Product Development Manager
Our independent client, a bathroom specialist, is looking for an experienced individual to join them as a Product Development Manager.
Reporting to the Marketing Director, the main purpose of the role is to develop new items for the company’s bathroom mirrors, lighting and cabinets category.
The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of 3 years relevant product development experience, ideally have a degree in product/industrial design (or similar), have excellent CAD skills and a strong understanding of SolidWorks or compatible software.
The products within these categories generally incorporate electronic components so experience of the integration of electric componentryand the applicable compliance standards is vital.
You will also need to have a good understanding of manufacturing processes and materials used, including LED lighting and preferably some of the following - aluminium and plastic extrusion, steel fabrication, chrome plating, anodising, injection moulding.
This position will require some overseas travel as their suppliers are based mostly in Europe and the Far East. Prior experience of dealing with overseas manufacturing is key.
This is a full time, permanent position based in Bath with a starting salary of £30,000 - £35,000 DOE.
Please apply today if this could be of interest.