R&D Senior Project Manager
The Senior Project Manager will work closely with product development, operations and marketing to drive speed to market, product quality and ease of manufacture. The Sr. Project Manager will also mentor, set standards, and support other PM's and Project Engineers on bringing their projects to market. All activities will be completed and documented in accordance with the new product development process utilizing associated design controls. Key Areas of Responsibility. Assume overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of bringing new products to the market place. The Sr. Project Manager is responsible to the projectstakeholders for delivering a project's objectives within scope, schedule, cost, and quality. Provide high quality leadership of Project Resources. Generate an engaging and positive environment. The Sr. Project Manager will be measured against milestone delivery and People performance throughout the Projectlifetime. Lead team in complex or difficult situations, removing obstacles or escalating to leadership as required, assigning appropriate resources and interacting with other functions to assist with issue resolution and streamlining of work process. Establishment of priorities, imparting a sense of urgency and importance to the team while following ProjectManagement methodology in project execution. Responsible for clear, objective and quantifiable measurement of Project/ Programme progress (incl. PTQ, slippage, float, risk rating, financials etc.) and reporting of these to Leadership and Stakeholders. Work closely with Divisional and GQO Reps to drive successful project implementation. Participate in the selection, training and performance appraisal process of project resources. Support developing and guidance of Co-ops, Interns, Technician, Engineers, and Project Managers/Engineers as required. All other duties as assigned. Job Requirements Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline with 8 or more years' experience in a technical and/or projectmanagement role. A qualification in project management is desirable. The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic & results oriented team environment where flexibility is essential. Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognise good ideas. Demonstrated Leadership, Project Management and Engineering experience in New Product Introduction in a regulated environment. The individual will be decisive, take ownership for their results and have the ability to influence key decision makers. Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organise and implement concurrent tasks. Ability to understand complex inputs and to be able to distil critical information. Will have demonstrated an ability to define project risk and to effectively manage project risks. Demonstrated use of best practice methodologies such as six sigma, SPC, capability analysis, R&R, DOE, DFM, GD&T. Experience of statistical methods and design, product and process validations would prove beneficial. Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial. High level of PC Skills required with expertise in MS Project. (MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint. Experience of GD&T, Process mapping, statistical methods and process/ product validations would prove beneficial. Excellent attention to detail. Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide. This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com.
111 days ago