Product Technical Manager

2022-09-21 17:24:312050-02-20Team Horizon
Job TypeContractor
AreaGalwayGalwayIreland
SectorEngineering
Start Date
AdvertiserHilda Lynn
Telephone+353 98 33013
Job Ref#1002629
Job Views109
Description
2629 R&D Product Technical Manager – Team Horizon
 
Team Horizon currently has an exciting opening for an R&D Product Technical Manager to work on our client’s site who is a leading automotive manufacturer in the West of Ireland.
 
Why you should apply:
  • Our client has developed a stand-out culture of innovation
  • Join a team who thrives on providing innovative products and automated services to the automotive industry
  • Employees come first. Employees and their well-being are at the heart of their operations, and they believe in creating respectful and inclusive workplaces founded on these values.

What you will bedoing:
  • The Project
    • Planning / organization
    • Project Scope (R&D Scope)
    • Project Risk Assessment (R&D Risk List)
    • Product Quality
    • Project Schedule and Supplier Status (R&D Level 2 plan ties to Project Level 1 plan and customer milestones)
    • Ability to define appropriate measures for themselves and the team to achieve project goals, Prioritization and co-ordination of those measures
    • Drives and manages project progress - Result driven
    • Ability to forecast issues / delays - constant updating managing of the 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
  • End customer orientation
    • Strong relationship with customer, being able to build / repair relationships, defuses escalations.
    • Manage the customer and their timelines ensuring dates / deliveries are respected.
    • Ability to develop the customer view. Understanding customer plans before formalization.
  • Analytical skills / problem solving. 
  • Leadership
    • Ability to motivate a team (cross functional & diverse), have them working together to achieve a common goal
    • Ability to delegate
    • Lead by example (attitude)
    • Expected to coach and train R&D team members (e.g., Sw Leader, HW Leader, other Product Technical leads)
  • Sensitivity - recognizes each person’s strengths, interests, problem and improves their weaknesses
  • Manage budget
    • Cost driven to improve project financials
    • Ability to motivate team in generating improvement activity 
    • Ability to forecast changes
    • Estimation of resource needs and development workload within R&D; Ensuring the monthly balancing of resources against needs
  • Manage communication/reporting with Customers on Project development progress
    • 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 relationship (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
    • Ensure management of Escalation if any
  • Promote Values, Culture and Standards (Product, Methodology, Tools) within the System/ Project teams and control their application
    • Respect Code of ethics
    • Respect health, safety and environment charts and requirements
    • Ensure Project development in compliance with standards
What you need to apply:
  • An Engineering Degree in a relevant area e.g., Electronics
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a Project/Product Management role
  • Experience in the automotive Industry will be an advantage
  • Manage Communication/reporting with customers
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Good team player with proven leadership ability
  • Excellent people management skills 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Confident, articulate, self-motivated, determined, energetic
  • The company reserves the right to request an employee to be flexible in his/her duties
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