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Project Manager (New Product Information Manager)
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £37.45 - £49.53 per hour
Job Type: Contract
Start Date:
Added: 12 May 2023
Job Reference: BBBH35874
Job Description
Job Title: Project Manager (New Product Information Manager)
Location: Hybrid - Portsmouth (free parking is provided)
Term: 12 months (possible extension after initial contract duration)
Hourly Rate of Pay: Circa £49.53 Umbrella - £37.45 PAYE
Hours: 37

Job Summary:

* The NPI manager is in charge of ensuring that the new product is produced according to the market demand in terms of quantity, quality, schedule and cost. This role is the link between the engineering team and the manufacturing team so that the product developed can be manufactured efficiently.

* The initial brief for this role will be to work on the Proteus project - a cutting edge communications programme in charge of delivering highly efficient satellite modems. The Proteus team is a multi-functional team involving hardware and software development, testing, sourcing, services development etc.

Job Profile:

* Define the industrial manufacturing strategy (including shop cost target/industrial investment/assets) based on the overall manufacturing strategy defined for the Proteus project portfolio.

* Plan & perform all necessary activities required to ensure the industrial manufacturing strategy implementation and to setup the industrial verification of a product/solution (assembly lines, test benches etc.)

* Plan & perform the manufacturing activities to develop the manufacturing capabilities from prototypes, pre-productions to production ramp-up and mass production

* Plan & perform the manufacturing activities to maintain the delivery capability of the product during its commercial life
Continuous improvement of the manufacturing capability (manufacturing cost decrease, yield increase etc.)

* Monitor and maintain the delivery capability

* Plan & perform the activities for the delivery capability when the phase out of a product/solution is decided

Skills/Experience Required:

* Strong experience in the manufacturing of electronic/communications products in a high scrutiny environment
* Good knowledge of the workings of a complex project

Target Industries -

* Space
* Aerospace
* Communications
* IT Manufacturing
* Motorsport
* High Tech Manufacturing
* Automotive

Education & Training:

Preferably a STEM degree or degree in

* Operations Management,
* Project Management,
* Business Management

Or -

* A recognized Change Management Qualification

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass BPSS security clearance before confirmation of contract offer.
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