R&D Manager Mechanical Design Co Galway
R&D Department Manager - Mechanical Design Role Overview: In his scope of management i.e. the department of the Mechanical Engineering discipline: Hierarchically manage a group of engineers/technicians in the Mechanical Design Engineering discipline. Especially ensuring the right level of capabilities, competencies and expertise. Drive product technology development for Mechanical elements. Drive Product & Technology development within the Mechanical Engineering product scope. Responsibilities: Manage team of team leaders/engineers and technicians (missions, objectives, mid and annual reviews, career evolutions. Allocate staff in the various projects form both direct and central service teams and support Project team in priorities management. Responsible for team recruitment in line with department plans/budget and resource footprint. Develop the team competency level to properly handle new/future projects and new/future Technologies. Ensure regular review of project activities and timing and support team members in overall task planning. Prepare Cost & Effort Estimation and time scheduling of projects/activities for new projects. Product/Technology Management. Responsible for the Product Design – Mechanical Elements in alignment with overall product design concept. Develop key technology roadmap for discipline aligned with overall product platform strategy. Support new business development by development and participation in presentations , proposals, concepts, demos etc. Drive Product & Technology Innovation and Patent creation. Standards & Process. Drive the development and release of standard, methods & tools within the Mechanical Engineering discipline. Participate in Design Reviews and Platform reviews / DR0 reviews providing input/approval etc. ensuring functional, robust & competitive design. Budget. Responsible to contribute to overall department, propose, review & track to ensure alignment and Propose yearly department equipment investment plan. Qualifications. Essential: Engineering Degree or equivalent. 10/15 years of experience in mechanical product development. Electronic/Mechatronic Product development experience.
257 days ago