Job Title: Senior New Product Development (NPD) Engineer
Reporting to: Operations Director
Location: Witham, Essex
Responsible for the development and project management of new products, worldwide;
Take the lead in a small, 100% NPD-dedicated team towards the achievement of the key result areas defined below;
Personal leadership of, and contribution to, the NPD team and wider organisation to deliver new products to an agreed time and cost plan;
To help position our client as a leading product developer within its target markets;
To develop competencies, skills and contributions of the NPD team.
Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline (electrical/electronic or electro-mechanical)
Able to demonstrate a successful NPD track record gained in an electronic sensor technology or similar environment.
Effective team player & a strong understanding of NPD/market dynamics.
Creative, highly motivated and energetic, you will possess good organisational & communication skills plus the ability and ambition to progress your career beyond this role.
Key result areas:
Successful project management to realise current and future NPD strategy;
Achievement of targets (specifics to be agreed) focussed on number of new products launched per annum and their revenue/gross margin contributions;
Development of new detailed, time and costed NPD plans to augment current NPD strategy.
Demonstrable personal development of NPD team.
Reports to the Operations Director;
Significant customer and 'industry-influencers' contact;
Significant interaction with all members of Smith Flow Control;
Interaction with Halma Group colleagues;
Whilst the role is based at our clients' HQ in Witham, it will necessitate regular visits to their hubs in USA, China and India in addition to visiting Halma Group companies worldwide and, as/when required, international customers. reed.co.uk - 10 months ago