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Project Manager

o Manufacturing

o Experienced

s -

q Dublin

p Full-time

r Benefits Package

The role of the NPI Project Manager is to lead and manage a team of project managers that work cross-functionally to organize and implement new customer and new product introduction. The purpose of this organization is to efficiently leverage the resources through coordinated planning, communication, and alignment of cross-functional teams, to ensure the proper documentation, launching and customer satisfaction as per established and agreed targets.


  • Responsible for leading the Project Management Team.
  • Manage key customer projects; serve as interface between internal teams and the customers to resolve both technical and logistical issues.
  • Collaborate with customer (internal or external) from requirements gathering through product acceptance.
  • Recruit, lead, and manage a team that has responsibility for New Customer Introduction, new product introduction, and product transfers.
  • Align the project team to customer needs by establishing milestones, goals, and objectives based on input from all functional areas and stakeholders within the project.
  • Define, refine and maintain clarity on roles & responsibilities for the team and business partners (engineering, operations).
  • Provide a source of reference and training for Project Management covering processes, tools, metrics and reporting.
  • Drive well defined processes and methodologies that strive to optimize the team effectiveness, while delivering successful projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Identify the goals, objectives, and scope of NPI projects while working with relevant Business Unit and Operations teams.
  • Work within the defined standards and procedures as set out by organization and the customer to successfully introduce new products.
  • Works with local Project Manager and/or Regional Manager Project Office in deploying strategies and tools, besides reporting site PM performance.
  • Provide regular and consistent communication between the launch team, the business unit, and the customer.
  • Identify potential risks and make resolution suggestion through the escalation process.
  • Open and regular communication of priorities and status of projects with Operations Management and site leadership.
  • Participates managing internal in-process material, samples allocation, and system logistics.
  • Manage the monthly operational project reviews.
  • Manage the weekly project reviews for the Project Management organization.
  • Responsible for forecasting functional area budget (when applicable) and HR needs for current and future needs.
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Job Qualifications / Knowledge Requirements

  • Demonstrated Leadership and Management capabilities.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification desirable.
  • Knowledge of organization’s operating policies and procedures required.
  • Knowledge of organization’s culture and guiding principles.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing environment: Engineering, Test, Quality, Planning, Materials, etc.
  • Prior experience in customer interface.
  • Strong operational and financial knowledge required.
  • Consultative skills (ability to understand true customer needs).
  • Good communications skills.
  • Distinctive problem solving leader.
  • Automotive/ Medical background experience as required.
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Supply Chain Management or Engineering).
  • Minimum 5-7 years work-related experience required in a supervisory/management role and Minimum 3 years project management experience or related discipline. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

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