Engineering Operations Manager



Amazing Career Opportunity for Engineering Operations Manager

Location: Farnham Surrey UK

Job ID : 17591


This critical role of Engineering Project Manager, will report directly to the Engineering Director and will be responsible for driving and supporting the development of leading edge UHF passive Tags and IOT active devices.

The Identification Technologies Business Area supports this by providing smart credentials and enabling services to identify, track and add trust to activities and assets.


Although your role will be based in Farnham, UK, you will be working as part of a larger Engineering Team distributed across multiple sites in Europe, USA and Asia.

If this sounds like you we want to hear from you !



Who are we? 


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. 

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As our Engineering Project Manager you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  1.  Facilitate the smooth coordination and execution of engineering projects


  • Establish realistic delivery expectations through effective roadmaps and scheduling
  • Provide necessary process governance for compliance and audit purposes
  • Provide regular status updates for multiple projects to various stakeholders and peers to support business leadership and decision making
  • Enhance business and customer satisfaction through adherence to process and validation criteria
  • Maintain alignment of internal development activities with external development and validation teams
  • Ensure smooth product launch through alignment with supply chain, manufacturing, distribution and product marketing functions
  • Identify and implement process improvement activities
  • Monitor and report on project resource and cost status
  • Coordinate, facilitate and record the Stagegate review


      B.  Engineering Team Support:


  • Maximise the effectiveness of the development teams by resolving blocking issues and driving speedy clarification of customer requirements.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and record regular team and stakeholder meetings
  • Manage dependencies with suppliers such as obtaining quotations, order processing, tracking deliverables
  • Coordinate prototype and test production runs



What we will love about your background:


  • Familiar with on line software systems for Project Management such as Jira, office 365, Sharepoint.
  • Familiar with project management methodologies , Scrum , agile, etc.
  • Excellent communication, planning and time management skills
  • Able to prioritize deadlines and balance conflicting demands
  • Resourceful, Proactive and can-do attitude.


Your Experience and Education Include: 


  • +3 years’ experience in a project management role within a technology company a must.
  • Experience in managing/ coordinating projects involved in the development of electronic or mechanical products.
  • Experience in collating and presenting product specifications a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to work within a project-based and team-based environment
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to team members.



Why apply? 


  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.



HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.



We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Farmham, ENG, GB, GU10 5EH

Engineering & Science
Mid-senior level