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Engineering Project Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 20285


The Engineering Project Manager serves Operations and Global Engineering (GE) by leading cross-functional teams to identify global cost savings opportunities for the Design To Value (DTV) program. Additionally, this position will provide project management for the highest opportunity projects. A blend of leadership, business acumen, communication, and technical acumen will be required.


  • Lead teams and/or individuals, using direct or indirect influence techniques.

  • Lead activities across multi-functional and cross-geographical teams to meet deliverables.

  • Lead the development of integrated business plans, manage and track project budgets, product cost, and capital, and establish return on investment. 

  • Support activities to scope and charter new projects.

  • Mentor others by providing guidance, direction, or other technical expertise.


  • Socialize project status identifying key project milestones, progress, and major interdependencies throughout operations and engineering functions.

  • Provide regular updates sponsors on the status of the overall program or project

  • Present updates to senior leadership at project milestone meetings.

  • Use clearly understood metrics to report progress to management.

Business Acumen

  • Understand accounting principles, capital, and expense planning in support of project/program and departmental performance. 

  • Effectively prepare, manage and communicate project expense and / or capital budgets.

  • Utilize resource planning to support department and corporate resource monitoring.

Project Management

  • Use systematic techniques and ensure use of the stage gate or other suitable process to create, support, and manage the development of project goals, schedules, and tasks.

  • Coordinate cross-functional team activities to meet project or program deliverables.

  • Obtain and/or negotiate resources as needed, assign tasks as appropriate, and ensure that commitments are met.

  • Monitor project progress to anticipate risks and develop solutions before they become critical.

Work Experience

  • Minimum 6 years of project/program management experience ideally within a regulated environment

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant engineering experience within a manufacturing environment


  • Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably BS in Mechanical Engineering

  • Project Management training / qualifications, Project Management Professional (PMP) credentialed preferred

Specialized Skills

  • Experience with project management tools and skills; with knowledge of process and project planning best practices.

  • Ability to focus and drive ongoing organizational assessment to identify gaps/opportunities relative to the product development, commercialization, and manufacturing processes.

  • Serve as a change agent with passion, high-energy, and a results oriented creative and analytical mind with the ability to manage critical situations.

  • Proven ability to manage extensive communications both up and down in the organization to keep key stakeholders appropriately engaged and informed to drive success of a project

  • Business acumen; ability to think from an overall “best for the business” perspective.

  • Demonstrate customer focus in all interactions. Demonstrated ability to understand customer requirements and incorporate them into business decisions

  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of product design, product function, product materials, physical testing and requirements related to medical device design controls

  • Experience with automated production equipment, Design of Experiments (DOE) techniques, and statistical analysis tools

  • Manufacturing process development experience; demonstrated understanding of Design for Manufacturability (DFM) principles, DOE techniques and statistical analysis tool

Excellent career prospects with this organisation. Salaries are very competitive with a strong benefits package and work life balance.

Hybrid working option available with this role


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson

071 9140251