Engineering Project Manager

Day rate between £500-£575, outside of IR35

A Project Manager is urgently sought for a manufacturing/engineering company. 

Due to a variety of exciting New Product Launches and Developments, this role is being hired to give the engineering team a professional Project Management focus.  You will have a proven track record of Project Management with Software and Hardware Engineers

What you’ll be doing?

  • Manage engineering projects to deliver the agreed product roadmap for hardware products
  • Train and develop teams on Agile/Waterfall to ensure the correct methodology is used and testing is completed according to plan
  • Ensure necessary resources support agreed hardware and software projects
  • Develop project plans from design to testing and manufacturing
  • Manage the R&D programme to deliver new product launches and developments, ensure plans are in place for each part of the Product Development Road
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and Engineers to map detailed product requirement and specifications
  • Put in governance to manage projects successfully
  • Develop Release notes and technical documents with Product Managers
  • Review and report on progress and deliver projects on time and within budget


Whom we are looking for

  • Successful applicants will have a proven record of project management within engineering and manufacturing organisations
  • Experience in delivering complex, manufactured, products to market is essential
  • Strong technical awareness of mechanical and electronic products and systems
  • Experience of working with inhouse software/hardware teams and onsite manufacturing
  • Knowledge and practical experience of using Waterfall and Agile methodologies to deliver technical products
  • Proven system build, test, verification and release process management
  • Already based in the UK and are eligible to work for 6 months,
  • Able to start work ASAP
  • Willing to work onsite, full time


What’s on offer?

6-month contract, day rate in the region of £500 - £575 p/d, Outside IR35. Alternatively, my client may consider hiring on a Fixed Term Contract basis.