R&D Project Manager

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R&D Project Manager

Salary: up to 50,000

Location of office: Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Location of work: WFH Hybrid working available

The role:

An exciting position has now been created for a R&D Project Manager to join our clients’ Engineering teams as they continue to grow. The successful Project Manager will be reporting directly to the Technical Director and be tasked with leading a multidiscipline team of 8+ engineers, made up of electronics, embedded and mechanical engineers. You will be leading the team across new product development projects whilst continuing to support existing products currently in use by customers. The engineering team is based in their Barnsley HQ but they feel this role can be done part remotely so are happy to offer flexible WFH options.

The ideal Project Manager will be degree qualified, fluent with Microsoft Projects tools or Targetprocess, have experience working to agile methodologies and have recent experience working in an electronics product, R&D environment. Whilst a technical background in embedded, electronics or mechanical design is desirable or Project management certifications is desirable.

You will be joining an established engineering team now looking to implement stronger project processes with the aim of being able to provide a smooth development lifecycle from initial concept through to on site manufacturing. The successful Project Manager should expect to be involved with customers from initial concept meetings and manage multiple design projects at one time. Strong organisation skills are a must as is the ability to communicate new ideas to team members whilst being able to achieve project deadlines successfully.

Skills Required:

  • R&D environment experience – embedded/electronics product design
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Relevant degree qualification
  • Agile methodologies

Desirable Skills:

  • Embedded, electronics or mechanical design background.
  • Microsoft Projects or Targetprocess tools
  • Project Management qualifications – Prince2 etc
  • Production and manufacturing environments

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