ATR Technical Research Manager - Swindon

Negotiable - Engineering
Ref: 130 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Sep 2018
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Our client designs, sources and manages production technology for automobile manufactures, with the aim of creating a high-efficiency production line.

Role
Research Manager/Engineer for Advanced Technology Research Group.

Duties will include:

  • Management of dedicated Technical Research function
  • Researching new automotive production engineering technology.
  • Assessing and collecting technical information by participating in conferences and exhibitions.
  • Investigating the research activity of other manufacturing companies, research institutes and universities.
  • Arrange the gathered technical information and analyse technology trends.
  • Manage projects and develop good relationship with companies, universities and research institutes etc…

Candidate requirements:

  • At least 5 years experience in a research & development field, including research postgraduate.
  • Deep knowledge in a specialised field of industrial manufacturing/production is favourable.
  • Good understanding of engineering.
  • Strong scientific background.
  • Minimum of 3 Years experience in manpower / group management
  • Mechanical, electrical or material engineering degree or higher.
  • A foreign language would be an advantage, particularly German
  • Good teamwork.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills at all levels.
  • Proactive, enthusiastic, open and responsive to change.
  • Self disciplined and the ability to lead projects, work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • A flexible working approach