NPD Manager

Based South East
Scientific & Research Sector

Part of a successful engineering group this well-established company is at the forefront of design and engineering for highly sophisticated niche products for the scientific and research sectors globally. Their range of products includes generic designs as well as bespoke and cutting edge.

Their design team undertakes both blue sky design and engineering as well as adding new features and updating ranges, covering mechanical and electrical design as well as value engineering and product improvement.

The success of the business over the last few years has placed a greater emphasis on new product development, driven by marketing and customer feedback, and this has created a role for an NPD champion to effectively manage and coordinate projects from concept to reality. Following initial customer and market research, the NPD Manager will develop a business case for the project and then take it through all design and development stages to completion.

Ideally you will be an experienced in NPD project management and coordination, having marketing, engineering, projects and design skills to enable you to take a product from initial market need through to successful launch. This will involve working closely with all departments including design, engineering, sales, marketing, manufacturing and finance.

Based in the UK, the role will involve liaison and meeting with customers internationally, as well as nationally.

To apply, please forward your career resume to engineering@chestertongray.com
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