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Project Manager

Ref no. BHN562232
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager with a busy welding and fabrication business, based in the Glasgow area

Key skills required for this role

Project Management experience/Welding and Fabrication background


Project Management experience/Welding and Fabrication experience

Job description

As a project manager you are responsible for running multiple projects both in the workshop and offsite. The role requires excellent people management skills, organisational skills and a can-do attitude. Multi-tasking, problem solving, and a sense of urgency are also key to ensure the smooth running of projects.


  • Project Managing multiple projects both in the workshop and out on site.
  • Managing schedules and ensuring project scope and individual deliverables are met.
  • Manage the team assigned to the project.
  • Attend site and vessels to manage client interface, reporting and progress.
  • Managing project budgets and reporting to Director on weekly basis.
  • Ensure you are fully aware of project scope and the terms and conditions under which we are executing the work.
  • Change management, raising variation orders and agreeing with client prior to commencing work.
  • Management of and liaison with clients, allocated resources, sub-contractors, suppliers and third parties.
  • Set-up and maintenance of projects in company project management and accountancy software.
  • Identify engineering issues ahead of time and ensure solutions are implemented.
  • Purchasing of materials and consumables in accordance with drawings and weld procedures
  • Produce reports internal and for clients.
  • Completion of document packs on project delivery
  • Support the development of marketing material including contract records for your projects, newsletter entries, website case studies and any other articles or publications the Group decides to support.
  • Promote the Group's QA and HSE policies within the company and ensure adherence in your projects to these standards.
  • Promote, and actively assist with, the development and improvement of Group QAHSE procedures, work instructions, technical standards and internal reference materials.

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Use own initiative
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • The ability to understand and explain design ideas and drawings clearly.
  • Confident decision-making ability.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to work within budgets and to deadlines.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous experience as a Project Manager in a similar business.
  • Experience of welding/fabrication and project management across many sectors from concept through design, detail, execution, commissioning and delivery.
  • Site experience
  • Driving Licence

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Higher level qualification in a marine or engineering subject
  • Project Management qualification
  • NDT qualifications

Physical Demands
The job requires that you be physically able to:

  • Communicate effectively on the phone, in person and via email.
  • Sit or stand at a desk and operate a computer via keyboard and mouse.
  • Travel to meetings in UK and abroad independently.
  • Safely visit construction sites independently.

Work Environment

  • Will be a mix of office, fabrication workshop and site work
  • May require long hours.


  • Dependant on experience, will be discussed at application stage

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