In product development, you will generally need a technical or scientific background to understand the design and contribute fully to the team. This is a varied role involving a mixture of day-to-day administration, following and developing processes, planning and strategy. You must be comfortable, or able to become comfortable, communicating with people at all levels of the organisation.
Starting in this role, you would need to learn skills like: influencing without having authority, negotiating with internal and external suppliers, and thinking in a structured way for planning, problem solving and process development.
Graduate Project Coordinators will gain understanding of:
Opportunities for project coordinators may exist in the design, manufacturing, healthcare or corporate environments.
Promotion in this stream would likely lead you to manage increasingly complex products and projects, before moving into an Operations Management or cross-divisional role.
When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.