Engineering Project Manager

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North West
£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Drive execution of the Product Development Process, maintaining focus upon achieving cost, quality, and timing deliverables across all projects

Analyse project risks and direct risk mitigation strategies across all programs.

Implement and sustain a robust NPI process with a clear & defined approach across the company for periodic Program Status Reviews, and Milestone Reviews for each phase of the product development process.

Maintain at all times an up to date understanding of project/product costs vs. target across all programs, clearly identifying reasons for cost variance over time (part production cost, design and development spend, capital investment for tooling and equipment).

Drive common team goals with running project team meetings, implementation and usage of Project Insight (when available).

Support and foster cross company integration of processes, tools and methods related to program management.

Work with Sales to establish and maintain strong customer relationships.

Be actively involved in pre-development and product marketing planning activities

Collaboration with both Sales and Engineering to identify opportunity areas for my customer in pursuit of both new and conquest related business growth.

Specific Skills & Experience

* Excellent knowledge of establishing, controlling, and reporting program level KPI’s
* Knowledge of vehicle design principles.
* Development, implementation of program management techniques and methods (NPI)
* Strong background within the automotive, truck, bus, off highway industry or rail industry
* Strong business acumen with strategic orientation
* Excellent interpersonal and organization skills
* Strong writing and oral presentation skills
* Competent with project level finance Proven
* Experience with customer relationship management
* An analytic mind-set with sound problem solving capabilities

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

* Degree educated - mechanical or electrical discipline preferred
* Experience of working with best cost regions
* International client base experience – Europe & Asia preferred

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 884 326
Contact: Tom Peasey

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