Project Manager CAD | Orion Electrotech

Project Manager CAD

£42000 per year

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Project CAD Manager

Salary: £42,000

Orion is partnered with a well-established business located in Telford, which is recruiting for a Project CAD Manager.

The company manufactures switchgears so the ideal candidate for the role will have a strong knowledge in the design of switchgears and control systems.

Project CAD Manager

  • The successful applicant will require a sound knowledge of switchgears
  • Must be able to read, interpret & design CAD schematics from customer specifications.
  • Customer liaison '' Experience being that key point of contact to a customer throughout a project's journey.
  • Strong experience using AutoCAD
  • Stakeholder management - Conduct regular status meetings with all stakeholders, keeping the stakeholder's needs and requirements continuously in view.

Project CAD Manager responsibilities:

  • Define and maintain all implementation processes, manage implementation lifecycle, co-ordinate documentation when needed.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues when the need arises and escalating appropriately as needed.
  • Maintain timelines and target dates in the Project Management Database.
  • Organise and facilitate project planning, daily meetings, reviews, retrospectives and client meets.
  • Ensure the business is practicing the core principles of collaboration, prioritisation, team accountability and visibility.
  • Work well in a team or alone.

Project CAD Manager Competencies

  • Project Management '' Develops project plans; Co-ordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Teamwork '' Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interest; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Change Management '' Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by changes; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Customer Service '' Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Analytical '' Synthesises complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving '' Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyses information skilfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Quality '' Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability '' Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Initiative '' Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibility; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Planning / Organising '' Prioritises and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organises or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

Communication Skills

  • Verbal / non verbal '' Convey easily and quickly any message; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens attentively and seeks clarification; Responds well to questions; Maintain professional non verbal communication analogous to situation.
  • Written '' Writes clearly and informatively with a high level of sophistication; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret complex written information.
  • Presentation '' Presents clearly and informatively; Easily maintaining audience attention and manage audience as needed.

Shifts '' Hybrid role once the initial 3x month settling in period has completed.

Monday '' Friday '' Core hours 08:00 '' 17:00

If you like the look of this Project CAD Manager role, then click and apply or if you would like further information, please contact Katie Maisey at Orion Electrotech Aylesbury.


"Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website."

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