Product Engineer - Project Manager
GBP38,000 to GBP45,000 + Company Benefits
You will be required to provide project management for Module development within the Integrated Photonics R&D team. This team develops high performance modules for high bit rate optical communication systems based on internally supplied chips and packages.
You will have clear experience in:
+ Delivery of new products into manufacturing on time and to defined specification and cost
+ Products developed according to the defined product life cycle (gate) process
Role and Responsibilities:
Project Management of new module products through their development phase and in to manufacture.
+ Work closely with technical leads and Programme Manager on projects to develop, maintain and drive execution of plans for new module product development
+ Liaise with chip and optical package development teams to lock infeed plans
+ Work with Module development teams to ensure that products are developed in a structured manner
+ Work with pilot line and manufacturing operations to ensure that capabilities are generated to roll out new products on time and to cost targets
+ Drive development and coordination of functions in line with the defined product life cycle process
+ Monitor project progress against committed key milestones and report regularly to senior management
+ Manage and maintain Project budget
+ Manage Project risk register and mitigation plans
+ Escalation of issues as necessary
+ Ability to work effectively and provide influence across multiple geographically dispersed functions
Skills and Qualifications:
+ Experience of project management in an electronics/optoelectronics field
+ A degree in a relevant technical discipline or equivalent experience
+ MS Project
+ Experience of New Product Introduction, managing products from small-scale prototype builds to volume manufacturing.