Product Development Manager
£45,000 - £55,000 basic + Company car, pension + benefits
Our client, an expanding division of a major Group, specialises within commercial and industrial lighting solutions for a variety of applications including hospitality, commercial and retail. Success can be attributed to their ability to manufacture standard and custom made solutions in an efficient and professional manner. Your role will be managing and overseeing the entire process from design brief through to installation.
As the focal point for the sales team you will be involved in all new standard and bespoke product tenders going through the various stages of quotations, estimating, CAD drawings, prototype manufacturing. You will be constantly liaising with sales, purchasing, production, manufacturing and logistics departments to ensure all practical and commercial elements are adhered to. This represents an all encompassing role for a seasoned lighting sales professional experienced in management, manufacturing, product design and development.
The ideal candidate will be a hands on, practical design manager comfortable on site resolving practical issues and confident presenting proposal documents and new product introductions. You should be proficient in Solidworks, inventor, sketchup,3DS Max and able to thrive in an expanding business.