1 month ago

Head of Product Line Management

Solihull Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1309291

Our client, a motorcycle manufacturer helping UK to accelerate towards a net-zero automotive future has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Product Line Management! The successful candidate will be leading the Product Line Management Team (Project Management) and will oversee multiple projects to ensure that all are completed within the time and budget.


The Head of Product Line Management will:

  • Contribute to the department/business improvement of knowledge and use of development methodologies; particularly the lean process framework and NPCS.
  • Drive a PLM team within a comprehensive business plan for detailed project plans to track progress. All project plans to be based on the NPCS gateways and deliverables.
  • Develop PLM processes, project scopes and objectives involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Prepare and maintain project budgets, resource plans and delivery schedules. Ensure all projects have a nominated PLM who facilitates weekly project meetings and tracks all issues using the RAG system.
  • Identify, resolve, and monitor project risks and issues; change evaluation and management; prepare and review project documentations.
  • Drive the business to deliver to start of production for multiple projects ICE and EV based. (SOP)


The Head of Product Line Management will have:

  • Previous experience in a position involving leadership or supervision, ideally within the automotive sector.
  • Previous experience in using a new product introduction system within Automotive.
  • Ability to analyse, learn and deal with situations quickly and effectively.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, and able to influence at all levels.
  • Proficiency with standard office tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project etc.)
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills.
  • Relevant knowledge of engineering standards & manufacturing processes for both prototypes and low/medium-volume production.


If you believe that this role is a great fit for you, please apply online and we will be in touch shortly to provide more details!

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