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Project Manager - New Product Introduction (Engineering)
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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 19th June
Location: Dartford
Salary/Rate: £32000 - £36500
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BREL-46_1560952917_expired
Contact Name: Bluetown Online

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Job Title: Project Manager (Engineering team)Location: DartfordSalary: Competitive + bonus up to 10%Position: Full Time, PermanentThe Company was established in 1976, is a global market leader in reversing safety and all-round visibility for commercial vehicles. They are based in the UK, have subsidiary companies in the USA, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Poland, France and The Netherlands, and are in partnership with over 50 specialist distributors worldwide.Key Responsibilities:Working in the engineering departmentWork with the Programme Manager to develop a standard project management methodology to primarily support the delivery of NPI projectsDevelop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant internal and external stakeholdersFacilitate project delivery against agreed scopeCreate and maintain relevant project plans and documentation to ensure project progress is understood and team members are aware of project delivery requirements and responsibilitiesAssess resource requirements to support successful project deliveryUse appropriate techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule & costsReport and escalate project status concerns as neededAt all times represent company's best interests when performing the duties of the roleMaking sure quality standards are metAs required support and attend exhibitions, seminars workshops etc.Education, Experience and Skills:Essential:BTEC, HNC /City & Guilds or equivalent in an engineering or science disciplineAt least 5 GCSE's (equivalent) at Grade C or above and including Maths & EnglishPrince 2 or formal Project Management trainingHigh level of numeracy and literacyExperienced in the use of Microsoft Office applications2 to 3 years of working as Project Manager within a technical or engineering environment or leading engineering teams within such environmentsUnderstanding and knowledge of working with and supporting OEM & Tier 1 customersExperience of managing multi-disciplinary teams in a project delivery (life cycle management) environmentExperience of working within a fast-paced environment with changing prioritiesRelationship developer with both internal and external stakeholdersSelf-motivated and able to work independentlyAbility to multi-task and plan priorities within a fast-moving environmentCommercial awareness & business acumenWillingness to learn and to adapt to new challenges and opportunitiesSolid technical background, with a clear understanding of working within an NPI environment.Natural respect for company and colleaguesConfident communicator, comfortable presenting and reporting to all levels of the businessVery clear spoken English is critical2 to 3 years people management experience and able to demonstrate strong self-management and coordination skillsHelpful and approachableResults driven with a right first-time focusFlexible approach, willingness to travel both within the UK and overseas and when required work beyond normal hoursAs required a willingness to undertake other reasonable tasks & duties to support the needs of the businessSupport the engineering team in the development of its working practices and processes to achieve better efficiencyDesirable:Business, Engineering or Science Degree Membership of APM or similar bodyPreferably electronics products within the automotive supply chainSecond languageTo apply for this role please click APPLY to submit your CV and Cover Letter.Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Project Coordinator, Project Management, Project Lead, Project Team Leader, New Products Project, Programme Manager, Project Supervisor, Project Management, PRINCE 2, Senior Project Officer, Senior Project Coordinator, Junior Project Manager, Trainee Project Manager will be considered for this role.