Global Head of New Product Development

Closing Date: 22nd August 2019
Reports To: Engineering Director
Position Summary:

Global Head of New Product Development

Location: Bath, UK – international travel required


About the role:

The creation of a new Global Engineering team at Rotork, has resulted in the exciting new role of Global Head of New Product Development. You will play a key role as part of the Engineering Leadership Team to provide strategic support to the delivery of Rotork New Product Developments.

You will manage and develop the new product development from initial concept to commercialised product, launch process and lead the Global NPD team to help drive improved performance. Working closely with other function leads you will ensure flawless, effective product release across the business, define and implement recovery plans for projects that are not performing and participate in the development of costings and business cases for NPD projects.

This is a new and exciting role within our organisation and is the perfect opportunity for someone who thrives on a challenge and is excited by the opportunity to shape the role to support our growth plans.

About you:

Having succeeded in a global operations role within a manufacturing organisation, you will have proven success of strategic new product development delivery, leadership, resource and workload management and budgetary control.

Your focus on the customer and experience of technical, commercial and operational complexities has allowed you to successfully identify and manage key projects. Your ability to make decisions quickly and formulate strategies and concepts, enables you to thrive in being able to balance short-term focus on results with developing longer-term strategies.

You will ideally have a degree level qualification or relevant experience, in an engineering or science discipline. You will be agile, analytical, with business acumen and the ability to engage a motive others and build collaborative relationships. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to make your mark in this brand-new role.

In return we will provide a great working environment, competitive salary and benefits package.

About Us:

Rotork is a Global FTSE 250 engineering company, the market leading valve actuator manufacturer and flow control and instrumentation company, operating in any market where the flow of liquids, gases or powders needs to be controlled. Our customers rely on us for innovative, high quality engineered products and services, many of which are used in mission-critical applications.

We are embarking on a period of exciting change to significantly grow our business and consolidate our world-wide market leadership position.

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Location: Bath, UK
Division: Rotork Controls
Rotork Office: UK - Bath - Rotork Controls Limited
Job Type: Full Time
Area Of Interest: Engineering
Contact: Yoshi Danily
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