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Research & Development Manager - Global Medical Device Company - Based in Essex - Southern

£Excellent + bonus + other non taxable benefits - Medical/Pharmaceutical - Research & Development
Ref: 102 Date Posted: Monday 12 Mar 2018
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Research & Development Manager                                                               

Location: Essex, South UK

Full relocation assistance


The Opportunity

Reporting to the Head of Research and Development, the R&D manager is responsible for delivering business objectives in relation to new product development, on time and within budget.

Managing a large growing team and product development lifecycle of around 18 months, this role demands a focused leader who has significant experience leading a research and development team. They will ideally come from a medical devices business, however, proven success in delivering commercial, technical products to a highly-regulated standard would be considered.

As a part of the senior leadership team, you can contribute to the definition and planning of the new product development portfolio.

Growing and developing your team of engineers and designers, capitalising on their strengths, developing their skills and nurturing leadership potential. You will encourage a challenging mindset across the business to ensure capabilities are maximised and continuous improvements implemented.

You must be technically credible; an engineering or technical product development background is essential as it the experience of delivering commercially successful products to market.

The position requires a strong leader to take ownership of the NPD delivery, reporting in are exceptional group leaders with considerable experience of NPD within a highly regulated industry and various levels of experience in terms of designers and engineers to form your completed team.


The Company

Our client is a global Medical Device company with multiple facilities in the UK, across Europe, The USA and Asia.

The development and manufacturing site based in Essex, is a key contributor to the company’s portfolio. Boasting a research and development team of 35 multi-disciplinary engineers and designers and a facility fully equipped with the latest computer-aided design and modelling technologies, to enable them to develop medical workstations and fluid management products & accessories, and industrial Remote Visual Inspection devices.

Producing world class products in terms of Quality, Cost and Delivery isn't just desirable, it's essential. Therefore, in today's fast moving, ever changing world, they continue to invest in both their people and the latest equipment and processes to remain at the forefront in manufacturing technology.


The Next Step

Medical Engineers would invite enquiries from research and development leaders from the medical technology and other highly regulated industries, regardless of your current team size and structure we will treat all communication in strict confidence.

Calls can be arranged outside office hours, please let us know in your communication and we will get this arrange at a time to suit you.


Specialists in consultancy

At Medical Engineers we have a range of technical consulting jobs in the medical engineering industry throughout the UK. Requiring a broad range of technical and management skills and most importantly the ability to communicate effectively. Consultancy roles require candidates with unique abilities. Roles vary in length of contract depending on clients’ requirements.

Our degree qualified consultants have specialist knowledge of the UK medical engineering consultancy job market. We have a successful track record in finding the best candidates for our clients who know and trust Medical Engineers to understand their business requirements.

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