NPD Project Leader Worcester £45,000

Huxley Associates
£35,000 per annum
30 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

NPD Project Leader Worcester £45,000

Huxley Engineering and one of the UK's leading names in White Goods are looking to recruit an NPD Project Leader on a permanent basis for their offices in Worcestershire, owing to continued growth and succession planning within the organisation.

Reporting into the Product Design Manager, this Engineering & Manufacturing Giant are looking to recruit a New Product Development Project Leader with a strong industrial design / design engineering background in New Product Development in Consumer Products.

This New Product Development Project Leader role offers a great opportunity for the successful NPD Project Leader to demonstrate their creativity and get involved in some exciting projects and as NPD Project Leader, you will need consumer product design experience, combined with an innovative and inspiring approach to NPD work.

Responsibilities of the NPD Project Leader role:
* To lead a small team of Designers/Engineers in both the UK and China offices
* Developing products from an initial brief through to production and ensuring that all deadlines are met.
* Investigate potential new technologies / techniques that could benefit NPD and future products
* Design and develop new product concept ideas.
* Provide aesthetic and user orientated design solutions to the specifications and requirements.
* Creating prototypes to prove out & develop new concepts and design solutions.
* Testing products, components, prototypes, technologies, recording test results for review and action
* Ensure that projects comply with current legislation, Health and Safety regulations, and strict compliance with R&D Reliability and Document Control best practice.

Knowledge and experience required for NPD Project Leader role:
* Degree in an Industrial / Product Design or Mechanical Engineering discipline (BSc / BEng)
* Ideally five years' experience in an Industrial / Product Design/ Mechanical Engineering role
* Previous experience of driving New Product Development and New Product Integration within a White-Goods / Consumer Goods environment (or similar industry)
* Experience of leading multi-disciplinary NPD Teams (Mechanical, Electronics, Manufacturing)

For the successful NPD Project Leader role, a salary of up to £45,000 is on offer for the successful NPD Project Leader and this NPD Project Leader role is commutable from Worcester, Birmingham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Evesham, Cheltenham and Kidderminster.

To be considered for this NPD Project Leader, please apply via the link below.

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