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Project Leader

Loughborough, Leicestershire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Do you want to continue to learn and progress, surrounded by a passionate and knowledgeable Technical department, via excellent training and development opportunities? Do you like the idea of leading cross-functional project teams through a Stage and Gate process delivering new product and system innovations? Then you'll be interested in hearing about our Project Leader opening, in our Systems, Applications & Building Physics Team At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We're on a mission to 'make the world a better home'; You'll be working for British Gypsum in East Leake. British Gypsum is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and the is the UK's leading manufacturer of interior lining systems. Is this role right for me? First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; so whether you've never worked in this industry before, or had years of experience with one our competitors, you're just as likely to be a great fit! For this role in particular we are looking for someone with the following skills and experience; Primary Degree in an appropriate Scientific (Physics, Building Physics, Materials Science or Chemistry) or Engineering (Mechanical, Structural or Civil) field with the possibility of a higher degree in a relevant specialist field or equivalent work experience. Experience of leading/coordinating projects in a multifunctional business/organisation, along with excellent communication skills, with experience of dealing with different stakeholders/audiences. Evidence of hands on flexible approach is essential. An inquisitive nature with good attention to detail with the delivery of work to a high standard whilst meeting challenging deadlines.What will I be doing in the role? Our Project Leaders are really important to our success, and a critical part of our customer's positive experience with us. In this role you will; Lead business projects to a successful conclusion by demonstrating best practice in leadership skills. Define Projects to fit with business strategy through understanding the customer requirements relative to products and systems. Know and apply existing standard method tests & develop new ones. Communicate complex and scientific data into information which allows the business to make decisions. Make a significant contribution to capturing the knowledge of how and why our products and systems perform in the way they do. Actively contribute to developing new safe working methods and to the compilation of the team annual safety plan. They need a really good attitude towards health & safety and are willing to actively contribute towards developing a strong H&S culture in the department.Are British Gypsum and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer? We're working hard to be, and we're keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you! We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us. And what about flexibility? The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen
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  • Job Reference: 707263576-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BRITISH GYPSUM
  • Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent