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Project Manager



Ashington, UK
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Raytec Ltd are a market leader in design and manufacturing of LED lighting which is installed across the world.

Due to continued growth we are looking for a Project Manger to work in our technical division. The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalise projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.


  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an on-going basis.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyse results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project



  • Accredited Masters or Bachelors Degree in and Engineering discipline
  • Relevant production experience, particularly in hand assembly of electro-mechanical products
  • Thorough understanding of the Design For manufacture/assembly Principles, and experience of their implementation
  • An excellent understanding and demonstrable experience of project management, its principles and practices
  • Experienced in new product introduction life cycle
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Information technology skills (Word, Excel, Databases)
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to negotiate with other Professionals, Contractors, clients and suppliers
  • A good working knowledge of DCRs processes; Document control and issue;
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • A determination to succeed


  • Mon - Thurs 830-5 Fri 830-230
  • Pension scheme
  • Wellbeing
  • Free parking

We are looking for someone with experience of working with lighting or a similar product. Candidates must be able to travel to Ashington daily

If you are interested in applying please forward your CV to