NPI / R&D Manager

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At Hammonds, we believe wholeheartedly that fitted furniture and tailored storage has the power to transform homes. Our family run business has been crafting beautiful furniture for over 90 years, utilising any space to create well-ordered homes all over the UK so that our customers can live better.

An opportunity has arisen at our Operations Hub based in Hinckley for an NPI/R&D Manager.  Reporting directly to the Board and leading a small but dedicated NPI/R&D team you will be responsible for co-developing, engineering and managing the introduction of new products to a high-quality standard.

You will have previous management experience and be able to utilise your NPI/R&D skills and experience, ideally gained within a similar environment.  A passion for furniture would be advantageous, but not essential.

As NPI / R&D Manager, your key responsibilities include:

Successful initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of multiple New Production Introductions.

Cross- functional project management of the NPD process from design through to launch, in accordance to agreed business plans to deliver projects on time, on cost and to quality.

Line managing responsibility, developing and monitoring the performance of your team

Working closing with Marketing and other departments to assist with new product launches.

Ensuring new products are designed for manufacture, ease and speed of installation and can be competitively sourced

To succeed in this NPI/R&D Manager role, you will:

Have a relevant Degree/Qualification.

Experience in a supervisory/management role within a similar business area

Demonstratable knowledge in product design, 3D CAD skills, budget management, production engineering and materials knowledge.

Be self-motivated, have good initiative and an out the box thinker.     

Other benefits of becoming our NPI/R&D Manager include:

Competitive Salary

Car Allowance.

Contributory Pension.

Free on-site car parking.

Free Eye test vouchers

On-site Staff Canteen

Car Leasing Scheme

23 days annual holiday, increasing to 33 with service, plus Statutory Bank Holidays.

Recommend a Friend incentive

Long service recognition

Discounted staff purchase scheme.

If you would like to join our progressive family business as our NPI/R&D Manager, please click apply and complete our application process.

N.B: vacancies may be filled prior to the expiry date.

Strictly no agencies please
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