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Engineering Director - NPD

  • Location: Dover, Kent
  • Sector: Management
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: LD680/68
  • Salary: £70,000 to £80,000 basic + Car allowance + Bonus
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Job description

Are you looking for the best Engineering Director Jobs from Redline? This could be the one for you!!!!!

A market leading company is looking for an Engineering Director - NPD to run their highly successful R&D / Engineering team based in Kent. The team consist of c50 staff currently.

The team comprises of Project Managers, Electronic Design Engineers (analogue / Digital), Embedded Software Engineers, and Mechanical Design Engineer. As well as various test engineers and technicians.

My client design and manufacture a range of electronic instrumentation products that are sold all over the world.

Their Engineering Director has recently been promoted into a bigger role within the group. So this is a strategically important role for them fill.

Key Responsibilities for the Engineering Director - NPD will include:
> Developing Business strategy as part of MIL board
> Forming and operating world class development teams
> Project Selection and prioritisation for business growth
> Developing and optimising New Product Development processes
> On time delivery of new product releases
> Developing and optimising Intellectual Property strategy

Essential Requirements for consideration for the Engineering Director - NPD role will include:
> Several year's experience in senior management of Full Life Cycle Electrical/ Electronic product development for medium scale manufacturing.
> Proven ability to manage multi-disciplined teams delivering projects on time
> Excellent Project Management skills and awareness
> Commercially aware and technically astute
> Strong work ethic setting high standards of self and team
> Ability to analyse and solve complex problems and think out of the box
> Significant experience of stage-gate development processes
> Strong leadership ability and charisma
> Excellent communicator at all levels

Strongly Desirable attributes for the Engineering Director - NPD include:
> Professional experience in measurement /control and Instrumentation
> Specific qualifications in Project/Business management
> Chartered Engineer Status MIET or similar
> Experience of Critical Chain Project management techniques
> Experience in Intellectual Property, patents and UK Patent Box
> DFM experience

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very well established, world leading engineering company.

You will have full responsibility for the R&D / Engineering teams and work closely with the main board to deliver products in line with the overall business strategy.

If you have any specific questions about this Engineering Director - NPD role in Kent, please call Laura on 01582 87 88 32. To apply, email: Ldeal@redlinegroup.Com
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