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Engineering Project Manager

Who are EAV?

Electric Assisted Vehicles Ltd (EAV) is a sustainable, zero-emissions vehicle manufacturer and technology innovation company based in Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire with people and the future at the heart of everything we do.

EAV is committed to a mission of holistic sustainability and business growth through environmental awareness and creative innovation. Our industrious community of talent believe that we’re designing and building a better future for everyone through our collective Transport Futures Vision, a vision which is powered by our people.

We want to make a difference and are looking for enthusiastic individuals who share this vision to join our fast growing team.

Engineering Project Manager

The Role

  • Take project from inception to completion and liaise with relevant teams in order to fully understand their scope and vision.
  • To liaise with senior management and keep them updated on any current or upcoming issues with ongoing projects
  • Develop and implement engineering/design strategies, suitable to deliver against objectives for assigned projects
  • Ensures design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications and legislation
  • Report on project technical scope performance against the baseline plan and stated benefits of the project
  • Provide technical direction to supply chain for the negotiation of the purchase of any goods and/or services
  • Work in conjunction with the Head of Engineering and Head of New Product Development to ensure that all engineering works meet the quality and requirements of the contract
  • Work in conjunction with the Head of Engineering and Head of New Product Development to ensure adequate resources, in terms of quality and quantity are available to ensure efficient and timely execution of construction activities in line with the schedule
  • Works within the time schedules, man-hour budgets, project policies, and specifications established for the project or contract Delivery of engineering/design solutions to meet project safety, cost, schedule and business
    benefits objectives
  • Identify the technical deliverables, based on the scope agreed, and use these as a basis to
    assist in the provision the project estimates and project execution plan

The Person 

  • Minimum 5 years full design project lifecycle experience

  • Demonstrable track record in successful project delivery within Engineering in a leadership role

  • Demonstrable success in Engineering Management

  • Proven leadership experience and ability to work with minimum supervision

  • Excellent time management and communication skills

  • Good attention to detail

  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team

  • Be self sufficient, proactive and able to take initiative to get things done

  • Leadership and people management experience

  • To have an enthusiastic understanding of EAV inhouse capability

  • Full UK driving license

  • Positive and passionate, good team player

  • Self-motivated and sustainably driven

  • Strong creativity and idea generation

  • Well organised and proactive

  • Hands on experience of a workshop/manufacturing environment

The Detail

  • Permanent/full time position
  • CPD programme for all employees
  • Real potential for progression and career development
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Sales bonus scheme – individual and team
  • On the job training
  • Free hot meal provided on site
  • Use of gym equipment on site
  • Regular team activities
  • Salary £40,000 – £60,000 depending on experience

To apply, please send your CV to bethany@eav.solutions or click apply below