R&D Project Manager

Industry

Science and Research

Advert ID

FOX_BBBH42701

Location

Maple Grove

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Based on Experience

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Milwaukee Engineering - (USA) 100 Manpower Place WI Milwaukee , WI 53212

ContactNumber

414-231-1150

Job Description

The R&D Project Manager directs the product development process from concept through market introduction on a contract basis for client companies.



Duties and Responsibilities:





* Responsible for ultimate results of meeting customer expectations and bringing the customer's product to market



* Leads efforts to analyze current project operations, makes recommendations for improvement and coordinates the decision-making process.



* Uses PM Tools (Timelines, Project schedules, RAID documents, meeting minutes, 4-panels, etc.) to facilitate information flow between team members, senior management and the client.



* Forms the client's single primary point of contact into the company for all R&D project-related matters.



* Responsible for establishing and developing cross-functional teams to support research and development process and may identify optimal opportunities for product.



* Organizes interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget and timeline constraints.



* Interacts internally and externally with senior management requiring negotiation of difficult matters to influence stakeholders both internally and externally.



* Manages and drives drafting and review of client proposals, assists in business development activities and client relationship management.



* Accountable party on administrative or operational matters as it pertains to projects



* Identifies required Design History File requirements and maintains detailed documentation throughout all phases of research and development; including management of scope / scope changes and adherence to quality system documentation requirements.



* Prepares project plans that specify project phases, tasks, task interdependencies, durations, resource assignments, and costs



* Sets project budgets, tracks cost to budget and manages budget for on-cost delivery. Reviews and approves invoices and assesses the company's financial exposure throughout project.



* Conducts risk analysis for products under development, including technical risk of product development success and company risk associated with client engagement



* Coordinates activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure the delivery of supplies or services needed to meet scheduled timelines



* Develops and utilizes program management best practice tools and techniques to best service customers



* Serves as technical lead on applicable projects under management and provide guidance to junior engineers on development deliverables