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Research & Development Team Lead

  • Location

    Malvern, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary

  • Contact:

    Rachel Clarke

  • Contact email:

    rachel@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    RC30601_1569839725

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Research & Development Team Lead

Malvern

Competitive Salary - Dependent on experience


A great opportunity has arisen as an R&D Team Lead to join a high-tech and expanding research and development organisation in Malvern. The role will require a good mix of technical understanding and strong leadership / line-management responsibility to drive teams forward to deliver against technical projects.


The R&D Team Lead will manage a multi-disciplinary team and collaborate with Project Managers, Product Managers and Software Team Leaders to deliver customer solutions. Responsibilities will include;

-Line managing and supporting career development of R&D team members
-Fostering an engineering culture which strives towards on-time delivery of high-quality innovative solutions
-Coordinate with other R&D and cross-functional leaders to adapt to changing business priorities
-Manage a thorough diagnoses and resolution of quality issues, with a focus on Design for Six Sigma (DfSS) and Design for excellence (DfX)
-Understand and mentor team members in design techniques, experimentation, analysis and domain understanding
-Guide the development of new products through ensuring the correct technical direction is taken and taking on technical responsibility as appropriate


Requirements for the R&D Team Lead role;

-Experience of working in a role involving significant Operations/Service interaction, including engineering change control (ECN) processes, customer feedback and experience of Lean manufacturing techniques (i.e. SPC).
-A Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline - Physics, Mathematics or equivalent. PhD in relevant discipline may also be useful.
-3 - 5 years' experience in a system development/technical environment
-Proven ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and soft skills to collaborate with other departments
-A result driven and innovative mind-set that ensures project delivery through flexibility of approach.


Based in Malvern the role of R&D Team Lead is offering a competitive salary in a high-tech R&D environment. It is commutable from: Worcester, Hereford, Ross on Wye, Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Leominster and Ledbury.


To apply, please send your CV to Rachel Clarke or contact 01905 613413