R&D Manager

Recruiter
Elevation Recruitment Group
Location
Sheffield
Posted
09 Dec 2018
Closes
29 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group have been exclusively engaged to recruit an R&D Manager for a global manufacturing business based in Sheffield.

Our client, is an innovative business, employing over 1200 staff in the UK alone and operates in 20 countries, worldwide.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a Research and Development team and implement real change and innovation across an extensive product range.

The R&D Manager will report directly into the Head of New Product Development (NPD) and be tasked with leading a team to improve the functionality and design of existing products as well as implementing new ideas to break new ground within the industry.

The R&D Manager's duties will include:

• Prioritise and manage workloads within the Research & Development team
• Lead major design & development projects, delivering on time and within budget
• Work closely with manufacturing teams and improve productivity through design
• Identify new materials, technologies and trends, implementing them into NPD plans
• Represent the business with customers, regulatory bodies and trade organisations

We are very keen to speak to candidates with the following skills and experience:

• Degree qualified or equivalent experience in a Design Engineering discipline
• Extensive experience of successfully leading design and development teams
• Well-development Project Management skills, including stage-gating and commercial awareness
• An innovative thinker with a track record of true new product development
• Experience of Product standardisation and increasing design efficiency
• Tenacious and outgoing in personality, able to inspire colleagues

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading and innovative team.

Similar job titles would include:

• Technical Manager
• New Product Development Manager
• NPD Manager
• Technical Product Manager

To apply for this position please send your application or call (Apply online only) for Steve Barnett.

Elevation Engineering & Manufacturing is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with senior engineering, technical and operational positions in South Yorkshire and the surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

Please visit our website at (url removed) for more information on:

- Engineering Jobs or Engineering Recruitment
- Manufacturing Jobs or Manufacturing Recruitment

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