Senior Project Manager

Cubiq Recruitment
14 Apr 2019
05 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Project Manager - Research & Development


£60,000 + Benefits

Within the Engineering Management and leadership team you will lead the development and growth of your assigned team. You are responsible for leading the Product Design and Development team based at their R&D headquarters in Cheshire. You will be required to support and develop existing and new innovative products in accordance with national and internationally recognised standards and to meet customer requirements.

You will use your operational experience to ensure projects are delivered on time, to schedule, cost and quality. You have a team of subject matter experts and the support of Principal Engineers so that you can focus on the operational performance and delivery of your team.

Role and Responsibilities

* Responsible for ensuring all engineering projects meet stringent safety, quality, cost and delivery targets for national and international markets.

* As a Project Management expert, you will manage all members of your team to schedule, cost and quality.

* Ensure the Engineering team defines, delivers competitive, validated designs and technical solutions to project and customer requirements.

* Responsible for product technical, quality and safety standards and overseeing projects from inception through to final delivery and field testing to ensure compliance.

* Ensure all Quality Procedures are implemented and followed to ensure that all activities within the Engineering Function are fully compliant with the quality management system.

* Work with the other Heads of Product Design & Development to review, maintain and develop engineering tools, software and processes that meet current and future products and business requirements.

* Develop the Product Design and Development team to deliver repeatable, risk managed delivery of new innovative products from conception through to customer delivery.

* Create the vision and strategic direction for new products, lead, inspire and motivate the team to deliver innovative solutions designs driving cultural and business change.

* Manage resource planning and the effective utilisation of your engineering team to meet customer and Unipart Rail business requirements.

* Identify Engineering skills and capability gaps within the team and implement appropriate strategies to enhance and develop these (focusing both on present and future demands).

* Develop and maintain influential relationships with key stakeholders within the Unipart Rail Division Leadership Team and within the Unipart Rail engineering function.

Essential Criteria

* Educated to a degree level or equivalent in an Engineering or Project Management discipline

* A minimum of five years’ experience in a product development role at senior level

* Senior level Experience of programme and project management for technical projects

* Background in product design, development and innovation and design for manufacture

* Sound commercial and business acumen

* Ability to work at various levels within the organisation

* Excellent project management and presentation skills

If you’re interested and would like to apply, please submit your CV via the link provided for consideration against the role

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