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Junior Project Manager

Junior Project Manager

Job Title: Junior Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rugby
Salary: £30 - £40k
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW5970
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 25, 2021 11:18

Job Description

Job Purpose:
This role will drive the implementation of next generation fibre laser products through the full product development lifecycle, ensuring the needs of all stakeholders are managed, including product marketing, product development and operations.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
•Responsible for execution of the full product development lifecycle for NPI (New Product Introductions) according to strategic plan 
•Coordinate cross-functional planning, project tracking, cost management
•Reporting of NPI project progress to senior management against KPIs
•Identification and management of project risk
•Creation and maintenance of comprehensive project documentation

Required Experience:
•Successful candidates will have at least 5 years’ experience of project management roles in a high-tech manufacturing industry, ideally from a complex optical component manufacturing industry although this is not essential
•Experience in delivery of large scale and complex NPI into lean manufacturing environments with cross-functional project teams

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate experience in:
•Modern manufacturing methodologies
•Innovative and flexible project management methodologies
•Developing and following NPI processes and documentation to high standards