Product Development and Innovation Manager

Recruiter
Expion Search And Selection
Location
York
Salary
Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted
12 Apr 2017
Closes
12 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Business:

A fantastic opportunity to join a growing, market leading organisation supplying capital equipment and services to a broad cross-section of the FMCG sector. My client is respected for their substantial product offering and excellent customer service .This appointment seeks to build on their service offering to a global customer base.

The role:

·Provide leadership by example to promote a highly engaged team. Instil creativity and manage the team’s personal development.
·Constantly promote Company values.
·Constantly advance Company’s knowledge of market needs, supply chain developments and emergent differentiating technologies.
·Ensure products continue to embed technology advancements which add value throughout the products operational lifecycle
·Manage Applications to developed proposals which provide maximum value and confidence to our customers.
·Ensure that all relevant stakeholders are engaged and underwrite proposals and technical solutions
·Support Projects by developing solutions and processes which provide maximum value and confidence to the team
·Continually measure and achieve the performance to its KPI’s through continual measuring. Report department’s performance to the Innovations Director.
·Set and maintain the quality of output of the Innovations and applications teams through Company’s Business Management Systems (BMS)

The person:

·Will be qualified to HNC, HND with experience relevant to company product or BEng, BSc, MEng in a relevant subject
·Experience gained managing professional engineers.
·Be internal and external customer centric, led by a knowledge of and perception to understand our customer’s drivers and needs.
·Good negotiation and commercial skills along with a strong understanding of market pricing and competitor influence.
·Developed IT skills – MS Office, MS Project, Familiar with 3D CAD packages and an awareness of industrial simulation software would be beneficial.

Interviews are to be held shortly, and suitable candidates will be contacted within 24 hours of application.

To apply for the role, please send your CV and salary details to Expion Search & Selection using the ‘Apply Now’ button. If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role, you can contact the Consultant, Steve Mckiernan quoting the job reference number SM-3149


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