Product Development Manager

Product Development Manager

Job Title: Product Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 13361/001_1493115931
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 25, 2017 11:25

Job Description





We are currently looking for an experienced Product Development Manager to join an automotive supplier at their site in Warwickshire.

The Product Development Manager will lead a team of Project Leaders to deliver new product development projects for automotive engine systems.

Key responsibilities:

  • Define product development processes for project portfolio
  • Lead a team of Project Leaders to deliver materials development projects in line with targets
  • Track project deliverables; no. of new products, budget indicators, gate status
  • Participate in technology committee meetings and identify new products in the market
  • Budget management, stage gate project reports and identify capex requirements
  • Present projects to customers and internal stakeholders and co-ordinate engine testing

Key requirements:

  • Degree qualified engineer (Materials Science/Automotive)
  • Experience of leading teams in the delivery of product development projects
  • Knowledge/experience of materials science/tribology/automotive engineering projects
  • Knowledge of internal combustion engines - advantageous
  • Knowledge of APQP and FMEA processes
  • Ability to travel to manufacturing sites in the UK and abroad
  • Strong leadership and communication skills

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