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TXM Recruit are looking for a Head of Product Design & Development on a permanent basis for a leading Supply Chain, Engineering & Manufacturing and Product Solutions business that works within the global Rail Industry.

Role Overview:
Responsible for leading the Product Design and Development teams based in Crewe. Support and develop existing and new innovative electronic & software products in accordance with national and internationally recognised standards and to meet customer requirements.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of up to 10 Principle/Senior Engineers and manage to schedule, cost and quality
  • Responsible for ensuring all engineering projects meet stringent safety, quality, cost and delivery targets for national and international markets.
  • Ensure the Engineering team defines, delivers competitive, validated designs and technical solutions to project and customer requirements.
  • Responsible for product technical, quality and safety standards and overseeing projects from inception through to final delivery and field testing to ensure compliance.
  • Work with the other Heads of Product Design & Development to review, maintain and develop engineering tools, software and processes that meet current and future products and business requirements.
  • Actively seek new technologies and develop into new products and technologies
  • Create the vision and strategic direction for new products, lead, inspire and motivate the team to deliver innovative solutions designs driving cultural and business change.
  • Represent the Company at external forums, conferences and exhibitions

Role Requirements:
  • Project management experience is essential
  • Embedded Software and Electronics experience is essential
  • Educated to a degree level or equivalent in an Engineering or Project Management discipline
  • Experience in a product development role operating at a 'Head of' level ideally
  • Background in product design, development, innovation and design for manufacture
  • Sound commercial and business acumen
  • Excellent proven leadership skills
  • Experience in the Rail industry is advantageous
25 days holiday + statutory Bank Holidays

  • DC Pension scheme
  • Car Allowance £482 per month
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Hybird working

    If you are interested in becoming a Head of Product Design & Development for a highly established Engineering business in Crewe please click 'APPLY' and we will be in touch