Job Description

Project Manager - County Galway

Ref No: AM17643

County Galway, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Project Manager - County Galway.

Role Overview
1. Achieve green launches and customer satisfaction in respect of the delivered product. Set and manage the project schedule to reach the milestones defined within the overall Project Schedule on time. Contribute to Project success by fulfilling on time its deliverable commitments to support the System, Software, System Validation and Mechatronic sub-projects developments as applicable.
Lead the cross-functional Project Team for development and launch of the product. Manage project resources. Manage the project risks. Interact with customers, suppliers, functions and management to resolve issues in respect of the product. Manage changes in respect of the product
2. Achieve the economic targets in terms of TDE (total development effort), BOM (bill of materials), industrial investments and manufacturing costs

Core Responsibilities:
Establish project set-up and lead the definition of overall project scope. Take ownership of the Project goals and drive the Project to achieve QCD objectives for sample deliveries at each development phase of the project and the Product launch.
Interact closely with the associated platform design team in case the platform design is not complete before the customer specific design commences.
Make sure to understand the needed deliverables from the System Project in terms of definition, expected quality and test level, quantity needed for all sample phases
Update on a weekly basis with your team key members the project schedule, and define actions to achieve on time delivery of next sample releases.
Leads weekly Project meetings,  and make sure that all deliverables from System, Software, System Validation and Mechatronic sub-projects (as applicable) are referenced in the project schedule , and regularly monitor them.
Monthly updates of the Single List of Risks (SLR) in respect of the product
Deliver, at the right time, with the right definition level (including supplier choice, tool representativity, test level and and quantities) the agreed needed samples for Customer, as per delivery process agreed with all stakeholders.
Deliver in right time, with right definition level (including supplier choice, tool representativity, test level and and quantities) the agreed needed samples to Project Teams, at all sites agreed
Interact with Customer on product issues, respecting the communication matrix defined.
Escalate to your manager with relevant speed/anticipation the gaps versus targets. Secure and manage Project resources
Drive development of Project Team in order to improve teamwork.
Solve all project issues requiring any type of support of all suitable functions via the project team meeting and the project escalation.
Check and validate Project Team Members’ activities and propose timing
Manage the project budget
Support Change request management for the project, identify changes as input for the CCB (change control board)
Report and track for all changes R&D TDE mechatronic impact, product BOM impact and industrial investment impacts
Prepare decision making process for relevant committee and challenge project team readiness
Keep development processes lean and efficient. Ensure use of Design to Cost methodology
Lead performance reviews and development of all PTM’s (project team members) from your team
Manage communication with customers (if defined so in Project Communication Matrix) on Project development progress

Qualifications and experience sought for this role:
Engineering degree and knowledge of Product Group (product/process standards).
Interpersonal skills to manage functional organisation
Financial acumen with regard to product cost structure, pay back etc.

Knowledge of Product Development (at least 5 years)
People management experience (minimum 2 years)
Successful experience in project development (minimum 5 years)


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