Engineering Project Manager

Authoring House limited
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.

They have an opportunity for a Professional Engineer and Project Manager to take responsibility for the Project Management of Cargo & Vehicle Inspection Systems (CVI) Engineering Projects dealing with all the Engineering disciplines and all aspects of the design process from initial Project Kick-off Meeting to the Product Launch.


• Manage the design process after handover of the initial concept from R&D, through the development process, prototype build and eventual product launch.
• Participate, contribute and review the design to technically influence the product to ensure it is fit for purpose and of the correct quality.
• Control the specification of the product through Design Review, Validation, Verification meetings.
• Communicate to Senior Management through Project Reviews, or other means, updates and snapshots of the Project including highlighting issues in a timely manner.
• Manage the following aspects of the Project:
o Project plan
o Product requirements and specification
o Test procedures and work instructions
o Product manuals and reports
• Work with mechanical, electrical, electronic and software engineers to bring the products to production on time and in budget.
• Ensure the Design and Development procedure outlined in the QMS is adhered to and all relevant documentation and test data is produced, recorded and available for inspection in conjunction with QA/QC Team.
• Work with the Document Control Team ensuring all BoM’s are prepared and up to date prior to the launch of the product.
• Liaise with the Manufacturing Engineering Team to provide prototype Engineering Change Notifications to the Engineering team prior to product release.
• Provide feedback to Sales and Marketing regarding the status and expected delivery of products to the market along with specifications and expected budgets.
• Uphold the Company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
• Demonstrate behaviour consistent with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.

It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.

Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.


• A good communicator with excellent written and oral communication skills. Able to articulate to both internal engineers and external suppliers at all levels.
• An engineering knowledge of mechanical, electrical, electronic and software. Knowledge of X-ray Systems would be an advantage.
• Have managed Engineering Projects ideally across engineering disciplines with a proven track record of successfully released products.
• Some overseas travel will be required on larger projects.
• Degree educated preferably Electrical or Electronic Engineering.
• Ideally PMP or similar PM professional qualification or PRINCE2 qualified.
• Ideally with a Process background

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