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Engineering Project Manager - UKTC, Crowborough, East Sussex, UK

Job Function
Date Posted
3 April 2019

Job reference: UK054
Job position- Project Manager
Job location- Crowborough, East Sussex, UK

Company Profile
Servomex, the world leader in gas analysis is currently recruiting for a Project Manager based at their UK Head Office.
Servomex is the leading provider of reliable, accurate and stable gas measurement solutions to industries across the globe.
An acknowledged innovator in gas analysis technologies for more than 60 years, the company's continual leading edge in R&D and manufacturing ensure the delivery of high-performance, cost-effective solutions through a portfolio of dependable products ranging from portable gas analysers to complex process solutions. The company operates at the forefront of the industry and works with leading multi-national companies spanning the hydrocarbon processing, industrial gas, power, semiconductor and healthcare markets. As a truly global organisation, product innovation, excellent levels of customer service and talented people are fundamental to our future success.

Job description
The Project Manager is responsible for end-to-end delivery of assigned projects to specification, on time and within budget from approval though to manufacturing handover and project closure. They will drive progress throughout the project lifecycle by providing focus for the team, communicating with stakeholders, owning and tracking project plans and working to identify and resolve issues and blockages that arise.
In addition, the Project Manager will play a key role in driving best practices and improvements to the project management operating systems.
Key Responsibilities will include:
Manage the delivery of new product Introductions including all cross functional activities and certification to enable on specification and on-time launch of new products to the NPI process.
Maintaining project schedules including all team tasks and allocated resources.
Run regular project team meetings to drive and coordinate program execution on time and in line with cost targets.
Maintain close control of project scope and drive specification compliance.
Manage risks through effective risk identification, mitigation and timely escalation.
Provide leadership and day to day coordination of project personnel, working closely with departmental leaders to ensure required staffing levels are provided.
Ensure process compliance through achievable, detailed planning and communication.
Provide accurate and timely project status information, milestones and metrics to managers as part of regular reports and project reviews.
Manage project budgets according to plan including subcontract expenditure, travel, materials.
Manage mitigation and recovery plan in the event of schedule or costs being out of line with plan, addressing the route cause.

Candidate specification

Essential Skills and Experience:
A proven track record of performing in a similar position
Experience of leading multi-disciplinary engineering project teams
Experience of managing multiple, concurrent projects
Experience with new product development project management experience with track record of delivery
Demonstrated experience across all phases of New Product Introduction
Good communication and presentation skills; confident in front of project teams and executives
Strong leadership, Team coach and facilitator; a builder and someone who empowers people
Task oriented; completer-finisher
Experienced in use of standard project management tools such as Microsoft Project
Proficient user of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Fluent in English (written and verbal).

Desirable skills and experience:

Experienced in the application of Agile/Scrum methodologies desirable
Understanding of regulatory bodies and product certification
Knowledge and experience of applying LEAN tools and techniques to product development (e.g., Design for Six Sigma).

Servomex offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package commensurate with its status as a world class organisation committed to high performance, customer focus and employee empowerment.