Engineering Program Manager

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: £60k - 70k per year

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 28/12/2020

Engineering Program Manager required for an exciting opportunity with my client, a rapidly expanding global business who design and manufacture innovative products for the electronic entertainment and consumer goods market.

Working from the European HQ in Gloucestershire, this is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated, agile and energetic candidate to join a company undergoing staggering growth in a continuously thriving market sector.


Job Summary:

The main responsibility of the Engineering Program Manager is to lead a global cross-functional team in order to develop, commercialise and deliver innovative product solutions that meet cost, schedule and scope requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independently leads projects and leads new technology developments with support of Management.
  • Develop and deliver new product strategic plans to deliver growth and keep the company as market leaders.
  • Develop and manage project schedules.
  • Responsible for delivering project timing, cost, quality, and budget.
  • Empower project managers to create robust long-term strategies.
  • Develop global working relationships in particular with the USA and Far East supplier to streamline project delivery.
  • Work closely with the R&D team to develop product test plans and confirm requirements.
  • Input with updating project spend and CAPEX budgets.
  • Lead team meetings that drive project execution and delivery.
  • Communicates project expectations and plans to the project team members, management and other stakeholders in a clear and concise fashion.
  • Ensures project outputs are consistently high-quality, on time and within budget to all business objectives.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Consumer products or FMCG industry experience an advantage.
  • Previous experience in plastics moulding, metal forming, PCB/electronics designor product assembly an advantage.
  • Experience in product development and/or project leadership roles.
  • Ability to facilitate relations between business groups and technology departments.
  • Familiar with structured project management methodologies.
  • Proficient in project management tools.


Salary£60k - 70k per year
Job ReferenceSB269
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date28/12/2020
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted21/12/2020

To discuss this position further please contact:

Sam Bainbridge

Senior Recruitment Consultant


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