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Manufacturing Project Manager

Renishaw plc
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

We are seeking a Project Manger for the operational aspects of the manufacturing NPI support activities to the wider Renishaw Group. Responsibility for managing the Manufacturing New Product Introduction (NPI) functional groups to generate Manufacturing Strategies and Gate Reviews as part of the New Product Development PIP process. Acting as the local Manufacturing point of contact for seconded resource along with ensuring resource pools match and align with Product Division requirements.

Job Description

This role will be responsible for Project Management of the operational aspects of Manufacturing NPI support activities and will take a lead in ensuring a prompt and efficient service is provided to the divisional product development groups.

  • Co-ordinate and facilitate the Manufacturing NPI teams new product development input working within the Product Innovation Process

  • Co-ordinate the multi-disciplinary activities of various Manufacturing based individuals and teams in order to provide a prompt and efficient service to the divisional new product development teams

  • Create and maintain Manufacturing activity plans and documentation, ensuring process adherence and good working practices

  • Responsibility for the creation of product manufacturing strategies and ensuring they reflect the wider Manufacturing strategy, highlighting risk areas and determining and proposing mitigations

  • Responsibility for Gate Review responses, managing the input from the functional areas and making recommendations on preparedness to Project Teams

  • Regularly report on Manufacturing project input status, risks and mitigations as agreed with the stakeholders, communicating through the written word, conversations and presentations

  • Manage seconded resource requirement reviews and identify actions and mitigations working with divisional and Manufacturing teams.

As the successful applicant you will have a high level of personal discipline and motivation, with a keen sense of responsibility for the success of their projects. You will enjoy learning, and developing your own abilities and those of the project teams. You will be proactive, a completer finisher, highly organised and also flexible in your approach to meet the needs of the day to day project environment, being driven to meet deadlines and achieve targets. A strong communicator in the technical and business domains, you will be able to prioritise work effectively when under pressure from many sources.

Key requirements

  • Project management experience

  • Degree qualified (2:1 or above) in a STEM subject

  • Good communication and social skills

  • Accomplished IT skill set

  • Be an engaged, enthusiastic, and motivated individual

  • Genuine interest for a career working in a world leading engineering company working on high-tech, high complexity products and processes

Desirable requirements

  • Knowledge of Design for Manufacture/Assembly principles

  • Experience within manufacturing operations and processes

  • Experience in a New Product Introduction environment

What you will gain

A true experience of being an integral part of a manufacturing and NPI environment together with contributing to cutting edge product and process design and implementation


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, subsidised onsite restaurants and coffee shops, free parking, car sharing scheme and 24 hour fitness centres. ( not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, Health Cash Plan, the option to join BUPA Renishaw Health Trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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