Project Administrator

  • Permanent
  • Colchester, Essex
  • £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits Package USD / Year


My client based in Colchester, is seeking an experienced Project Lead to join their team based in Colchester.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide technical/admin support for customer facing new product development (NPD) projects.
  • Raise, plan, and record trials and validation protocols.
  • Support Quality customer requests.
  • Raise and obtain approval of new raw material part numbers as required.
  • Manage supplier quotations, raise purchase orders and receipt of sample materials.
  • Administrate site Change Controls and ensure thorough documentation is filled for audits.
  • Accurately update and maintain technical trials matrix/project trackers.
  • Support the team with cover for annual leave, including artwork processing.
  • Support artwork processing with management of printing plate deliveries.
  • Support the team and business as required
  • SAP experience Advantage

Personal Specifications:

  • Working towards KPI’s
  • Experience within in a technical/administrative/project support role in new product development.
  • Familiarity with technical and mechanical equipment, manufacturing environments, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Customer-facing project administration experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft packages, specifically Excel
  • Knowledge of quality management systems.
  • Able to seek out ways to improve and streamline technical and administrative processes.
  • Structured and organised.
  • Sense of pride in work, flexibility, and good time management.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated, and highly numerate and literate.
  • Full understanding and adherence to company safety policies and procedures.
  • Ideally have a product management background


  • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Pension contribution up to 5%
  • Life assurance benefit Simply Health Cash Plan
  • Free Car Parking Cycle to work scheme
  • Social Events

If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact the Pursuit Office on 01245 362 500

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