Project Leader (R & D, Engineering & Manufacturing)

09 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Leader (Research & Development, Manufacturing)

(Medical Devices / Medical Systems)

Excellent Salary + Excellent Benefits Package and Opportunities for Career Advancement

**An excellent opportunity for an experienced Product Development Engineer with R & D project experience to join a market leading manufacturer of medical devices**

Location: Essex

The Company - Project Leader (Research & Development, Manufacturing)

My client is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of medical and laboratory instrumentation. This organisations impressive portfolio of systems includes medical diagnostics, microscopy and specialist imaging systems, trusted by healthcare and laboratory professionals around the world. The medical devices and laboratory instrumentation systems division is an integral part of this global technology group, employing over 32,000 employees in over 120 countries worldwide. Offering 'best in class' solutions across a wide range of equipment modalities, their success is based upon a commitment to world leading manufacturing facilities, outstanding product innovation, excellent customer care and the recruitment and development of good people.

The Role - Project Leader (Research & Development, Manufacturing)

Following expansion within their research and development division, this organisation now seeks to recruit a dedicated and technically minded Project Leader, to manage R & D projects within their manufacturing business. Full responsibilities include:

* Plan and manage the projects so as to meet Product time-to-market and cost targets to the agreed standards
* Lead, manage and motivate the Project Team to ensure that products are planned, implemented, released and supported consistent with the agreed standards and strategy and risks are identified and managed
* Present regular progress reports, and to escalate any issues for resolution to Senior Management
* Produce accurate project estimates of material costs, obtain necessary approval for this expenditure and manage the actual spend against the approved limit
* Work with the functional managers to ensure that all members of project team receive adequate product training to support the business needs

Your Background - Project Leader (Research & Development, Manufacturing)

To be considered you should have the following experience:

Certificate(s)/Degree in Engineering or Technology Management related disciplines, or equivalent.
Professional qualification in project management e.g. Membership of APM, Prince II practitioner, PMP

Proven experience of:

* Project manager/leader with at least 3 years R&D/new product development project management experience with track record of delivery
* Excellent communication and presentation skills; confident in front of project teams and senior management
* Strong leadership, team coach and facilitator, a builder and empower of people
* Proficient in the use of related tool (e.g MS Office, Powerpoint, Project)
* Generating ideas and selecting the best way forward according to requirements
* Problem solving
* Industrial - Development of Industrial / Video Devices (preferred)
* Medical - Development of Medical Devices (preferred)
* Working in a highly regulated and audited environment

Your Competencies:

The interview will be competence based and the following competencies will be assessed:

* Continuous improvement
* Leadership & responding to change
* Problem solving, creativity& decision making
* Project management

The Benefits - Project Leader (Research & Development, Manufacturing)

This is a truly excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation offering excellent product training and genuine opportunities for career progression. A generous remuneration package is also guaranteed, including competitive salary, healthcare, contributory pension scheme and childcare vouchers, along with the opportunity to progress your career within a market leading organisation.

To apply for this excellent opportunity, please forward your CV to the named contact below.

This vacancy is being advertised by TRS Consulting (UK) Limited. The services advertised by TRS Consulting (UK) Limited are those of an employment agency and / or an employment business

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