Job Description:

Job Title: Product/Project Coordinator

Location: Orange HQ, Borehamwood, 108 Ripon Way, WD6 2JA, England

Line Manager: Managing Director

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Role Purpose:

Reporting to the Managing Director this is a pivotal role within the business. The successful candidate will work closely across the business to ensure the on-time, on-cost and on-specification delivery of new products.

This is a role that requires excellent communication skills as it interfaces with all departments within the business.

Key tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Senior Management team to maintain the new product roadmap.
  • Create and agree clear product specifications for all new products.
  • Create and execute a SMART project plan for each product.
  • Work closely with the Technical team to:
    • Understand the scope of technologies and products in development.
    • Ensure that products meet all safety requirements.
    • Maintain schematic and service information.
  • Work closely with the Operations team to:
    • Agree a deliverable solution.
    • Ensure that accurate information is provided for manufacture.
    • Manage any discontinuation of old product with the Sales team.
  • Work closely with the Sales and Marketing teams to:
    • Develop a coherent launch plan.
    • Provide key data for all communications.
  • Work closely with Finance team to:
    • Ensure pricing is in line with market expectations.
    • Create a 12 month budget for new product development.

Based on the Orange Music Electronic Company Values we are looking for people to join the team who:

  • Will be an Ambassador for the Company at all times.
  • Have a proven track record of Delivering the Highest Standards.
  • Have strong communication and influencing skills to develop Partnerships and Teamwork.
  • Are constantly striving to Improve Performance for themselves, their team and the Company.
  • Are proactive and solution focused and takes Ownership and Responsibility for their own and their team’s part in seeing everything through to the best possible conclusion.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Essential Requirements

  • Project management experience ideally within new product development.
  • An understanding of manufacturing techniques for electro-mechanical products.
  • A commercial approach to product development.
  • Ability to work with UK and overseas manufacturing sites.
  • A structured approach to delivering results but able to solve problems creatively when required.
  • IT literate.

Preferred but Non-Essential Requirements

  • Some knowledge of the AV or Music Instrument markets.
  • Experience with a ERP system such as SAP.
  • A passion for being the best.

Personal Qualities

  • Professional communication skills externally and internally.
  • Time management and good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and manage workloads in a timely manner.
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Full, clean driving licence.

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