Project Manager- AC Drives

£30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
03 May 2012
31 May 2012
Adam Haward
Job Function
Design, Project Management
Specialist Area
Power Electronics
Contract Type
Full Time

The role holder will be required to travel to the Motion Control head quarters in Germany approximately 4 times a year and will form close working relationships with colleagues, on site, at the HQ and with businesses which form the rest of the Industry sector. The successful candidate will join a team of 4 project managers on the research and development side of the team.

The candidate needs to have design experience and experience managing new product development projects from marketing spec to end of product life. This role specifically needs a candidate with an engineering degree and preferably knowledge of 230V/400V AC Drives products and associated Field Communications Systems e.g. Profibus, CAN, ASi and Devicenet.

List of Key duties;

*Managing the complete project on a day to day basis.
*Preparation and ownership of the complete Project Management Plan
*Defining the technical concept and generating product specifications
*Project budget and resource planning and tracking
*Adopting Project Processes and Managing Key Stage Reviews

Experience Required;

*Experience in Project management in a design environment.
*Managing a product through the complete life cycle from Marketing Specification through to End of Product Life including all aspects of design and manufacturing.
*Managing/designing products for high volume manufacture and test
*Good technical knowledge ideally with a drives background or in a similar power electronics related field.
*Demonstrate an appreciation of Electronics, Mechanical Construction and Software development processes.
*Project planning and controlling.
*Setting and management of budgets.
*Excellent communication and Team Management Skills.
*Prepared to travel overseas at short notice.

This is a senior position within the Project Management department. The successful candidate must be capable of working to aggressive cost targets and time scales; have a good technical ability; be flexible and adaptable; have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate leadership; only candidates who will excel in a pressured working environment and prepared to travel should apply.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK
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