New Product Introduction Technical Manager

The Royal Mint
Pontyclun, UK
02 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Royal Mint group is one of the UK's oldest and most respected organisations. As well as being the home of British coinage for over 1,100 years we offer our global customers a diverse range of products and services which include Consumer and Gifting products; precious metals investment; storage facilities and also a visitor attraction at The Royal Mint Experience.

Due to continued expansion, we have an exciting opportunity for a New Product Introduction (NPI) Technical Manager to join our fast paced NPI team. As an NPI Technical Manager you will be responsible for co-ordinating, developing and improving the technical development of the core range of products for the Royal Mint and support each business value stream helping them achieve their strategic objectives. You will ensure the NPI engineering Team develop products for UK and International markets within budget and on time.

This is a critical function for the effective manufacture of all products to deliver capability to production. This role requires a hands on approach to work with the team and key stakeholders to input relevant data when required. There is also opportunity to provide problem solving and technical support to the business units where appropriate in line with the above aspects.

Key Responsibilities:
  • You will actively lead and promote the principles of continuous improvement and team working both within the department and the wider business. This should also apply to flexible working within the department.
  • You will ensure that development trials of all core products are delivered on time and in full for each of the Business streams
  • You will make sure that the area and the functions performed within the area are operated in a safe manner in compliance with current legislative requirements.
  • You will manage the development and training of new and existing staff in line with the departmental training plan. This will also include achieving your personal target as set on your PDP.
  • You will support the NPI manager with technical from RM stakeholders including; Marketing, Programme Management, Account Managers, Regional Directors of Sales and Operations.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • You will hold a HNC or equivalent in an engineering, mathematics or science based discipline.
  • You will have previous experience of working within New Product Introduction.
  • You will be able to provide evidence of project management across multi disciplines/teams.
  • You will have excellent knowledge of production and process capabilities.
  • You will have strong leadership, communication and influencing skills.
  • You will have demonstrable knowledge of continuous improvement techniques including but not limited to A3 problem solving.

25 days' holiday per year; upper quartile Pension Scheme; Life Assurance; Free onsite car parking; Learning & Development opportunities along with reimbursement of professional membership fees; Give a day volunteering for The Royal Mint's chosen charity; onsite gym and canteen facilities.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click on the "Apply Now" button below.

The closing date for applications is Friday 20th September. All candidates will receive confirmation of their application within 24 hours of receipt. Should you not hear from us 4 weeks after the closing date, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Regrettably, due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide feedback to applicants on an individual basis.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, previously known as a CRB check,and a continued satisfactory outcome of a Disclosure re-check during the course of your employment.

The Royal Mint is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. Our aim is to treat prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration. We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills and aptitudes. All applicants will always be dealt with fairly and on objective criteria so no individual or group is disadvantaged.

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