Ever wondered who designs the beautiful chocolate shapes you love? From We do! We have an excellent career development opportunity for a Project Coordinator to join our team based in Coleford. We are a well established but growing business looking to take on and develop new talent. We’ve built our business on core values of fairness, innovation and reliability and trying to make a place where people want to come and work
Project Coordinator - Chocolate Mould Design & Manufacturer
Competitive Salary DOE
Hours of Work - Full Time or Part time Part (minimum 35 hours a week Part-Time)
+ You’re a tryer and having the staying power when the going gets tough.
+ Number/information literate so you can remember codes of projects like M5892 and M8791 and not get them confused
+ Well organised and willing to work within a structure that we have, not try and re-invent the wheel
+ Excellent communication both verbally and on email.
+ Flexible when required
+ You want to work in the beautiful Forest of Dean
Who we are:
We are a well established but growing business looking to take on and develop new talent.
We’ve built our business on core values of fairness, innovation and reliability and trying to make a place where people want to come and work. It’s this that has helped us to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Women in Innovation award in recent years. We work with businesses as diverse as Hotel Chocolat, M&S, Aldi, Thorntons and Harrods, through to McLaren, Jaguar Landrover, British Airways and Airbus. We work hard to be flexible as employers to help people achieve a balance in their lives and by doing so are confident they will respond to the businesses needs in turn.
The Project Coordinator Opportunity:
Working in a highly creative and dynamic environment, assisting Project Director to manage chocolate products from design concept to delivery, including coordinating between different departments internally, e.g. design, sample, tooling and production to ensure projects are delivered in a timely and cost effective manner; and ensuring customers are updated with the progress of the projects where required.
+ Support the Project Director in managing chocolate designers’ work load, priorities and progress, so that max output is achieved within specified timescale.
+ Liaise with customers to arrange samples to be sent off and obtain sign offs.
+ Create project passports to reflect the information that have been signed off about the projects and kick off the internal process from tooling to production to delivery.
+ Liaise with different departments on a daily basis to ensure the status of each process is on track, and update Project Director of any potential issues.
+ Liaise with the customers on the status of ongoing projects where required.
+ Update internal project management documentation.
+ Support other team members where required
+ You’ll be extremely personable and an excellent communicator across all levels. You’ll also be a good listener and be confident in raising questions or asking for help when needed.
+ A high level of organisational skills, the ability to manage time efficiently and work to deadlines with the ability to multitask is key.
+ You’ll be numerate, with excellent attention to and memory of detail and the ability to self-check work against brief and technical requirements.
+ You’ll be able to take direction and act independently.
+ You’ll be motivated and driven, able to push through when the 'going gets tough’.
+ Experience in the FMCG or design environment is an advantage though not essential.
+ Proficient with office suite, e.g. Excel, Word and Outlook.
+ Work collaboratively with team members and across the teams to deliver required results.
+ Able to think creatively to tackle problems at hand with a willingness to learn.
+ Ideally you’ll be local to the area, you’ll want to work in a small manufacturing business in the Forest of Dean!
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR