Research and Development Manager

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Research and Development Manager

Position: R&D Manager

Salary: up to £70,000

Location of office: Oxford

The role: An exciting position has now been created for a R&D Manager to join my client’s growing new product development focussed business in the Oxford area. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a technical management role within a R&D product development business and will have a technical background within mechanical, hardware or embedded design.

This is an exciting time to be joining our client and the successful R&D Manager will be given the opportunity to lead a critical project where you will work on a brand new product development, whilst leading a multidiscipline team, currently 7 people with plans for growth. You will manage the team and project on a daily basis and can expect your role to involve development strategy, project planning, budgeting, technical leadership, liaising with customers and working closely with other department leaders.

Skills and experience required:

  • Proven ability to successfully manage and lead engineering teams
  • A technical background within mechanical, hardware or embedded systems development
  • Experience in a technology leadership role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Degree qualification within an engineering discipline

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience with the aerospace, sensing or test and measurement sectors
  • Ability to work closely with customers and other business leaders
  • Experience or knowledge of optoelectronic technology

Please contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Ltd to discuss this role in further detail.


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