Commercial Controller

Location: Lancaster (with regular travel to Sheffield and some travel to other locations)
Salary: competitive plus car/car allowance, bonus and benefits

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is a world-leading professional body with a growing membership of over 120,000 members in 140 countries.

Professional Engineering Projects (PEP) Ltd is the wholly owned commercial subsidiary of the IMechE. PEP Ltd incorporates IMechE Engineering Training Solutions (ETS), a leading provider of training in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Corrosion training and consultancy services, and Sonaspection, the longest established manufacturer of flawed test specifications in Britain.  

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Commercial Controller to lead the financial planning and reporting processes for both Sonaspection (UK and US) and ETS and support the commercial activities and General Managers of these businesses.

This role will work with the General Managers as a key member of the management team for both businesses, and will lead on the review, development and improvement of financial and manufacturing systems, and will identify areas of lean improvements and cost savings.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant, with proven experience at a manufacturing company and experience in systems improvement and implementation. With proven project management skills and strong accountability to deliver output to plan, the successful candidate will have experience of working independently and the ability to communicate effectively, address sensitive issues and present complex data simply, providing focused feedback in a clear manner.

The closing date for all applications is 25 May 2018 with interviews being held on 5 June 2018. If you are interested in applying, please email your CV and covering letter in complete confidence to

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