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R&D Project Manager

Job Title: R&D Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare Benefits
REF: 020921_1630578578
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
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Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

R&D Project Manager

Excellent Salary & Pension + Bonus + Healthcare plan & much more !

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A new opportunity has a arisen for an experienced Project Manager to join the R&D department of a global engineering company at their state of the art facility in Lancashire.

The business has a portfolio of some of the best known brands in the domestic and commericial heating industry and are investing significantly in to new, reliable energy efficient products.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide project management for strategic and operational projects
  • Drive projects through the business via a structured NPD gated process
  • Regularly liaise with members of the project team and internal stakeholders to ensure smooth introduction of new products/engineering change
  • Proactively identify improvement and cost reduction opportunities
  • Produce update reports and anticipate/manage any deviations
  • Manage budgets/costings
  • Facilitate and progress communication with all parts of the business
  • Lead product and project reviews


  • HND/Degree qualified in a relevant engineering/technical discipline
  • Project Manager with history of successful product delivery (min 5 years experience)
  • Products with engineering and technical aspects would be ideal

  • Experience using a structured New Product Development (NPD) process

  • NPD stage gates from Marketing and voice of customer through to post launch reviews

  • Management of cross functional core teams

  • Positive, committed, and enthusiasm for Project Management

  • PM and Engineering qualifications would be ideal.

  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong influencing/communication skills
  • Ability to positively influence cross functional teams globally

APPLY NOW or contact Christine Edwards at Morgan Ryder Associates on 0151 315 1252 to discuss in more detail

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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