R&D Manager

Företag: CV-Library
Typ av jobb: Full-time
50000 - 55000 GBP/Year

Opportunity for an R&D Manager to join a market-leading international manufacturer who is investing substantially in growing their business.

The company are well established, financially stable and very ambitious. They have grown by 50% in the last five years and target another 50% increase over the next five years. The culture is friendly, positive, empowering and team orientated. The business is currently going through a period of expansion, and several exciting improvement projects are being implemented.

As the R&D Manager, you will coach, lead and mentor the R&D team to deliver the annual R&D programme, implement new product ideas and drive change to improve efficiency. Your overall objective will be to ensure the product range's sustainable competitive advantage and reputation as a market leader. You will work closely with the Technical Director. Detailed responsibilities will include: -

Defining and leading the implementation of the R&D plan
Overseeing all R&D projects
Reviewing team performance against objectives
Setting objectives for the team and ensuring personal developments plans are in place
Carrying out regular 1 to 1 reviews, providing performance feedback, coaching, and training
Reviewing team capacity and identifying skills needs to achieve objectives
Recruiting new members of the team
Working with the R&D team to generate creative ideas for product innovation
Identifying technical challenges and risks
Carrying out product and market researchTo apply for the R&D Manager position, you will need: -

A proven track record of successful people leadership
A background in research and development
Ideally qualified to HNC level or above in a relevant scientific discipline
Experience with chemical formulation/development would be an advantageIn return, the R&D Manager will receive a salary in the region of £55,000, 25 holidays plus the eight bank holidays; a pension contribution matched up to 5%, life assurance, private health care and critical illness cover.

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