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Design and Innovation Manager

Telford | | Engineering

Recruiter: Prince Personnel Ltd

Design and Innovation ManagerTelfordPermanent Circa £45000 - £55000 (Depending on level of experience) We are working with an established client based in Telford who currently have a fantastic opportunity for and experienced Design and Innovation Manager to lead the design and prototype areas of the business. This is a fresh leadership role whereby the main purpose will be to guide and develop the design team and use your engineering expertise to develop a new way of working in terms of process planning and improvement. The Design and Innovation Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing the day to day activates for new product design and introduction
  • Coordinate client projects from a design and prototype perspective in conjunction with the commercial and manufacturing teams
  • Improve the design process focussing on innovation, value engineering and cost-effective solutions for clients
  • Take ownership for the New Product Development process for an efficient introduction into manufacturing
  • Develop market knowledge and utilise expertise in order to drive innovation through the business
Skills and Experience
  • Proven experience in managing design / process engineering departments within a manufacturing / assembly environment
  • Commercially minded with the ability to coach, lead and mentor a developing team
  • A strong background in design engineering and previous experience within prototype build
  • Good understanding and experience in working with Lean manufacturing principles
  • A real analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills and exceptional communication and leadership skills
  • A HND/HNC/ Engineering degree or equivalent will be essential
The application process: We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment. About UsPrince Personnel are an employment agency working on behalf of our ; Whether you’re seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment or contract you’ll find us easy to deal ; Located in thriving Telford, we focus on jobs in Shropshire, Staffordshire and North ; Prince Personnel specialise in commercial, accounts and finance and technical ; With the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you. Reference: AA23940 More

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