Head of Engineering

Recruiter
Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
1167720985
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent role on offer for a Head of Engineering who is looking to play a key role in a rapidly expanding company where you will lead the product development functions for cutting edge technology, whilst progressing your career into a Directorship position.

Do you have proven experience in taking consumer electronic products from initial concept through to delivery? Are you looking to play an influential role in successfully delivering innovative solutions? Are you looking for progression into a Directorship role?

This company specialise in the design and manufacture of single board computers for the defence, security, communications, industrial and transportation sectors. They operate on a global scale and they are renowned to be experts within this industry. They are heavily expanding across the globe and they are looking for a Head of Engineering who will spearhead this growth of the company.

In this role you will manage the software and hardware engineering teams where you will be fully responsible for owning product delivery from innovation to realisation. This is a critical position that will see you lead and manage technical product development activities including research, development, manufacture, costs and all processes along the life cycle through working effectively with internal and external functions.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering products within the electronics industry. You will have a strong product/programme/project background and the ability to drive the product development process without implementing cumbersome processes and procedures.

The Role:
  • Owning the entire product development function
  • Cutting edge technology
  • Mainly office based but travel to suppliers/customers expected
  • £75,000 - £85,000 + Progression + Private Healthcare + Excellent Benefits


The Person:
  • Proven track record of taking products from concept to manufacture
  • Experience of working within the Electronics industry
  • Strong product/project/programme management background
  • Influential, passionate to deliver, creative and energetic

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