Engineering Manager (6 month contract)

Full Time, Managerial / Executive
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical, Manufacturing / Warehouse
South Wales
Salary description:
Highly dependent on experience
Start Date:
Petrie Recruitment
Job Ref:

Contract Type: 6 month contract

Salary: Highly dependent on experience

Job Elements: -

·Overall responsible for the Innovation activities, including Research and Technology Management

·Ensure close alignment of Innovation activities with business strategy and activities in Core Engineering and Core Manufacturing

·Strive for additional external budget (e.g. subsidies) if applicable to foster the innovation activities

·Accountable for overall budget and headcount planning

·Ensure that adequate internal processes are defined and executed to allow a standardized and effective workflow in the department

·Development of product and technology roadmaps within innovation & research. Activities to be closely aligned with the strategy and engineering areas

·Ensure that market and technology trends are observed and related activities are deduced to explore new potential products and market opportunities

·Ensure that technology benchmarks and new project evaluations & assessments are executed

·Ensure that all research projects are executed successfully, following a gated process

·Ensure that the IP strategy is executed and best possible IP protection is secured for research and other project activities

What the company are seeking in the successful candidate: -

·Technical University Degree in engineering or comparable

·Experience in automotive industry

·Experience in engineering/program management & operations

·Proven leadership experience

·International experience

·Experience in Six Sigma tools

·Fluent English language skills are required

Petrie Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Company Description

Petrie Recruitment is a relatively small - but perfectly formed!! - business - and it provides staff for a wide range of (mainly permanent) job categories in several sectors, but does tend to focus on manufacturing and commercial positions, e.g. Engineering, General Management, Production Management, Logistics, Purchasing, H.R., Finance, I.T., Sales/Marketing and all aspects of Administration.

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