Global Head of Product Improvement Engineering

Closing Date: 25th August 2019
Reports To: Group Engineering Director
Position Summary:

Global Head of Product Improvement Engineering

Location: Lucca, Italy or Bath, Leeds or Manchester, 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 Product Improvement Engineering. 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 product improvement engineering team to maximise return from our current product portfolio. You will manage and develop product improvement engineering activities globally to drive product manufacturability, efficiency or market position.

The role has the flexibility to be based at Lucca, Italy or one of our UK sites; Bath, Leeds or Chadderton. 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 global operations role within a manufacturing organisation, you will have proven success of strategic technical product management, leadership, resource and workload management and budgetary control. You will be experienced in managing product improvement engineering activities; value engineering, obsolescence management, quality, manufacturing and supply chain improvements.

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 hold 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.

For the full job description please download the document below.

Location: Flexible on location: Lucca, Italy or UK sites: Bath / Leeds / Manchester
Division: Rotork Controls
Rotork Office: Italy - Lucca - Rotork Fluid Systems Srl
Job Type: Full Time
Area Of Interest: Engineering
Contact: Yoshi Danily
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