Project Manager – site based

Working as part of a small team, you will be responsible for the effective coordination and delivery of project site activities, acting as site based customer point of contact and liaising with subcontractors and suppliers to deliver projects on time and budget. The role is challenging and fast paced, suiting someone who is highly motivated and organised with strong communication skills.

The role will be predominantly site based, covering sites across the UK to support current projects with occasional time to be spent in the office (Lowestoft).

The key duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Organise, plan and manage site projects to schedule and within budget targets
  • Coordinate site activities with commissioning, technical and site staff
  • Manage subcontractor and Starfrost resources on site effectively – identify and resolve shortfalls efficiently;
  • Prompt identification/resolution of deviations from plan and effective reporting to wider Projects team
  • Ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and technical standards on site, including site based install teams (subcontractors)
  • Maintain regular contact with customer throughout project as Starfrost site based point of contact
  • Manage complex sites and diverse range of activities
    Ensure best practice and compliance of safety and quality standards
    Identify scope for product, process or operational improvement opportunities


The successful candidate must have:

  • Experience in a project/site management role, working on large industrial engineering projects
  • Experience of supervising subcontractors and team members
  • Experience of engaging with multiple stakeholders, working closely with suppliers, subcontractors and internal departments
  • Excellent technical and communication skills along with the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Good organisational skills are vital as the role involves managing our service to multiple customers
  • High standards and a commitment to quality in all areas of the role;
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and demands on resources


Starfrost design, manufacture, install and service industrial freezing and chilling systems for the global food processing industry. Since 1984, we have delivered over 600 equipment installations to customers across more than 55 countries. Our focus is high performance, reliability and innovation.

We are looking for someone to grow with our business and become part of a great team working to deliver first class, quality engineered equipment to our global customer base.