Engineering Development Manager

My client is a global technology group focused upon industrial automation, rail transportation and controls. We have a truly global customer base: our solutions are used in more than 180 countries worldwide and we have facilities in more than 50 countries.

They currently have an excellent opportunity for a Development Manager in the Heating Controls business. The right candidate will direct and guide a team of engineers and members of other functions to design and develop innovative new domestic heating control products for European markets under several well-known brands: Drayton, Eberle, Ranco, etc. Prior experience of domestic heating controls is not essential.

Main Responsibilities:

To plan and direct resources to ensure successful, on-time new product introductions

To plan and direct resources to ensure existing products remain competitive and compliant with safety, legal and environmental requirements

To identify and manage external development partners
To coordinate and facilitate communication with senior management and among cross-functional and international project teams

To continuously improve the product development processes


Successful track record of managing of new product developments

In-depth knowledge of Product Development processes

Strong leadership and man management skills

Experience of establishing and managing budgets

Experience of managing customer relationships

Education Required:

Degree in relevant engineering discipline

MS Project / Project Management Qualification an advantage

Travel: Up to 15% of time

My client designs and manufactures products and services used in appliances,
heating, air conditioning/cooling and refrigeration systems across a wide range
of industries in residential and commercial markets. We employ over 6,800
employees and have 15 manufacturing locations worldwide.

My client offers a competitive salary including a benefits package and the
advantages of a professional and international environment.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Plymouth, Exeter, Newton Abbot, Liskeard

Salary : 45,000 - 60,000 PA

Date Advertised : 15 Jan 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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