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Project Manager

United Kingdom
£60,000 to £70,000 per annum
SH 8203/1


DATS Recruitment seeks a Project Manager for Rossendale. The position offers a salary of £60,000 to £70,000 per annum, with a performance-related bonus of up to 5%. The benefits include 25 days of paid holiday, rising to 27 after five years, and a pension plan. Flexible start times and a 35-hour work week ensure a healthy work-life balance. Reporting to the Technical Director, the role offers mentorship and career growth in a dynamic environment, with the opportunity to make a significant impact.

Overall, this role offers a rewarding experience in a supportive and collaborative team, with the opportunity to make a significant impact on the company's success.

Our client has become the UK’s leading weighing and metering specialist. They are a privately owned family company with over 40 years’ experience. As part of their continuing growth, they are now looking to appoint a staff Project Manager enabling them to manage a range of complex projects across the world.


Key behaviours:

  • Demonstrate a proactive and positive attitude
  • Strive for quality
  • Manage workload
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations.
  • Maintain a professional approach when dealing with suppliers, contractors.
  • Exhibit excellent customer service skills.


Key role responsibilities:

  • Take full ownership of assigned projects, ensuring they are executed efficiently, accurately, and professionally throughout the process.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive project plans, providing weekly updates to the management team as necessary.
  • Coordinate project handovers from the sales team, ensuring all necessary information is obtained for successful project completion.
  • Keep customers informed of project progress with weekly progress reports.
  • Participate in project meetings and contribute to project planning and execution.
  • Collaborate with our internal mechanical design team to ensure mechanical designs meet specifications and regulations.
  • Work with the buyer to procure necessary parts for each job.
  • Attend factory acceptance tests (FATs) and provide customer support as needed.
  • Identify additional resource needs and manage resources to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Provide support to other departments when necessary.
  • Oversee projects from start to finish, including commissioning and documentation handover.



  • Manage the Technical Requirement Document
  • Conduct Machine Safety Assessments
  • Prepare Equipment Datasheets
  • Resolve Facility Technical issues internally and with customers
  • Draft Initial Factory Acceptance Test (IFAT)
  • Handle Document Transmittals including applicable Design Review Sheets (DRS) and Change Sheets (CS)
  • Maintain the GC register
  • Facilitate Technical meetings with customers
  • Raise Technical Queries (TQs) on CEMAR



Have knowledge of NEC 3 forms of contract (or similar)

  • Generate and issue monthly reports, uploading them to CEMAR
  • Update and distribute schedules on the same day as the monthly reports, also uploading them to CEMAR
  • Send monthly Payment Assessments and supporting documents, uploading them to CEMAR
  • Conduct monthly progress meetings with the customer
  • Submit General Compensation Events and supporting costings, uploading them to CEMAR