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Engineering Manager - NPD

Summary Details:
Job Title:
Engineering Manager - NPD
Reference:
NAG
Job Type:
Permanent
Sectors/Jobs:
Engineering, Engineering Management
Location:
Kent
Salary:
Negotiable
Date Posted:
Thu 2nd Nov 2017, 03:28pm
Full Description:
An Engineering Manager is required to join a firm of global repute, as they embark on a period of expansion through the opening of a secondary site in Kent.

The post holder will be tasked to establish, lead and manage a team of engineers on site with the purpose of executing the firm's New Product R&D, while ensuring alignment to the overall product development strategy. You will actively lead the team promoting a "can-do" attitude and liaising with Engineering and Product management and production teams at company HQ, and find and develop partnerships with key outside resources to help the team to work concurrently with external partners and technical resources to deliver products within a set framework of timing, scope and budget to deliver agreed results.

As Engineering Manager - NPD, you will adopt industry best practice to drive continuous improvement in development techniques.

Key requirements include:

* Experience of leading, managing and motivating technology teams.
* Very strong project management skills, Critical Chain experience desirable.
* Excellent communication, leadership and planning skills.
* Ability to lead teams and empower staff.
* Ability to innovate and create new concepts.
* Ability to communicate and engage with team members and the wider organisation.
* Ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural and multinational environment.
* Negotiation, persuasion and influencing skills.
* Ability to prioritise and work to a range of timescales.
* Ability to provide business focused solutions and advice.

Candidates will need to be educated to degree level in Engineering or a related technology subject, and have at least three years in experience in Site Lead/R&D role of a fully life cycle embedded product development, and have at last five years experience of managing a team of multi-disciplinary engineers in a commercial environment.

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