Product Technical Manager
Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited
6d ago

Job Description

Product Technical Manager Galway


The mission of the Product Technical Manager is to bring professional PM experience to the execution of the project. To clearly define, communicate & control the time, cost & quality of the project.

To effectively communicate with the project team all requirements & facilitate resolution of all project related issues.

To efficiently and effectively communicate with management on all issues requiring escalation.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Technical risk management;
  • Project Scope (R&D Scope)
  • Project Risk Assessment (R&D Risk List)
  • Project Schedule and Supplier Status (R&D Level 2 plan ties to Project Level 1 plan and customer milestones)
  • Drives and manages project progress. Result driven
  • Forecast issues / delays - constant updating & managing of the L2 Project Plan
  • Work effectively in tight deadlines regardless of possible setbacks / roadblocks. Ability to circumvent roadblocks / find solutions
  • Identifying cross-project issues in the next generation project pipeline and working with R&D management to identify and implement solutions
  • Build strong relationships with customer, being able to build / repair relationships, defuse escalations
  • Manage the customer and their timelines ensuring dates / deliveries are respected
  • Delegate tasks
  • Expected to coach and train R&D team members (e.g. ME Leader, HW Leader, Sys, other Product Technical leads)
  • Manage budget
  • Ability to forecast changes
  • Estimation of resource needs and development workload within R&D; Ensuring the monthly balancing of resources against needs
  • Keep customers / stakeholders updated on Project progress.
  • Prepare / validate reports on Project development progress to DR / PVC / TSC and to all Governance stages when required
  • Manage customer relationships (internal and external) and coordinate communication within their team for any R&D / Technical issues
  • Manage Technical relations with external resources participating in Project Activity
  • Support Product Marketing and Business Development activities as required
  • Promote the company’s values, Culture and Standards (Product, Methodology, Tools) within the System / Project teams and control their application
  • Respect health, safety and environment charts and requirements
  • Ensure Project development in compliance with the company’s standards.
  • Job Requirements :

  • An Engineering Degree in a technical area e.g. Mechanical, Electronics, Mechatronic, Optics, Computer Science;
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a Project / Product Management role
  • Experience in the automotive Industry will be an advantage
  • Thorough understanding of the physical product development cycle
  • Technical background within product development - ideally optomechatronics
  • Ability to define appropriate measures for themselves and the team to achieve project goals; Prioritisation and co-ordination of those measures
  • Ability to motivate a team (cross functional & diverse), have them working together to
  • Cost driven to improve project financials
  • Manage Communication / reporting with customers
  • Deep understanding coupled with hands on experience of product design and development.
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Excellent team player, autonomous in their role with proven leadership ability
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good problem-solving skills.
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