Company: Smiths Medical
Location: Slough



Job Description

You will be required to ensure the successful delivery of major special projects for gas compression customers by coordinating activities across sales, engineering, and operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define and implement a process to deliver special projects for John Crane’s gas compression business. Special projects are those where performance or delivery requirements fall outside published engineering and operations limits.
  • Keep relevant stakeholders informed on progress to implement the special project delivery process
  • Ensure the special project delivery process consistency across all global locations
  • Ensure special projects are delivered on time and on budget, with no quality issues
  • Ensure all stakeholders are informed of status of open special projects
  • Identify and help remove roadblocks to successful delivery of special projects
  • Identify and initiate business process improvement projects to improve the special project delivery process
  • Complete all work in a safe manner and follow all safety requirements consistent with supporting the Company’s goals.
  • Lifting guidelines in accordance with the Manual Lifting Guidelines noted in the Safety Handbook.
  • Follow all environmental requirements consistent with supporting the company’s environmental performance goals.
  • Complete, and actively participate in all other EHS training requirements

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or related discipline
  • Familiarity with project management techniques
  • Experience in sales, engineering, manufacturing, or contract management of complex engineered products
  • Experience in rotating equipment or oil and gas a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to navigate multiple constituencies in a matrixed organization

About us

John Crane ( is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, bearings, filtration systems and predictive digital monitoring technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Fiscal year 2016 revenue was greater than 1 Billion USD (£830m). John Crane is part of Smiths Group (, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.