Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors

Managing Consultant, Mechanical Engineering (Automation into Consumer markets)

We are looking for an innovative business leader who understands the complexities of mechanical solutions into highly automated production environments.

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.

With a global network ranging from tech start-ups to Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you fascinating work, unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to realise your potential excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we turn complexity to opportunity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a successful and rewarding career.

Isn’t it time you joined us?

Become part of the Team:

The Mechanical Engineering capability at PA is a highly technical team of specialists with experience that spans machine build, process control and device development who assist PA’s client base with innovation and product development across a wide variety of industry sectors. They work extensively with the FMCG sector innovating around next generation manufacturing and process control, helping some of the biggest players in the market .  Based at our technology centre in Melbourn, the 50+ strong team boasts specialists across technology stacks and industry sectors and we are looking to augment this through the hiring of a Managing Consultant with a strong background in automation and machine/process build.  We need someone who can lead workstreams of diverse individuals and combine deep technical knowledge with great client facing skills.

The role of Managing Consultant (MC):

Within PA the MC role represents a top tier appointment in the organisation, with MC’s typically serving as our business development, thought and team leaders.  With one foot in the operation, one foot in the strategic and a head for business and proposition development, this role is highly varied and calls for someone who is autonomous and a self-starter.

 

What we're looking for

Sectors such as FMCG, Food and Packaging typically require high levels of automation in the production processes.  We are looking for candidates who have an understanding of this space, and have experience developing engineering and process solutions, in conjunction with other technologists, to meet the often complex and bespoke needs of these industries. 

You should be able to demonstrate:

  • A broad understanding of mechanical engineering and it’s application to high throughput manufacturing
  • A flair for client management and business development
  • Strong project management skills with a track record of successful product development and deployment
  • Cross discipline understanding; you should be able to work across hardware, software, data analysis and be comfortable working with stakeholders in these disciplines

This is a senior opportunity which would suit a candidate that is looking for role that will allow them to build something by leveraging PA’s enviable technical capability into the automation/production space.

* Please note you must already have the unconditional right to live and work in the UK region*

 

Benefits

• Private medical insurance
• Travel allowance 
• 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
• Company pension scheme
• Annual performance-based bonus
• Life and Income protection insurance
• Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
• Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

 

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

 

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.