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Digital Project Manager

Requisition ID:  106471
Business Unit:  Meggitt Aerospace Central (1428)
Location: 

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <<Enabling the Extraordinary – to fly, to power, to live>> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.

With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.

We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence.

Job Title: Project Manager – Digital Manufacturing

Location: Coventry

About the role

This strategically important and high profile role will provide the successful candidate the opportunity to help shape Meggitt’s digital future, delivering the digital manufacturing functionality that Meggitt will utilise in production cells. This will include MES systems, digital SPC, augmented reality, machine connectivity, smart tooling and interfaces to ERP, quality systems and business intelligence tools. 

The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for developing and deploying these technologies to the business. A large part of this will be working with operations, continuous improvement and quality teams at SBUs and sites so that we deploy the right tools in the right ways to solve the right problems. 

In return, we can provide you with a collaborative work environment where your progression and development are valued and a healthy work life balance is championed.

Core Responsibility

  • Drive teams to successfully execute delivery of Digital projects through the application of appropriate monitors, controls and KPI.
  • Develop and display Subject Matter Expert level knowledge in selected Digital technologies to be capable of providing leadership and support on methods and process to the business before, during and after deployment.
  • Drive accountability for the sites to deliver business case commitments through rigorous scope, cost, schedule, resource and risk management, and evidence the business case benefits have been delivered upon completion.
  • Collaborate closely with SBU, digital team and central ITG to develop and implement enterprise systems that will support Meggitt’s digital strategy.
  • Support the development of the business case for allocated SBUs and sites to support the deployment of digital manufacturing solutions meeting the requirements of both Meggitt PLC and the SBU. Secure commitment for required resources to implement solutions at the sites.

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in delivering projects and work packages across multiple technology domains.
  • Experience in applying Project Management standards and techniques, key process areas include: stakeholder management, project planning, monitoring and control, risk & opportunity management, financial management, business cases and benefits.
  • Good knowledge of advanced manufacturing theory and practice with knowledge of digital technologies in leading edge technology organisations.
  • Able to influence and motivate cross-functional teams that are not direct reports, with diverse skills and perspectives, to achieve common goals. 
  • Ability to structure and facilitate problem solving within the team to drive improvement.
  • Lead by example and sets high standards, displaying high standards of ethical behaviour as a functional leader for Project Management.

What we Offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:

  • Flexible working policies and the ability to accrue time off in lieu
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off

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Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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