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Project Leader Southend-on-Sea United Kingdom,  

Posted on : 27 March 2017

Project Description

Division: Manufacturing (KeyMed) As part of the Olympus global manufacturing community, Olympus KeyMed's Manufacturing Business Centre plays a key role in the development and manufacture of new, sophisticated medical and industrial products. Working with colleagues in Europe, the USA and Japan, our multi-disciplinary team of R&D engineers is fully equipped with the latest computer-aided design and modelling technologies, to enable them to develop medical workstations and fluid management products & accessories, and industrial Remote Visual Inspection devices.Producing world class products in terms of Quality, Cost and Delivery isn't just desirable, it's essential. Therefore, in today's fast moving, ever changing world, we continue to invest in both our people and the latest equipment and processes to remain at the forefront in manufacturing technology. Your Responsibilities: Plan and manage the projects to meet Product time-to-market and cost targets to the agreed standards Lead, manage and motivate the Project Team to achieve goals Present regular progress reports, and escalate any issues for resolution to Senior Management Create project schedules covering the complete project lifecycle Initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control activities Identify and manage internal and external stakeholder relationships Create and maintain project risk management registers, issue logs and CI logs Identify and maintain resource demand requirements to contribute to effective task management across the department Ensure strict adherence to project governance is maintained at all times Produce accurate project estimates of material costs, obtain necessary approval for this expenditure and manage the actual spend against the approved limit Identify improvements to existing processes and practices Assist Functional Managers with input for staff annual performance review Work with the functional managers to ensure that all members of project team receive adequate product training to support the business needs Work with the functional managers to plan future staff, skill and tool requirements Objectively review overall project performance against Olympus quality, cost and delivery KPIs Manage Engineering Change Requests, Technology Development Projects, Technology Research Projects and Continuous Improvement projects Your Qualifications: Project manager/leader with proven experience working within R&D/new product development. Excellent communication and presentation skills; confident in front of project teams and senior management Strong leadership, team coach and facilitator, a builder and empower of people Proficient in the use of related tool (e.g MS Office, Powerpoint, Project) Generating ideas and selecting the best way forward according to requirements Problem solving Development of Medical Devices (preferred) Working in a highly regulated and audited environment Your Competencies:The interview will be competence based and the following competencies will be assessed: Leadership & responding to change Problem solving, creativity& decision making Teamworking Project management Further information:All applications must be received by the closing date of 7th April 2017 and will not be accepted after this deadline. You will be required to provide evidence of your eligibility to work and reside in the UK, in accordance with the requirements of Section 15 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.


Southend on Sea UK

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