R&D Engineering Manager

Location UK / Antrim Town Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1349748

 Job Description

R&D Engineering Manager Antrim Salary: Depending on Experience Job Reference: LI895622

R&D Engineering Manager

Salary: Depending on Experience

Job Reference: LI895622

Vickerstock are currently looking for a R&D Engineering Manager for our Engineering and Manufacturing Client based in the Antrim Area. The R&D Engineering Manager will work closely with the Sensor Design Team Manager and be responsible for the hardware design and development of tyre pressure sensor modules in a high volume environment. The reason for this position is due to the business expanding into new geographic regions and markets.

Key Duties:

The R&D Engineering Manager will be responsible for the following duties;

  • Ensuring day to day staff management of the Sensor Hardware team
  • Managing team member’s performance and supporting the ongoing development of team members.
  • Develop team training matrix to develop team and team member skills.
  • Ensuring sensor hardware products are developed in line with our NPDE^2 development process
  • Keep abreast of current and emerging hardware technologies and tools in an effort to achieve “right first time mind-set” and adoption of best practices into the sensor hardware team to provide best in class project execution.
  • Grow relevant simulation capability within the team in an effort to reduce project development times through increased efficiency.
  • Support functional team when issues arise and develop plans to support customer during escalation and problem resolution
  • Continuously striving to improve and maintain team motivation and morale
  • Develop recruitment strategy working closely with HR and developing links with Universities and Further Education
  • Ensure compliance at all times with company and relevant regulatory standards.
  • Monitor current and introduction of relevant performance measures and KPI’s set for your team.
  • Communicate in a timely and effective manner with members of your team and other parts of the business

Essential Criteria:

The R&D Engineering Manager must be able to demonstrate to following criteria;

  • Honors degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • 5 years plus experience in a similar role
  • Significant practical experience of leading an engineering team
  • Proven track record of delivering Product Development on time within a budget
  • Previous Management Experience

Contact Leah Irwin to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page

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