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Controls Project Manager - Materials Handling

Leicestershire, UK
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + + plus package
2020-07-30 12:04:36 2021-07-18 Proactive Engineering
Jul 30, 2020

My client, an automated materials handling provider based in Leicester is looking to expand their controls department with the addition of a controls project manager.


  • Responsible for coordinating the alignment of the project controls budget and schedule.
  • Performance tracking, progress report generation and end of project close out of assigned projects in conjunction with the entire Controls management team.
  • Collaboration with and support for, Sales, Applications Engineering and Lifetime Services
  • Support Project Management with financial planning, monitoring, and reporting for controls engineering budgets.
  • Preparation/creation/verification of project related documentation with other controls engineers.
  • Conduct meetings with the customer as needed.
  • Work within the Controls Team to supply specification and clarification of controls interfaces to third-party suppliers/components.
  • Work within the Controls Team to specify and clarify content to controls system integrators (if/when used), and managing them as to scope, budget and schedule.
  • Support for the on-site commissioning teams.
  • Support of customer training for controls related topics


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology or equivalent experience
  • Prior project management experience in material handling preferred
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
  • Ability to create accountability and lead by example
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite, ERP applications, and CAD programs such as AutoCAD and E-plan.
  • Experience with PLC programming and controls system design (Siemens expertise not required but a plus), communications protocols (Profibus, Profinet, Ethernet, canBUS, etc.), visualization and motion controllers.
  • Self-motivation, a cooperative attitude and the ability to clearly share ideas are a must.
  • Domestic and international travel up to 50%

If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please apply with an up-to-date CV or email to arrange a confidential chat.

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Technical Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Leicestershire, UK
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + + plus package

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