Projects Manager

Bridgwater, UK

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

Due to continued growth, we have a perfect opportunity for a Projects Manager to join our industry leading team. Presona UK is a family run business that will support and encourage you in your personal development to increase your knowledge within the industry and your own personal skills. This all done within a supporting and friendly environment.

The successful candidate will be part of the Presona team that has a vision where recycling just works.

At Presona we supply and manufacture our own range of recycling equipment from fully automatic balers to chain conveyors, all supplied to leading retailers across the UK and Ireland, and from our Bridgwater base in Somerset.

The Job

• Baler / Item selection – Aid in choosing the right specification and solution for the customer.
• Calculations Throughput/power to prove the selection above and for customers reference using the
sales enquiry form.
• Supplier Quotes – Gain quotations from supplier to support in project costings.
• Quotation: Support build-up of quote. Note pricing will be done with the sales manager.
• Site surveys – Measuring and detailing all aspects of the customers proposed baling area.
• Project Schedules - Planning of every milestone and task of the project.
• Parts lists / Cutting lists - Compile for each project/item to aid in control of parts.
• Order - fulfil cutting lists / order of components.
• Risk Assessments & Method Statements – Installation documentation and supporting evidence.
• Warranty – cover any issues with new equipment whilst under warranty. Communications with relevant
parties (i.e. new baler – Presona AB) catalogue costs involved.
• Costings – catalogue costs involved with each project whilst running.
• Snagging Issues – resolve any issues with new installations that have arisen.
• Sign off – get a final signature from the customer to show all work complete.
• Communication – regular discussions/conversations/meetings with the customer and suppliers.
• Organisation of weekly Projects Meeting at Presona UK to keep all members of the business updated
with plans and notes shared.
• As part of the Sales Team and process; working closely with the Sales Manager to secure profitable
sales for the business.


• Drawings – Site layouts / Sign off / Pit Casting.
• Drawings (Technical) – Electrical schematics / Detailed manufacture (Profile / Crease / Fabrication).
• Design of conveyors – 3D builds of each layout.
• Design of Auxiliary Items – Bale tracks / chutes / Hoppers / Wire Guides etc.
• Research and Development on issues on existing machine / conveyor etc.
• Development of methods/parts to support current machines – inc. work arounds for obsolete parts.
• Development of methods/parts to aid future machines.
• Where required, work with external suppliers: Fireward, Blue Machinery, others.

Health and Safety Management:

• Monitor - identify any possible Risks, Policies and/or Hazards.
• Risk Assessments – compile the risks and detail work arounds / better solutions for the risks.
• Inspections / Testing – any items required to be tested / examined regular, catalogue and done at set intervals.
• Supporting Information – gather the latest documentation to aid in a better understanding of the risks and ways to keep staff and visitors safe.
• Toolbox Talks – regular data sheets to provide staff will recent identified risk / topics.
• Method statements – to set out a clear way of working to help keep people from harm.

Quality and ISO Management:

• Quality Control - of Built items before leaving the factory.
• Quality – setting objectives – i.e. checking work and used data/forms inside the workplace that they are current and relevant.
• Audits – current polices / procedures / planning and management of task – i.e. making sure the documentation for the ISO’s are kept up to date and relevant. Also, staff use the ISO in the workplace, which in turn will make things easier and safer.
• ISO – meetings to check the current stage of the ISO and its policies and documentation to show the external auditor.

The Person

• Previous experience working with drawings and designs or similar role
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Excellent organisational and time management skills
• Problem-solving skills
• IT competent & literate


It will be an advantage if the successful candidate is familiar with capital equipment and engineering for the type of projects we undertake.

Candidates are welcome to apply for the role where all or part of the attributes are met. Training can be given for the right candidate on those areas where they are less competent.

Additional Information

Contract type: Permanent (6 months’ probation)
Hours: Monday to Friday (Full time)
Location: Bridgwater
Remuneration: £35k + bonus (Basic 40 hours Monday to Friday)

If you believe this to be you, there are two steps you need to follow in order for your application to be processed:

Step 1 – Fully complete our online form by clicking the apply button.

Step 2 – Email your C.V to

Failure to complete these two steps will result in an unsuccessful application.