Global Head of New Product Development (NPD)

Closing Date: 31st May 2019
Reports To: Group Engineering Director
Position Summary:

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 Engineering excellence. You will lead the global NPD team to ensure successful delivery of New Product Developments and manage and develop new products and their launch process across the business. You will ensure the flawless, effective product releases to the business through working closely with other function leads to drive success.

The role has the flexibility to be based at either our Bath or Leeds site in the UK or Lucca, Italy. This is a new and exciting role within our organisation 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 similar role you will have proven success of strategic NPD delivery, leadership, resource and workload management and budgetary control. Your passion to focus on the customer, and your 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 a degree level qualification or relevant experience, in an engineering or science discipline. You will be agile, analytical, with 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 provided 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 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.

 

For the full job description please download the document below.

 

 

Location: Leeds (UK), Bath (UK) or Lucca (Italy)
Division: Rotork Controls
Rotork Office: UK - Bath - Rotork Controls Limited
Job Type: Full Time
Area Of Interest: Engineering
Contact: Recruitment Team
Contact Email: Rotork.Recruitment@rotork.com

Please send fully up to date CV and full letter of application, stating how your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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