R&D Manager

Location: Lidcombe, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Contact: Gry Jochumsen

About the Company

Global consumer and commercial products manufacturer, which has grown significantly over the past 5 years in Australia. The business has a number of successful and trusted brands and continue to invest in their R&D strategy. Manufacturing is combined by local and overseas capabilities.

About the Role

You will lead the R&D team, to manage projects to design and develop new consumer and commercial products. The focus is on new product development, short time to market and innovative problem solving.

  • Set the R&D agenda
  • Guide projects from Concept development through to testing and manufacturing
  • In-house prototyping, validation & testing
  • Creating Bills of Materials (BOM) and technical documentation
  • Foster sound Project Manage practices and for the team to autonomously own their projects
  • Collaborate with local and overseas suppliers

Skills & Experience

It is important that you are looking for a long-term role, with a business that will provide career development, stability and investment in R&D. You need to have most of the below criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical Engineering
  • Leading a small R&D team
  • 10 years minimum consumer product design experience
  • Automotive parts / architectural hardware experience ideal
  • Concept design and short design cycles
  • Strong SolidWorks or similar software skills

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY button and apply or contact Gry Jochumsen on (02) 8024 7114 for a confidential discussion.