Graduate Resource Planner - Mechatherm International Ltd

Salary: £21,000
Location: West Midlands, Kingswinford
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Engineering, Management

This position is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).


Role: Graduate Resource Planner
Location: Kingswinford
Company: Mechatherm International


Mechatherm International is a world leading company of industrial engineering experts specialising in the design, supply and commissioning of furnaces and casthouse equipment for the global aluminium industry. We can offer a fun fast paced working environment and a role that will challenge, excite and develop you.


The role is primarily a technical management role, to implement a primavera based project management system to manage company resources and improve their utilisation.


Qualifications, skills and experience:


You should hold a Batchelor’s degree in a relevant discipline within Engineering, Operations/ Management or Logistics.


We’re looking for a confident self-starter to take a lead on this project to establish a resource driven programme for all Mechatherm’s engineering activities. You should have a keen eye for detail and problem solving skills.


Ideally with previous commercial experience, you will need to operate efficiently and communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders, including building relationships with customers to understand their needs. You will need to be able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy, being mindful of the change in company culture which this project will facilitate. Use of various software programmes e.g. MS Office, MS Project and Primavera


The successful candidate will have a range of career options with the company on successful completion of the project. This is an ideal role for someone looking to develop their knowledge and experience as well as play a healthy part in contributing to Mechatherms’s continuing success.


The Role:


Key aspects of the role include:
• Using Primavera software to produce and maintain a resource driven programme for all Mechatherm’s engineering activities.
• Train Mechatherm’s Project Managers in the use of the programme.
• Liaising with key staff across all departments to gather data and improve internal communications and planning.
• Understand and reproduce resource driven contract programmes
• Process mapping


You will be based at the company in Kingswinford with support from the management team and academic mentors from Aston University Business School


This Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Network (KEEN) project offers a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and organised graduate to launch a career in industry with the support of company and academic mentors. You will manage a strategically important project and gain sought after skills and experience.


To apply please send your CV and covering letter via the apply now button below no later than Tuesday 12th December 2017.


(Please note if you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion).


PLEASE NOTE THIS POST IS SUBJECT TO FUNDING APPROVAL AND YOU MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK AND BE AVAILABLE FOR AN IMMEDIATE START TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY



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