Job Detail: Project Manager New Product Introduction & Life Cycle Management | Glemsford, UK

Project Manager New Product Introduction & Life Cycle Management | Glemsford, UK

Project Manager
  • Full-time
  • Senior
  • Glemsford, UK
  • English
  • 2019-06-27

Cross Border Talents is recruiting a Project Manager New Product Introduction & Life Cycle Management to join one of our Clients in Glemsford, UK.

Our client is a global Baby Goods Manufacturer that is experiencing tremendous growth, working on New Product Introduction and Life Cycle Management projects. 

Your Role as a Project Manager New Product Introduction & Life Cycle Management:

  • Leading and managing both NPI & LCM projects and coordinate work content of cross-functional project teams. 
  • Motivating and monitoring internal and external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones. 
  • Managing the cost, schedule and specification objectives of the projects and manage inter dependencies between projects. 
  • Ensuring robust project plans are developed and updated for each project. 
  • Taking responsibility for ensuring that relevant Gate checklists & reports are completed. 
  • Liaising with internal customers to manage expectations from the start of the project until project end. 
  • Preparing regular updates & reports for the local Project Steering Committee and senior Stakeholders. 
  • Pro-actively manage all project critical paths to ensure these are as short as possible and constantly tracked to minimize any slippages. 
  • Working with relevant functions (Value Stream, Supply Chain, ISE etc.) to ensure that the priorities are understood and that capabilities exist across all relevant functions to deliver on time. 
  • Ensuring transparency around project change requests, unforeseen results/events and identified risks and ensure that they are properly managed and communicated 
  • Serving as the key contact for stakeholders (both on-site and off), and an escalation point for program/project issues. Effectively communicate appropriate information to stakeholders in a timely manner and to achieve desired understanding and support. 
  • Actively engage with all functions to develop robust plans. 
  • Management of multiple concurrent projects using common resource pool. 
  • You are a part of a team of 6 project managers reporting into the Office Project Manager. 

Your Profile as a Project Manager New Product Introduction & Life Cycle Management:

  • New product introduction & Lifecycle management experience is Essential 
  • Experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry 
  • Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt or LEAN manufacturing experience would be desirable 
  • Excellent project management skills with experience of using project management tools such as MS Office.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • The ability to quickly galvanize cross-functional teams to deliver required project content. 
  • Essential to be practical and pragmatic with the ability to work on own initiative or within a group acting as a leader. 
  • Ability to effectively present and communicate information to management, peers, suppliers and customers. 
  • Experience in a dynamic, fast paced manufacturing environment using pragmatic & practical problem solving skills. 
  • Results orientated, self-motivated, drive and initiative and ‘Can do’ attitude. 

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