Project Co-ordinator

Location: Cambridge, UK
Contract: Full-time

About CML

Cambridge Mechatronics Limited (CML) is a multi-disciplinary company, developing camera module solutions utilising our cutting-edge shape memory alloy (SMA) technology. Our technology is shipping in top tier flagship smartphones, as well as inside drones, wearable devices, and other consumer products.

We have approximately 500 granted and pending patents based around our platform technology, which allows the control, positioning and movement of smart materials with high precision.

CML’s SMA wire is thinner than the width of a human hair and can be positioned with the accuracy of the wavelength of light. CML is the only company in the world to master and control these materials with such exceptional accuracy.

The work environment at CML is stimulating and exciting, as we are involved throughout the entire product development process from inception through to mass production, which provides a real sense of achievement for our employees.

About you

We are looking for a Project Co-ordinator to join our Programme Management team. You will have experience in project management and understanding the requirements of setting up a project correctly.

Main responsibilities

  • Help plan and design the initial project scope and proactively monitor its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action

  • Adhere to the life cycle management framework to ensure effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of a project

  • Understanding and highlighting risks to a projects successful outcome

  • Help plan and monitor resource use with internal departments

  • Helping with the delivery of targets such as quality, schedule, and budget

  • Initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the project are identified or issues arise

  • Ensuring there is allocation of common resources and skills within the project

  • Managing communications with stakeholders

  • Cost management

  • Project risk management

  • Internal reporting on project status

  • Co-ordinating technical teams, build and maintain strong relationships

Essential skills and experience

  • A degree in management or an engineering discipline is preferable
  • Good understanding of engineering fundamentals including mechanical, electronic, control and software elements
  • Minimum of 2 year delivering successful projects, ideally with experience of introducing new products into market
  • Experience of communicating, showing initiative, making decisions and presenting confidently
  • Ability to prioritise activities, balancing long and short-term objectives and finding efficient ways to solve problems.
  • Good people skills
  • Good understanding of projects, risk management and customer management
  • Robust & resilient character
  • Have a positive and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Able to travel to America or Asia if required

CML offers

We have roles that you can help define and mould to your skills and ambitions within a multi-disciplinary team. We are happy to accommodate individuals with different skill sets and you will have the opportunity to make an important contribution to a dynamic and fast growing company with a global reach. Your salary package will be very competitive and dependent upon relevant academic and industrial experience.

  • Competitive salary

  • Travel opportunities

  • Free breakfast cereals, fresh fruit, tea & freshly ground coffee, daily

  • Lunchtime leisure activities (tennis/table tennis/gaming)

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Regular social and team events

  • Shower facilities

  • Private Health Insurance

  • Life insurance

  • 25 holidays plus public holidays (total of 33 days a year)

  • Training by world leading experts

Please send your CV and covering letter to our Human Resources team at: [email protected]

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