Product Development - Leader

  • Negotiable
  • Kent
  • Commercial Services Trading Ltd

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

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

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