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Graduate Job Graduate Project Manager

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Biesse Group UK Ltd
Reference: J1183
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000  

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Biesse Group UK was founded in 1993, with the sole purpose of providing the best possible support to the UK woodworking industry in sales and service. This philosophy has never changed.

We are a subsidiary of Biesse Group S.P.A, based in Pesaro, Italy. Biesse is a world-leading manufacturer of high technology industrial machines for the woodworking, glass and stone processing industries. Our resources are therefore reinforced by an organisation which constantly strives for excellence by investing in its own and employee’s futures through innovation and enterprise.

Duties and Responsibilities

With a clear interest in business, project management and/or engineering, the successful candidate will play a critical role within the business, supporting and maintaining on-going projects. This is an exciting and varied role and key responsibilities include:

  • Organising site surveys and liaising with customers to ensure that services are available prior to installation
  • Organising installation for UK engineers and liaising with Head Office
  • Ensuring every installation is dealt with as a project (from cradle to grave)
  • Ensure that machinery is being signed off and any follow ups are dealt with and resolved promptly
  • Optimising resource utilisation
  • Liaising with contractors for mechanical installation
  • Keeping all necessary documentation up to date

The Individual

A strong candidate for this role will have a 2:2 (or higher), preferably in an engineering-related subject with CCC (or higher) at A-level. A qualification in project management (e.g. Prince2, PMP) or a willingness to obtain a qualification is advantageous but not essential. As is previous experience in project planning, using Gantt charts and planning software

You’ll be a confident professional, comfortable with coordinating and supporting technical projects, dealing with multiple levels of stakeholders and will have a clear mind for progression.

You will also be:

  • A strong communicator
  • Personable
  • A team player
  • Customer focused
  • Proactive
  • Attentive to detail

Salary and Benefits

At the Biesse Group, we know how hard our employees work and what a substantial contribution they make to business and because of this, we offer the people who join us a very attractive package.

This includes:

  • A starting salary of £24,000 - £26,000
  • 25 days annual leave (plus statutory leave)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance


If your application is successful then you will be contacted to conduct a telephone interview which will lead to a first stage assessment centre.

We will be legally obliged to check your eligibility to work in the UK. Please check your eligibility before applying and ensure that you can provide the appropriate original documents.

Discovery Graduates are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be processed through Discovery. We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.

Location: East Midlands

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates
Biesse Group UK Ltd
0121 665 4060

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