Project Engineer/Manager - Firmware Product development
About Our Client
Our client a world leader in design and development electronic systems with applications in wide variety of industries. They are currently seeking a Project Manager - Firmware Product Development to join their growing business.
About the Role
Reporting to the Head of PMO your responsibilities include
Liaise with Product Management to ensure business plans and product specifications are understood, and to advise whether target schedules and costs are achievable.
Collaborate with functional managers and develop a project plan which details the required budget, resources, and the development milestones required by the process.
Plan and manage resources over the entire project lifecycle.
Responsible for the achievement of product feature, quality, and reliability targets.
Responsible for meeting project budget CapEx and OpEx.
New Product Introduction
Coordinate with stakeholders and manage allocated NPI program team members to ensure successful and timely program execution. Identify challenges and obstacles early and instigate corrective actions.
Coordinate project activities with L+G production sites and key suppliers as required.
Team building and cooperation of intercultural and interdisciplinary teams.
Ensure all project documentation and checklists are completed and archived as per Process requirements.
Prepare and present accurate progress reports to the Project Steering Committee.
Identify & prioritise project risks, and propose options to mitigate.
Strictly apply Change Request (CR) process to enable full transparency and accountability.
Actively support continuous improvement by analysing problems, identifying areas for improvement, and proposing process changes that would avoid similar problems
An Engineering degree in an appropriate discipline and at least 5 years experience in a relevant engineering role.
Project Management experience with Product Development background (hardware, software. firmware)
Project Management Methodology Accreditation
Strong written and oral communication skills
Self-motivated to achieve deadlines without compromising quality
Strong drive for quality and innovation
Ability to work with limited supervision and have good time management skills
Natural inclination to safety, cleanliness, detail, and a systematic approach