NPD Leader

Job ID: 8833


Date posted
31st January 2024
West Midlands
United Kingdom
£80,000 to £100,000
££High Neg Basic Plus Superb Exec Benefits Package + Car

An enviable opportunity to join this British Manufacturer offering excellent long term career prospects!

NPD Leader ( Lighting )  £££ Six Figure Package Plus Bonus + Exec Benefits Package + Travel

Our Client, has a International reputation for providing products and solutions that are used in Domestic, Commercial, and Industrial environments. Quality, reliability and 'fit-for-purpose' performance are the key elements of their on going success.
To maintain this position requires continual technical innovation against a background of changing legislation and a commitment at every level to reduce carbon emissions....
This is a new position in the Executive team and reflects the importance of this function by it now being represented at the boardroom table.
The organisation is now ideally positioned to enter a period of rapid & significant growth based on exploiting their innovative new products and now wish to recruit an exceptional Technical Director, whose principal task will be to provide a product road map to substantially increase sales and earnings. This is an autonomous role offering real accountability and an opportunity for personal development in an organisation with considerable growth potential.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Group Managing Director with budget responsibility for the "Technical" dept. this ‘Hands on’ role will focus on total accountability for the technical areas for the business and engineering strategy, with overall team management this role encompasses technology responsibility, providing a coordinating role, product road mapping implementation, quality control, product design and support for all NPD initiatives including strategy, development, and strategic sourcing...
With a strong order book for the next two years within the businesses core market you will be tasked with developing new product and applications into the Specification / Trade markets.
You must provide clear leadership, not only in terms of strategic market direction and business planning but also in the overall management development of the organisation.

Personal Credentials

A high performing technical leader with a background in Electro / Mechanical engineering, ideally gained within an Electronics/ Lighting environment would be distinctly advantageous! This could be your first general management appointment...
You will be commercially astute, with exceptional communication and relationship building skills along with the ability to inspire and develop others to maximise performance and activity
You must be entrepreneurial, ambitious, and motivated with the ability to drive the business forward into this period of expansion, with personal capability to grow with the business as it develops in the UK and overseas.

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