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Project Manager R&D

Job Summary

  • Location Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Industrial & Manufacturing, Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 27 February 2019
  • Ref 3684_1551263664

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Job Description

R&D Project Manager/Coordinator - Fareham

We have a role in Fareham for a manufacturer who are leaders in their field with products distributed globally, they mainly operate within the industrial refrigeration sector so anyone from that background or HVAC would be of particular interest, but any Engineering background could be transferable.

You would be responsible for co-ordinating a range of product development projects through to manufacturing product introduction. Some projects will also require complete management in parallel with R&D projects as well as assisting in the project management of strategic manufacturing improvement projects.

Aside from an interesting role, you would be joining a stable and growing company, specialist training, free parking, half day on Fridays, 25-days holiday, Christmas shutdown, friendly/flexible working environment. Salary is circa £30000 to £34000 per annum with the view to earn managers' bonus.

with flexibility for the right person, for someone very experienced they could look to increase this.

They are looking for people who are passionate, like a challenge, love coming up with new ideas and are entrepreneurial in their approach.

You would need to be confident maintaining and monitoring project plans, schedules, work hours and ensuring project managers are recording costs and hours according to templates. Other aspects of your role would include:

  • Following up on work plans and output decisions from meetings.
  • Project management administrative support.
  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks.
  • Maintain overall project calendar, ensuring objectives are being met.
  • Communicate overall progress to reporting structure.
  • Manage cross functional stakeholder expectations and ensure they are reflected within the projects.

We are keen to speak to people with a degree in Engineering and experience coordinating multiple projects in a critical delivery environment along with experience of coordinating schedules and ensuring delivery on plan. Someone with an Engineering background and experience of new product introduction (NPI) within a manufacturing environment would be ideal.

There would be some occasional international travel with the role so you'll need to have a passport and be able to travel.

Candidates are invited to apply through FPR Group and if suitable, interviews will be arranged.

Please send your CV to or contact Tracy De Pass on 023 92 483944 for more information.

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Tracy De Pass FIRP DipRP

Tracy De Pass FIRP DipRP

Joining our Technical and Engineering division in 2006 as an administrator, I immediately fell in love with recruitment and proceeded to work as hard as I could to gain promotions. I specialise in permanent recruitment and I am able to use my 10 years’ experience, as well as my knowledge of the…

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