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Engineering Manager

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R&D Manager required for exciting new function in a manufacturing company in Galway. You will be required to have project and people management with an engineering degree in a manufacturing industry. 
this function is primarily about managing a team and a number of projects running simultaneously. Also looking to improve the products within the company
R&D / Engineering Manager

The R&D Manager will be responsible for new product development, product improvements, product modifications, initiating research and providing a high level of services. The prosperous candidate will have responsibility for the R&D department, through strong leadership abilities the R&D Manager will guide the team ensuring projects are delivered on time, while working with the management team to grow the business through innovation and industry best practice always ensuring the highest level of quality and safety are achieved.

   » Plan, budget, track and execute new product development activities
   » Drive and lead project management activities (e.g. User needs, project planning, tracking, risk management, prioritisation, reporting, communications etc.)
   » Continuously monitor project performance against resource, timing, budget, risk and results
   » Ensure alignment of projects and programs with business strategy; also initiate proposals located on customer feedback, opportunities for improvement, new trends and technologies.
   » Monitor and evaluate actual performance versus plan and determine improvements to drive enhanced performance and department effectiveness.
   » Liaising with Sales & Marketing to support the commercialisation of new products
   » Management of the R&D team to deliver projects on time in line with business needs
   » Carry out practiccapability studies and evaluate the commercial benefit of potential projects
   » Provides guidance and training to staff, assist subordinates in attaining career goals, and motivate individuals to achieve results, and recruit / maintain a high quality of staff.
   » Develop and maintain department processes in line with Industry best practice.
   » Ensure that engineering staff are motivated and engaged through the process of regular coaching and performance management, and that individual development plans meet individual and group development needs in alignment with the demands of the business.

Desired expertise and practice
   » Bachelor Degree (L8) in significant engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical. Masters degree an advantage.
   »8-10 years of direct engineering practice along with practice of leading teams working on multiple projects to a high standards of excellence.
   » practice with polymer processing technologies and polymer materials
   » expertise of tooling technologies along with engineering workshop equipment
   » Results driven and able to deliver with proven track record
   » Excellent oral communication and presentation expertise (written, verbal and visuals).
   » Commercially aware, able to develop effective project, capital and operational plans.
   » Proven people management expertise with previous practice in a people management position.
   » capability to deal with and manage change. Demonstrated flexibility and capability to adapt to changing requirements.
   »3D CAD practice with PTC Creo, Solidworks or Similar
   » Effectively handle multiple priorities in parallel

Contact Us by Fiona Keane at 091 507 502 or 086 027 9952 or email if you would like more information. 


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Job Location: Galway City
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Post Date: 02/14/2018 / Viewed 13 times
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