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Process Development Lead

Process Development Lead (PDL100) Wirral, England

Salary: GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + Matched Pension, Bonus + Further



Commutable from Wirral Areas, Chester, Deeside, Flint, Warrington and Liverpool


£50,000 - £60,000

This role offers the opportunity to work for a true market leader and established global brand. With progressive training and development this role allows potential promotion in the longer term. With a long established presence on a UK wide scale and a consistent order book this opportunity will appeal to a candidate looking for job security and a technical challenge.


Role Description

  • To support the Division in building strength in three core capabilities: Materials Science, Application Engineering and Customer Focus
  • Manage a team to introduce new strategic process technologies to the division
  • Manage and be responsible for a budget for new technologies and innovations.
  • Show and report supporting evidence of work packages
  • Work with a project management methodology and stage gate approach
  • Be a technical consultant to the operations group
  • Assist the group in realizing the future needs of the product management group
  • Identify new technologies to assist with the manufacture of products
  • Establish the need for technology change and participate in technology roadmap activities
  • Form links with external suppliers to conduct proving trials with their products, bringing in house to conduct first trials
  • Develop product design specifications so that external technologies can link with standard divisional equipment
  • Develop new downstream processing to enable penetration into new markets, establishing the need for technology change


Skills and Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree, Masters or MBA educated
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in product development
  • Extensive experience in process development
  • Working knowledge of Stage Gate methodology and other PMO tools.
  • Experience writing Capex proposals and a strong understanding the financial and business administration inputs.
  • Strong people management skills and cultural awareness


Company Information

As a business our client is a market leading manufacturing company with a strong presence on both a UK and global scale. With a growing portfolio of clients and plans to expand even further this role provides a stable and secure opportunity in the present economic market.

To apply please email your CV / resume to Alternatively, call 01785 450167.

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