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Graduate Manufacturing Project Manager

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2mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 £32K

AI generated summary

  • You need a top degree in Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business. Good communicator, leader, and analyst. Experience with project management, cost systems, Lean Manufacturing, and computer skills essential.
  • You will manage and plan manufacturing activities, budgets, and resources, ensuring product delivery to schedule, quality, and cost. Lead bid activities, implement process improvements, and maintain regulatory compliance to enhance company reputation.

Graduate Job



  • Joining the Leonardo Graduate Scheme is the opportunity to be part of the next generation of our business. As a Graduate you will join us on £32,000 with a welcome bonus and could receive a generous Temporary Accommodation Allowance if you move more than 40 miles away from home for the role.
  • You will be provided with a wealth of development opportunities in both virtual and applied working environments. On our programme you will engage with challenging and exciting project work and deliver innovative business or technical solutions as part of a team of subject matter experts. Throughout the programme you will receive coaching and support from your team to achieve your objectives as well as your personal development goals. We are committed to developing our graduates into leading technical or business professionals, and as such we will also support you through your preferred route for chartership.
  • At Leonardo we value individuals who continuously demonstrate a dedication to their personal development, and this is no different for our graduates. We have partnered with Coursera, the world leading online training platform that offers around 4,000 courses you can sign up to, according to your professional and personal interests. Self-directed learning thrives in this environment.


  • All of our roles require (a) a minimum of an upper Second class Bachelors/Integrated Masters degree, or (b) a higher degree, such as a MSc or PhD. In all cases the subject should be Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturing / Technology or Business.
  • Highly Desirable:
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills; excellent communicator, strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Stakeholder management including influencing and negotiation skills
  • High level of drive and commitment – results driven
  • Leadership and performance management including coaching & mentoring
  • Numerate and analytical skills
  • Relevant company systems & process knowledge including SAP/MRP/MII/PDM/LCM/SCOR/ARIS/BMS would be advantageous
  • Understanding of company cost systems & performance measures.
  • Project & risk management
  • Product / Drawing set configuration and control
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing & continuous improvement techniques
  • Good all-round computer literacy, including all Microsoft Office applications.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Manage and plan all Manufacturing activities and resources required to successfully deliver and support product(s)
  • Management of agreed Manufacturing budgets and risk provisions through all phases of the project
  • Achievement of deliveries to schedule, quality and cost
  • Leadership of Manufacturing input to Bid activities for new business opportunities.
  • Manufacturing input to LCM process.
  • PRR process and management of all subsequent action closures
  • Implementation of optimised manufacturing and test
  • Provide leadership as necessary to optimise overall process effectiveness
  • Leadership of continuous improvement in support of business objectives
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





32000 GBP


  • Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
  • Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
  • Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
  • Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
  • Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free mental health support, financial wellbeing support and network groups to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
  • Lifestyle:  Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
  • Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
  • Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
  • Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and below