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Account Manager / Project Manager with APQP Experience

Job Title: Account Manager / Project Manager with APQP Experience
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Annesley, Nottinghamshire
Salary: 44000 - 55000
REF: TH0333
Contact Name: Taryn Hall
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

This is a difficult role to fill as candidates must have APQP experience - so even if you have someone who doesnt match the below exactly but have the APQP experience then send them! Thanks 


A great opportunity to join a global business who serve the Pan-European market, Africa and the Middle East. The Group includes 46 production locations and 63 group companies worldwide production and sales networks are now more developed than ever.

Main responsible:

  • Continuously validate engine volume requirements for medium and long-term forecasting to ensure future production capacity.
  • Develop and enhance a deep relationship with the OEM customers via regular visits and face to face meetings, to ensure flawless launch.
  • Perform Project risk analysis and follow through activities to mitigate identified issues.
  • Lead the project management of customer’s newly awarded projects via cross functional APQP meetings, reporting progress to management via the Gateway meetings including reporting project profitability until job1 + 90 days or the project is formally closed.
  • Prepare and provide RFQ information as required.
  • Prepare cost and price information for Sales and Marketing.
  • Facilitate APR compliance.
  • Management responsibility for the Project Manager and Project Coordinator.


  • Key Account Management background with proven track record of looking after existing customers and accounts.
  • Engineering background with ability to understand simple engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Strong literacy skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both customer and sister sites globally regarding technical or commercial issues.
  • Result driven, positive attitude, someone who is self-motivated.
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management with experience and ability to work to deadlines.
  • Experience of dealing with clients and managing their expectations (including internal clients).
  • Experience of following structures and procedures.
  • Resilient and holds themselves accountable.


  • Experience and understanding of Automotive APQP process requirements and documentation.
  • Knowledge / Experience in one or more of the following manufacturing processes:  Plastic Injection Moulding - Metal Pressing (Fine Blanking) - Aluminium Diecasting – Sintering, Precision machining, Casting, Assembly equipment.
  • I.T. literate with working knowledge experience with Microsoft Office programs.