Project Leader

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time
Salary: 45,000 GBP/Year

Diamond Search Recruitment are delighted to be representing our client, a leading and well-established design and manufacturing business. Recruiting for a Project Leader, this role reports directly to the R&D Manager and Senior Management.

Main Purpose of position

To take responsibility for the running of complex instrumentation development projects overseeing a multi-disciplinary team of engineers (Electronics, Software, Mechanical, Systems), reporting progress to higher management. Ensuring successful completion of projects to the satisfaction of clients, meeting time and cost constraints.

The role:

* Taking ownership for a project and delivery of its output in a timely manner.

* Obtaining an in-depth technical knowledge of a project and its requirements. Ability to politely change if required.

* Oversee the management of projects, ensuring they are completed to proposal and to the client’s satisfaction.

* Ensure engineers have a clear work remit, setting clear targets and ensuring work is completed to a high standard.

* Identify and carrying our preventative action to pull back project overrun.

* Generate and update project plans.

* Ensure Technical files are complete and well ordered.

* Ensure the project follows company procedures and is developed to the correct regulatory frameworks.

* Keep accurate project notes and financial accounting to ensure an accurate picture of the projects progress is kept.

* Identify opportunities for further work packets that can be proposed upon.

* Technical input to challenge engineers and direct proceedings ensuring high reliability and quality is maintained.

* Hands on approach. Lead by example. Ability to complete technical documentation and assist to ensure timelines are met.

* Periodic travel to client sites as the company’s representative, both UK and abroad.

* Working within an ISO9001 framework.

The ideal candidate:

* Degree (2:1) or equivalent in an engineering or physics based discipline.

* Prince 2 Project Management trained (an advantage)

* Relevant design experience working within an R&D department ideally on electro-mechanical projects.

* Good appreciation of subject areas e.g. Electronics, Software, Mechanics, Physics, Systems.

* Taking projects from concept through to manufacture.

* Knowledge of CE marking and FDA approval process, ideally BSEN 60601 and BSEN 61010.

* Smart appearance and good clear communication skills, ability to build rapport with clients and build their trust in the well managing of their projects.

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