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  • St. Neots, Cambridge, UK
Hardware Engineering
Job title
Product Line Engineering Manager

Product Line Engineering Manager

Location: St Neots (PE19 8YP), Cambridge

Hours: full time, 40 hours a week. Hybrid working optional.

In the role of Product Line Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of a new and exciting range of products. You will have a dedicated team of mixed disciplines across hardware and software who will report into you, and who you will line and project manage to drive new product development from concept to production.

This role suits someone with a proven track record of Project Management working with multidisciplined teams along with being a seasoned line manger capable of growing and motivating a talent pool of engineers. 

About us:

Pico is on a remarkable journey, with 32 years of continuous growth and success under our belt. We are seeking a Product Line Engineering Manager who thrives on growing a team and skillsets, as well as being hands-on.

Your role:

You will be responsible for effective project planning to determine the most efficient route to deliver the best outcome, motivate your team and driving them to success, monitoring and controlling the project, including scheduling, costs, risk and opportunities. In addition to this you will be communicating and reporting across all stakeholders as well as performance management and personal development reviews. We need you to reinforce the process and contribute to continual process improvements and adhere to ISO9001 and ISO14001.

What we are looking for:

Someone with line management and project management experience. More specifically…

Line Management:

  • A good appreciation and preferably experience incorporating:
  • Management of a multidisciplined team
  • Technical leadership in at least one area
  • Mentoring of junior team members
  • Performance management and personal development
  • Reinforcing process and setting standards

Project Management:

  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing, or a similar subject.
  • Several years of experience in the execution and successful delivery of product development projects
  • Strong leadership and excellent team working capabilities
  • Effective communication, presentation, and facilitation skills at all levels within a company
  • Thorough knowledge of the professional project management process areas, methodologies, and tools
  • Preferably trained in project management with accredited certification through APM, Prince 2, IPM or equivalent

Your schedule:

This role is a full-time position, 40 hours a week based in our St Neots office! We do offer hybrid working (2-3 days a week in the office) but it is completely up to you whether you choose to work in this way. We understand the importance of a work-life balance and it is essential that we support our Piconians to get it right, therefore we have core office hours of 10am-3pm, meaning you can manage your 40 hours flexibly throughout the week.

What is in it for you?

At Pico we believe in providing you with a workplace where you can be yourself and work alongside amazing people to enjoy a varied and rewarding career. Enjoy flexible holidays, a chance to relax at one of our three holiday homes, and be part of our annual Profit Related Pay (PRP) bonus! Embrace sustainability with our Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme, and come along to our vibrant Summer and Christmas parties to name just a few! Want to see the full benefits list?

Fuel your day:

You will find free fruit and five varieties of bean-to-cup coffee in our offices. And if you are up for exploring, St Neots has a variety of shops and eateries to satisfy your cravings.

Your voice matters:

At Pico, every voice is heard, and you will be valued as an essential part of our team. Join us on this exciting journey where appreciation and opportunity await you.

Are you ready to become a Piconian?

If you are as excited as we are, hit the apply button below and let's get your next chapter started!

For any queries, reach out to Georgia Coles at

We cannot wait to welcome you on board!

*Please note - any CV's submitted on the 19th December 2023 onwards will be responded to on the 8th January 2024 due to the Christmas period*