Regional Product Development Manager (Worldwide Travel)

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Regional Product Development Manager (Worldwide Travel)

Maidenhead, Berkshire

£45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus (OTE £60k) + 25 Days Holiday + Pension + 50% Worldwide Travel

Rare and exciting role on offer for a Product Development Manager looking for a varied and autonomous role where you will represent this expanding global business and travel across to Europe, Middle East and Africa training regional distributors whilst being classed as the UKs technical expert.

Are you Degree educated in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering within a water / refrigeration / cooling / thermodynamics environment? Do you have experience of product development or R&D? Are you fluent in Spanish and looking for a role where you will travel across the world up to 50% of the time?

This market leading company design, manufacture and distribute their products across 50 countries worldwide. They employ over 1600 employees worldwide and have a great reputation across many industries that is built on the quality of their engineers and products they supply. They have recently acquired two of their main competitors and are now looking to grow the business further. They have ambitious plans to grow in Europe and the Middle East and are therefore establishing a new structure and are now looking recruit a dedicated Regional Product Development Manager to support the development of new and existing distributor partners in the region.

In this role you will report to the operations Director who is based in the UK. You will be instrumental in providing all the necessary technical training and support to successfully establish new distributors and provide first level technical support and technical issue resolution for new and existing distributor partners. You will work closely with R&D and lead any developments in the product range as well as provide product specifications. This role requires you to be out of the office typically 1 week in 3 where you will travel to the Middle East and Europe.

This role would therefore ideally suit Product Development Manager who has a background ideally within the Water / Refrigeration / Cooling / Thermodynamics environment who has experience within R&D / Product Development role that is looking for their next challenge to become the technical expert and hold a highly autonomous and responsible role and to work for a well-established, exciting and growing manufacturing company.

The Role:

* Regional Product Development Manager
* Provide technical training to existing and new distributor partners
* Provide expert technical advice / support
* 50% travel to Middle East & Europe - Expenses Fully Paid (Travel usually Monday to Friday)
* £45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus (OTE £60k) + 25 Days Holiday + Pension + 50% Worldwide Travel

The Person:

* Product Development Manager
* Experience with Water / Refrigeration / Cooling / Thermodynamics environment
* Degree in Engineering
* Have a full driving license
* Happy to travel over 50% outside of the UK

Key Words; Product Engineer, R&D, Expert, Regional Technical Support Manager, Middle East, Europe, Product Development, NPD, Research and Development, Refrigeration, Service Engineer, Plumbing, Technical Support, Distributor, Train the Trainer, Training, F-Gas, Maintenance, Route Management, Electrical, Mechanical, Water Coolers, Thermodynamics, Testing, Maintenance, Manager, Supervisory, Vending, Coffee Machines, Electro-Mechanical, White Goods, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronic, Technician, Vending Machines, Maidenhead, Berkshire

This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.

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