Manufacturing & Supply Functional Project Manager

Location: Royston UK
Country: United Kingdom
Requisition Number: 10366
Job Family: IT
Number of Heads Remaining: 1


Vacancy: Manufacturing & Supply Project Manager

Location: Royston / Flexible UK - with some travel

Duration: Permanent

Job Family: IT

A little about us

Johnson Matthey is the global leader in sustainable technologies, applying our cutting edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us. Our science and research helps to reduce pollution, relieve pain, restore hearing and boost crops. Behind all of this, we’re an international business made up of many extraordinary parts. We have been in business for over 200 years. From a single office in London in 1817, we've built a global presence with significant operations in more than 30 countries. We support our customers' needs from 43 major manufacturing sites all around the globe, providing consistency and quality wherever they are.

The role

You will have overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure for the systems involved in the manufacturing and supply workstreams. These include but are not limited to, manufacturing execution, demand planning and scheduling. This role will manage strategic system investment project/s within the capital portfolio, with investment costs of between £1m - £3m.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the programme team in determining the various business requirements, translating these into business processes, working with key stakeholders and specialists to ensure that the process match the strategic aim of the business.
  • Run and lead workshops to determine the best course of action, ensuring that all stakeholders have been consulted.
  • Creation a high-level solution design for the end to end supply chain
  • Translation of the design into a series of technical documents, that allow the chosen tool to be developed in-line with the agreed process’s.
  • Design of the manufacturing execution solution within the ERP and MES systems, through high to low levels, describing in the appropriate detail
  • Control and manage the delivery of the project to meet the agreed business needs and target outcomes
  • Acquire, organise and utilise the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost timescales and quality
  • Monitor, review and report on all project attributes including safety, budget, cost, resource and risk, ensuring that there are adequate processes and controls in place
  • Proactively ensure there are timely and appropriate solutions developed to fulfil the business requirements
  • Establish and implement an effective engagement and communication strategy and plan that takes account of all stakeholder groups, including the project team
  • Develop the change strategy and plan ensuring that all change impacts are identified, and that required changes are planned and delivered

Are you the ideal candidate?

You will have:

  • Relevant experience in a similar role/capacity
  • Supply Chain experience in a global environment
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of demand and capacity planning

How to apply:

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The closing date is 31st August.

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