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Danaher Corporation Project Manager in St. Ives, United Kingdom

Linx Printing Technologies is a leading provider of industrial coding and product marking. We provide breakthrough technological solutions used on production lines around the world and deliver leading customer experiences on a global scale.

We are seeking a Project manager to be responsible for leading new product development projects from initiation to launch.

What we value

We believe that real breakthroughs come from teams that think big and respect each other’s differences – different ideas, different perspectives, and different experiences. We encourage all voices to be heard, both internally as we collaborate and externally as we listen to our customers’ most pressing needs. And we would love to have you on this journey with us! Apply today.

Our ideal Project Manager will:

Be responsible for the initiation, planning, delivery and closure of (i) new product development projects – on time; to specification; to product cost; within planned budget and (ii) product improvement projects whether it be cost reduction or performance improvement. These projects will have small development teams (typically <8 engineers and scientists) but will also involve leadership of company-wide cross-functional teams.

In this role at Linx, you will:

  • Lead development and cross-functional project teams

  • Develop and maintain an integrated schedule, product specification, product cost model, risk assessment, resource plan and budget

  • Lead the execution of the project including tradeoff decisions; identification of risks and issues; problem solving; negotiate and ensure availability of resources.

  • Ensure project compliance with international standards and regulatory requirements

  • Capture the requirements and manage the expectation of key stakeholders

  • Conduct phase toll gate and monthly management reviews

  • Where necessary, on smaller projects, act as product engineer - carrying out product level testing and creating product documentation.

Critical Success Factors for the Ideal Candidate Profile are:

  • Pro-active, relentless and excellent in solving cross functional problems by collaborating with functional leads in Product Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Marketing and Customer Services as well as Engineering.

  • The tenacity and persistence to do what it takes and find a way forward, to not be easily held up by obstacles

  • Technically capable – capable of understanding customer and product technologies

  • Strong motivational leadership with the ability to influence others without direct authority and the ability to instill a sense of urgency within the team

  • Provide clear and unambiguous project goals and deliverables

  • Champion the project, ensuring clarity of vision and effective communication with key stakeholders; using strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ensure that roles and responsibilities are unmistakably understood and agreed upon by all

  • Plan continuously and prioritise ruthlessly

  • Curious and prepared to “learn on the fly” to seek answers

Your Education and/or Background Experience will have:

  • 5+ years product development experience with extensive cross-functional exposure in a relevant high-tech industry; 3+ years cross-functional project management experience

  • Demonstrated success in leading at least one significant new product development from conception to launch

Other

  • Full UK driving license

  • Some overseas travel may be required

  • Hybrid arrangement with mix of office and remote working

Our offer

We grow talent; we give you the opportunity to develop your career based on your strengths. Linx is a career destination for engaged, passionate and talented people who are driven to seek innovation, growth and opportunity.

A career with Linx will push you and challenge you, providing growth opportunities and the prospects to advance your career.

If you are a driven high achiever, you will work with committed, like-minded people, giving you the support to reach your full potential.

At Danaher, your potential is amplified. Our culture of continuous improvement defines who we are, drives our success, and translates to a career without limits for our team of 65,000 intellectually curious associates.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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