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Project coordinator Swindon

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Project co-ordinator
Swindon

Kite Packaging is a unique employee owned business that is the fastest growing and most innovative packaging distributor in the UK and has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and hard-working project co-ordinator to join our specialist Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering team based in Swindon. 

Working on a range of projects simultaneously with several stakeholders, the successful candidate will need to be highly organised and able to communicate across different teams. They will work closely with a very experienced group of technically minded people so experience of working in a technical or engineering background would be beneficial and the ability to work with technical drawings and CAD is essential. 

The candidate‚Äôs primary role will be to work from design briefs and concepts to source the materials required and identify suitable external manufacturers to develop these concepts to completion. They will also work closely with design engineers to manage suppliers and ensure projects are kept on schedule, managing, and communicating this schedule with commercial and purchasing teams nationally. 

The successful candidate needs to have plenty of enthusiasm to learn, with training provided to build on existing skills. The role is predominantly office based but travel will, on occasion, be required to suppliers and customers. 

Key skills

  • Ability to work with technical drawings
  • CAD drawing ability is beneficial but not essential 
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail
  • Manage and organise own and others workloads 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Knowledge of packaging industry is beneficial but not essential 
General Information
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Hours: Full-time

Please send your CV with an introductory letter to David Marr, Regional manager, Kite Packaging: dmarr@kitepackaging.co.uk.