Product Development Manager

Anew South West
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


A Product Development Manager is required to join a world class engineering company based at their Plymouth site.

A background in electronics/electrics is essential together with experience in project management, design & quality assurance. A competitive package is available for the right candidate together with the opportunity to work for a successful & progressive company within the beautiful ocean city of Plymouth

Reporting to the Managing Director duties will include:

Working closely with the team & customers to ensure that their requirements are understood and incorporated into new products

Manage and schedule the resources so that projects are delivered with agreed timescales

Liaise with suppliers and sub-contractors, both in the UK and overseas to ensure that our products meet the necessary quality and cost requirements

Use techniques such as DFMEA, APQP, PPAP to ensure the integrity of new product designs

Ensure that manuals and technical documents are created and maintained.

Ensure that our products are designed to meet required approval standards, and to manage the approval process

Experience Required:

Ideally degree educated within a relevant engineering discipline

Strong project management skills and accustomed to overseeing projects from conception to launch
Practical experience of product quality techniques, DFMEA, APQP, PPAP

Knowledge of applicable UL, IEC, CCC standards

Previously have delivered products that include electronics, plastic injection moulding and metalwork.

An ability to clearly communicate commercial and technical concepts

Must live within a commutable distance of Plymouth and be accustomed to overseas business travel

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