Product Development - Leader
£ very competitive plus excellent benefits
My Client is a market leader in their field, with a comprehensive range of products. They are a global company with solutions to suit all. They are currently looking to recruit a Product Development - Leader, to be mainly focused on leading the development of the Company's core product range with a strong bias toward electronic engineering. Also to provide lead product design capability in the product range and assist the Product Development Manager in managing new product design & development enhancing the Product portfolio and supporting the Quality and Standards Manager in improving product quality standard.
The Role: Product Development - Leader
Manage and lead a PD team and support various tasks in the PD section
Support research and development of innovative technologies and products
Requirements and engineering specification creation
Review and approval of technical documentation
Supplier acquisition, liaison and management & negotiation improving profitability
Lead product verification and validation
Product quality improvements and upgrades providing cost savings and implementing Total Quality Cost Management where applicable.
Product technical support primarily to Engineering colleagues and internal customers
Preparation of detailed electronic schematics and component technical drawings
Mechanical interface and design
Aid the sales and engineering team in translating customer requirements into technical solutions
Support the engineering team in the development of its working practices and processes achieve better efficiency
Skills / Experience / Qualifications: Product Development - Leader
Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics product development or similar.
Strong practical experience with electronics and mechanical product development.
Extensive knowledge of analogue and digital electronics including micro processing, DSP, video signal processing.
Knowledge of camera, optics, acoustics, LCD's and digital recording technology's
Knowledgeable of modern automotive electronic architecture, multiplex communication protocols and systems.
MCAD & ECAD & PCB development tools, Electronic circuit simulation programs
Genuine interest in modern technology
Experienced at leading a team
Attention to detail is critical
Flexibility to multi-task
Resourceful to provide technical support
Practical aptitude with methodical approach to detail
Able to work to deadlines
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