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CV, Project Manager Seeking Work In Scotland, Germany

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 47714
(06/24/1971, male)
List top 5 skills: product management, product manufactuirng, project management
Short Bio:

Driven Project Manager Leader with global experience in making valuable and saleable products from technology concepts.

Spirited communication skills developed from liaison between suppliers, manufacturing and marketplace. Happy to relocate for the next challenge.

Specialities: Excellence in challenges with high complexity and innovation need, highly motivated and team-oriented, strategic thinking, entrepreneur, result-driven, high-level of creativity, positive thinking.

Current location: 

Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

United Kingdom

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

General Management, Pharmaceutical and Science, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english, french, german, Hindi, punjabi, Urdu

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Belgium, bulgaria, Germany, United Kingdom



KEY SKILLS/STRENGTHS

*Project Management *Marketing *Communication

*New Product Development *Statistics *Global Team working

*Textile Sourcing *Leadership *Organisation

*Polymers *Trainer *Attention to detail

*Chemistry *Materials Science *Negotiation

 

CAREER HISTORY

Quintiles. Livingston UK
Project Manager Leader 2015 -Present

The duties and responsibilities of the Project Managers include:

• Owning and coordinating all components of our customer’s global clinical trial

• Management of internal, external and global communications

• Management of key milestones throughout the life of the clinical trial

• Delivering world class customer service

• Budget management

• Risk management and monitoring

 

WL. Gore & Associates, Livingston UK
1996 – 2014

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. is an American manufacturing company specializing in products derived from Fluoropolymers. It is a privately held corporation headquartered in Newark, Delaware. It is best known as the developer of waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX ® fabrics.

Product Manager Leader
2010 – 2014

In 2009 applied for the internally advertised position of the largely pivotal role of Product Manager and was promoted into this role.

• Management of the Product Lifecycle

• Ensure that product portfolio is in line with business unit group product strategy

• Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the Products meets the current and future needs of our customers

• Being the expert for the market, product and competition for the given product portfolio.

• Manage the creation and communication of product messaging and position to raise awareness, support sales and differentiate products in the market place, including user guides and bills of materials.

• Manage all major global product launches.

• Support the sales team during pre-sales customer visits, trade fairs, end users, journalists and conferences to ensure product understanding and consistent messaging

• Work with the Product Strategy Leadership group to integrate the products and services into the wider group portfolio

• Manage the research, analysis and definition of new and emerging trends in the market with direct interaction with B2B customers across European territory.

• Project Management of all phases of technology work encompassed in the development of a new product collection.

• Assisting customers with any quality complaints by being an expert technical interface linking the Gore quality department conclude and satisfy the customer complaint requirements.

• Development of the key “features and benefits” of the new commercial product to support launches & promotional campaigns for the global market at business to business level and also targeting the end users purchasing at retail stores globally.

• Training and mentoring of new Product Managers joining the global team.

• Using Project Management Tools in setting up of these market needs in to commercially viable concept projects using financial costing tools to reach target laminate sale price, within specification to end user needs and within set target season timelines.

• Sourcing and researching components for final products from a range of global suppliers in Asia Pacific region: – Taiwan, China, Thailand, Korea, USA and Europe.

• Negotiating supplier costs, specifications within an agreed quality standard and test specification.

• Project Managing and leading the New Product Development teams to complete commercialisation of concepts into commercial laminated materials.

New Product Developer
1999 – 2010

• Understanding market needs and product requirements from customers.

• Making concepts into commercial saleable products. Product being ePTFE polymer laminated (Gore patented process) to textile materials using adhesives. Liaising with Process Engineers, Manufacturing team and Laboratory Team to get Project plan together to organise trial manufacturing plan for lamination. Working on establishing machine settings and specifications. Establish a test plan for lab team of the laminated trials and statistically pulling all data together to review with cross functional teams in order to sign off completion as commercially available product. ISO9001

• Commissioned and implemented a new manufacturing lamination line specialising in lamination of GORE-TEX® leather for the Motorsports business sector.

• Global alignment of launches to time scale. Seasonal timelines typically 6 month projects

• Budgeting projects to fit business model.

• Statistical product mothering – maintaining product health in market.

• Technical feasibility studies on concepts. Working actively as part of a small team after inventing a brand new technology conceptual idea with the aim of patent filing

• Design of meaningful laboratory trials to emulate consumer use – also police true field-testing.

• Vendor ability assessments (technical and logistical).

• Promotion of innovations and products within industry, assistant in marketing driven new product launches.

 

EDUCATION

BSc. Applied Chemistry (Polymers) 1990 – 1994

MSc. Materials Technology 1994 – 1995

Napier University, Edinburgh, UK.

Classic Chemistry + Materials course coupled with a manufacturing slant.

 

TRAINING

• Agile, Scrum, Sprint; British Textiles Training Group (B.T.T.G.)

• 5 Days of Textiles; Colour and Colour Measurement; Performance Textiles.

• Leadership Effectiveness training (Gore); Leadership Trust- 2 days (Trust)

• Gore US/GmbH; Membrane Technology.

• Usable Statistics; Fundamentals of Project Practices – 2014

• Global Competition- 2014; Intellectual Property – 2013

• Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – 2013

• EU Anti-Trust Laws and Compliance – 2012; US Working Effectively with Japan – 2012

• IBM Connections – 2011; Consultative Selling – 2011

• Strategic Selling – 2010; Project Concept Statements – 2011

• Product Specialist Functional Excellence – 2010

• Intellectual Property Guidelines – 2009; Influencing Self and Others – 2008

• Statistics, SPC, and Design of Experiments – 2006; Project Management – 2004

• Finance – Awareness – 2001