|Job Ref:||204738583||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Civil and Structural||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Newcastle upon Tyne||Address:||Post Code:||NE2||Salary:||£40000 - £45000/annum Plus benefits||Post Date:||05/10/2016 03:45|
Our client is a leading manufacturer of high-end bespoke home products built to a world-class standard and sold internatiionally. Due to growth they now require a Product Development Manager to join their Operations Management team based in their North East facility. |
You will be responsible for the development of a team of Product Engineers and Cost Estimator utilising the latest 3D CAD software, and ensuring that Product Development process becomes a core competency, and differentiator to support the profitable growth of the business.
The team will be responsible for all NPI on bespoke projects, customisation, range extensions, and standard product improvements, providing a first class service to their sales team, customers, and clients, along with clear, concise and complete work instructions for their highly skilled production team.
You will also be involved in:
• Sales visuals
• Site surveys
• Manufacturing drawings
• Work instructions
• Templates and tooling
• Technical support (to sales and production)
You will be a qualified designer, mechanical engineer or upholsterer with an excellent knowledge of Solid Works, and competent in its use, with at least 3 years experience of managing a Product Development Team in a bespoke manufacturing environment.
Highly numerate, with strong IT skills you will need to demonstrate a good standard of commercial and financial acumen.
A self motivated and enthusiastic individual, you will be passionate about product and design, process driven and structured in approach, and with the people skills that promotes team work and getting the best from your team.
Applicants MUST be adept in their use and knowledge of SolidWorks