Development Manager – Fibre Optics

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time

My client, a leading manufacturer of Fibre Optic Components and Solutions, is now offering an exciting opportunity for a Development Manager to join their growing team.

Based at their site in Suffolk, you will be responsible for the overall management of multiple projects through all NPI phases.

As Development Manager, you will oversee the procurement of engineering material requirements for existing development projects, create and manage project schedules, and manage plans for all new development projects. This includes ensuring effective plans are in place for resourcing material and equipment and ensuring testing requirements are met and achieved to schedule and on budget.

The successful Development Manager will grow and develop their team, managing their performance and expectations to the scope of company and department objectives.

For the right candidate, my client can offer a competitive salary, and the opportunity to work within an exciting and rapidly growing organisation.


A relevant Science/Engineering Degree (optics, material science, physics, engineering etc.)


5 – 10 years’ experience in engineering management.

Working knowledge of efficient production processes and modern manufacturing techniques.

An understanding of fibre optic concepts.

Proficient with MS Office Software.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required for this role.

Experience with fibre optic products development, manufacturing and testing is desirable.

Salary: Negotiable, dependent on experience.

Additional Information:

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Skills: Development Manager, Engineer, Optics, Fibre Optics, Manufacturing, Development, NPI

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