Project Controller

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June 23, 2022

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at SOLOS Consultants
Location Chester, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 23, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Contract/Temporary
Salary £26.00 - £35.00 per hour
Start Date ASAP


Our client is currently recruiting for a Project Controller to join their company on a initial 12 month contract. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that offers great support and development.


The Project Controller will support with managing business activities including operational, functional, and strategic topics to enable the achievement of the annual and long-term objectives.


The role will cover a range activity enabling strategic development of the industrial system with a specific focus on digital and automation solutions to deliver rate-readiness and better than performance.


Core responsibilities will include:

  • Take the lead in the preparation and creation of the strategic roadmap by proactively coordinating the creation, alignment, buy off and delivery of all relevant stakeholders.
  • Carry out internal and external benchmarking
  • Work closely with the team to drive idea generation and execution
  • Lead analysis to identify opportunities and drive full cost base financial reductions with specific focus on attendance hours per set; Buy in the Make; fixed and semi-fixed costs; both short term and long term through OP and strategic planning
  • Lead and be the focal point for the digital and automation strategy:
  • Ensure Rate readiness planning: manage the investment plan to deliver programme requirements; act as the Interface with the programme organisation (VSM) and other support functions
  • Support the team in developing a transversal network that enables best practice sharing across the plant.


The successful candidate will gain significant exposure to a range of plant and company strategic topics and will have the opportunity to interact with senior internal and external stakeholders. Working closely with the leadership and multi-functional teams.


Person Specification

  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven project management skills with an agile mindset would be desirable
  • Technical skills required to understand and propose products or solutions by focusing on business requirements
  • Strong attention to detail and rigor in assessing and compiling inputs ensuring confidentiality at all times
  • Proven experience/knowledge to prepare business cases


If this role is of interest please apply today for immediate consideration.

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