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Project Manager-NPD


£45,000 to £50,000


St Ives



Date added

6th March 2019

Job Description

Would you like to be a involved on a journey to support the smooth delivery of a NPD Project and work for a company who invests heavily in training, offers support, opportunities and stability. Quite often we are seeing companies moving out of the UK for cost implications, with our client they invest a lot of revenue in R&D which is here in the UK.

The role:

As a project Manager you will be responsible for the smooth delivery of a project being completed from concept to installation or it could be a product in the field again ensuring delivery and closure of the projects. Duties will include; initiation, planning, delivery and closure of new product development projects – on time; to specification; to product cost; within planned budget.

The role of a Project Manager will be commutable from Peterborough, Huntingdon, Cambridge, Kettering


• Lead cross-functional project teams

• Develop and maintain an integrated schedule, product specification, product cost model, risk assessment, resource plan and budget

• Lead the execution of the project including tradeoff decisions; identification of risks and issues; problem solving; negotiate and ensure availability of resources.

• Ensure project compliance with international standards and regulatory requirements

• Capture the requirements and manage the expectation of key stakeholders

• Conduct phase toll gate and monthly management reviews

• Use Lean tools and concepts to continually improve time to market

• Maintain and improve New Product Development process documentation

The role would suit a candidate who has come from a Product design/new product development Engineering background who is either carrying out a Project Manager role or looking for that next step.

In return you will be offered a support, a strong network, a mixture of competent Engineers of all levels. You will also be exposed across 2 businesses within the group.

Successful candidates should hold a degree qualification within an engineering discipline (Electronics/Electrical/Electronics/Physics/science) or equivalent. Ideally have 5+ years’ experience working with New Product Development and seeing a product go through the full life cycle.

For approx. 12-18 months you will be expected to travel between 2 sites, candidates will need to be flexible.

Should you wish to work for a fast paced driven company who has a high retention rate and you want to be involved in new product development then please click “apply”.