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Senior IT Project Manager - Manufacturing & Shop Floor

Requisition ID:  65754
Business Unit:  Meggitt PLC (1400)

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.

Enable your extraordinary. Join us and be part of our diverse Meggitt team.

Job Designation

The Meggitt IT Group (ITG) and Applications team work closely with functions across the global business to identify, develop and deploy manufacturing capability globally. The portfolio is varied but is focussed on the manufacturing arena which includes shop floor. The Senior IT Project Manager will oversee a number of parallel projects and deliver a varied mix of manufacturing applications projects ranging from application version upgrades to delivery of new manufacturing applications to new facilities application requirements. A key requirement will be to manage the global rationalisation and consolidation of manufacturing applications.

The successful candidate will be capable of managing multiple IT delivery projects. They will be used to a matrix organisation and have experience of working with and delivering IT capabilities across globally spread teams using a structured project management methodology. An element of global travel will be required depending on projects.#LI-SJ1

Core Responsibilities

  • Grow a solid delivery team trusted to deliver excellence.
  • Work closely with the business teams, IT architects and project sponsor to define and deliver Manufacturing projects to the business requirements.
  • Ensure projects within the portfolio are delivered to Time, Cost, Scope and customer satisfaction is high.
  • Develop integrated resource plans and ensure appropriate internal and 3rd party resources are engaged, directed and co-ordinated in a timely manner.  
  • Develop and execute the plan for delivering project milestones and manage all costs and internal and external resources to ensure on-time delivery of the project plans.
  • Work with the IT PMO to implement effective project governance and ensure projects follow the approved gated reviews and governance processes.
  • Project status reporting, both creation and deliver, to all levels within the organisation.
  • Establish appropriate performance metrics and track performance for each project, provide status updates to senior IT and business leadership, and escalate issues for resolution in a timely manner.   
  • Control project requirements, scope, and change management issues and proactively manage project risks, issues, dependencies and changes.
  • Create budgets and financial forecasts.

Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Experience of working in the manufacturing aerospace sector.
  • Experience of managing and delivering multiple complex IT projects in a manufacturing and shop floor environment plus automated and digitised business operations. Rationalisation of applications is also key.
  • Successfully delivered projects in a security regulated environment.
  • Successful delivery of enterprise manufacturing and shop floor related applications along with IT infrastructure in a security regulated environment
  • Leadership and gravitas and the ability to motivate and drive a team to success.
  • Great people skills are a must.
  • Customer focussed.
  • Project Management qualification or equivalent.
  • Interest in managing change and leading and coaching teams during the business change process on the transformation journey.  



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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