NPI Project Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location
Hampshire
Salary
£40k - £50k pa
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The NPI Project Manager will lead and oversee projects from nomination through to production, ensuring delivery, cost and quality targets are met. Provide support to other programmes as required and to the development of project management processes and working practices. Client Details My client is a successful specialist precision manufacturing and production business based in Hampshire and are looking for an NPI Project Manager to support their continued growth. Description The NPI Project Manager will lead and oversee projects from nomination through to production, ensuring delivery, cost and quality targets are met. Provide support to other programmes as required and to the development of project management processes and working practices. Responsibilities: - Managing and leading the cross functional project team. - Define and manage the project deliverables in line with the project plan. - Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary. - Monitoring project progress and performance. - Interface with all project stakeholders, including Customers and Suppliers to agree baselines, control changes and resolve programme issues as they arise. - Work cross-functionally within the business to ensure flow-down of customer requirements within Engineering and Production. - Loading and maintaining the project structure (structure and Routing) within the company's ERP system to ensure ongoing accuracy. - Develop and maintain customer relations and act as the voice of the customer with the business. - Coordinate company and Supplier Production Technical Package submissions in support of pre-production approvals. - Maintain all project documentation as required, including Quality, Cost and Delivery dashboards, Technical documentation and project risk registers. - Maximise profitability of new and existing projects. - Support preparation of the commercial and technical response to customer RFQ's. - Oversee / preparation of the development of cost and lead-time reduction programmes in line with customer expectation. - Ensure activities are conducted in line with Safety, Quality and Environmental systems and focused to achieve customer expectations. Profile - Technical Project Management knowledge in an industrial, Defence, Automotive or Aerospace role. - Professional Project Management qualifications/Training, ideally PRINCE qualified or APM/PMI practitioner. - Strong mechanical engineering background, ideally an HNC or higher in Mechanical Engineering. - Customer focused with proven business acumen. - Challenge inefficiency and apply improvements to increased performance - strive for a continuous improvement of best practices both at the project and functional level. - Proven track record of successfully introducing new products to agreed Cost, Quality and Delivery targets. - Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and have the confidence and ability to present to groups from all disciplines and levels. - Able to take the initiative and where appropriate to work with the minimum of supervision. - Confident in managing multiple project schedules simultaneously with the ability to manage their time and to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines. - To be able to apply reason and persuasion, when needed, to ensure on time deliveries. - Excellent analytical, organisational, report writing and problem solving skills. Job Offer £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
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