4 days ago

Head of Research & Development Manager (R&D)

Crawley Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: AT - 71278

Have solid experience in Medical Device R&D and knowledge of ISO13485?

Are you in a lead role looking for your next move up to a Manager role or currently in a Manger or ‘Head of’ position looking for a new challenge with a well-established and growing business?

We are working exclusively with a leading, Sussex based, Medical Device manufacturing business who are looking to bring in a Head of Research and Development Manager to work on both their existing portfolio and new product development.

There is currently an established and well performing team who are passionate about their work and your objective moving forwards will be to lead them enabling further self-development and to take the technical lead on project work.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Lead the R&D team to focus on the development of new devices
  • Provide technical oversight, mentoring, guidance and training where needed
  • Work cross-departmentally to ensure new products come to market in a timely and cost effective way
  • Be responsible for all IP management processes, keeping the data up to date at all times
  • Ensure department activities are in line with the company’s strategic plan
  • Oversee and review technical documentation to ensure content is accurate and up to date
  • Develop cost and time plans for new projects and track on an ongoing basis

The successful candidate will have the below attributes:

  • Be able to take a technical lead in customer facing situations but also be able to deliver information to non-technical people in a concise, easy to understand format
  • Have a BEng or BSc or similar in a relevant discipline such as Product/Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering.
  • Experience of 3D CAD and attached analysis tools
  • Be able to lead and motivate a team and have excellent communication skills
  • An investigative mindset, to be able to come up with novel solutions to ensure projects stay on target

In return, my client offers a wonderful work environment where people are able to develop and thrive in a supportive environment. You will receive a competitive salary and have the opportunity to work on market leading products

Please contact Andy at Harris Lord for more information or Apply now.

Harris Lord are working as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this position.

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