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Engineering Project Manager - R&D

  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: LD32243/77
  • Salary: £Competitive Basic Salary + Benefits

Job description

Are you looking for a Project Manager job in Milton Keynes?

A world leading technology company who design a range of high performance RF systems and components that are used by global aerospace, defence and commercial companies all over the world are seeking an Engineering Project Manager - R&D to join their site in Milton Keynes. Any background in radio frequency (RF) or microwave engineering would be ideal for this role.

The purpose of the Engineering Project Manager - R&D job is to be responsible for on time in full delivery of Engineering development Projects, providing best practice guidance and management overview to all key projects within the Milton Keynes Business Unit. You will be working with a team of skilled design engineers who are designing their latest products.

Key Responsibilities for the Engineering Project Manager - R&D job will include:
> Deliver Engineering Projects to time, cost and quality
> Develop the project management process, infrastructure & resources.
> Ensure all projects align to the existing business processes
> Act as the point of escalation for customer issues within individual projects.
> Work with Engineering Manager to ensure that “Design to Cost” objectives are defined and managed throughout the life of the development program
> Managing complex development programs through into production
> Highlight any issues and risks that could affect program costs and delivery schedules.
> Communicate with customers of any changes in schedules.

Key Competencies for the Engineering Project Manager - R&D job will include:
> Strong leadership skills
> Strong communication skills
> Good understanding of management of costs
> A Project management qualification and an electronics background would be favoured

Previous work experience for the Engineering Project Manager - R&D job will include:
> Experience of managing multi-disciplined team including project team, third party stakeholders and other internal functions.
> Knowledge and demonstrable experience using key Project Management methodologies and processes.
> Experience of managing projects through all phases of the lifecycle.

Applicants MUST be eligible to obtain UK security clearance.

This is a rare opportunity to join this highly successful engineering company. They have ambitious expansion plans and are investing heavily in R&D.

If you have any specific questions about the Engineering Project Manager - R&D job in Milton Keynes, please call Laura on 01582 878832. To apply, email Ldeal@redlinegroup.Com otherwise we always welcome the opportunity to discuss other engineering jobs.
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