with a variety of mechanical systems, such as structural, water cooling systems, fuel systems, hot water, chemicals, air, exhaust.

If you feel that you have the relevant skills and experience then please apply with your CV and current remuneration package quoting reference DC2483

Alternatively please call for a confidential discussion on 01423 704152.

Please note that all suitable applicants will be contacted within 21 days


Hourly rate to £55.00 for 47 hour a week contract