New Product Development & Engineering Director

Recruiter
Lord Search & Selection
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
c. £95,000pa + Bonus + Benefits
Leading Manufacturer of Hydraulics and Fluid Power Solutions
Middlesex

Role

Are you passionate about developing technical products and bringing them to market? Do you have a background in fluid power solutions? Have you got strong experience in developing and implementing an engineering strategy and exceeding customer expectations for product development, quality, cost and delivery? If yes then read on!

Our client is at an exciting time on their technical journey and are seeking a Product Development & Engineering Director to help strengthen their Global technical delivery. Reporting to the Global Managing Director your key tasks will be to lead the global Engineering, R&D and technical teams and drive and develop the global NPD, product and material testing strategy and engineering strategy.

You will standardise and improve efficiencies of technical and engineering processes across the Group and help provide technical vision, direction and leadership to the management and staff.

The Candidate

With a relevant Engineering degree or equivalent, you will have a proven track record in a technical leadership role and have experience in:

* New product development (NPD) and release
* New material development and coordinate with manufacturing to ensure manufacturability
* Establishing a product test centre
* Competitive benchmarking
* Industrial product manufacturing experience within fluid power or hydraulics

Critical to your success will be your ability to develop and influence relationships at all levels within the business and relish the challenge of working within a matrix management structure. You must be highly analytical and technical and be able and willing to travel.

This is an ideal role for a Technical professional looking to step into a high profile development and improvement role to help strengthen a Groups technical delivery.

The Company

Backed by the resources of a multi £million turnover global manufacturing Group, our client is a market leader in the design, development and manufacture of leading edge, precision engineered products and solutions for a portfolio of end customers. Due to strong company growth and a continued emphasis to maintain advantage over their competitors, there is now an exciting opening for a New Product Development & Engineering Director to join this expanding group.

How to Apply

This is a role of extraordinary scope and potential, so if you are looking for a high profile, challenging opportunity that will fully utilise your considerable skills and experience then look no further! To apply in the strictest confidence please attach your full CV in Word format, quoting your current remuneration details together with reference number 371099

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