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Research and Development Project Manager

Doncaster, South Yorkshire   •  £35000 - £37000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for a Research and Development Project Manager to join a manufacturing company at their site based in Doncaster on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company:
Our client designs, develops, manufactures and supplies innovative, high-quality products to metal workers globally. They have an onsite R&D centre as well as multiple manufacturing facilities and an engineering workshop. Due to growth, they now have an excellent opportunity for an R&D project manager to work within their industry leading company. The R&D Project Manager will be responsible to the Technical Manager. The company offers a salary in the region of £35,000-£37,000pa depending on experience as well as 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, life assurance, on site car parking and an early finish on a Friday.

The R&D PM will be based at the company's site in Doncaster, easily commutable from surrounding areas including Sheffield, Rotherham, Scunthorpe, Barnsley, Retford, Worksop, Pontefract.

R&D Project Manager Role:
Your main duties will be to:

  • Support the development of the next generation of refractory solutions
  • Manage technical projects from the laboratory scale to pilot plant schemes leading ultimately towards manufacturing integration. Life cycle management of projects
  • Integrate with the colleagues to develop a full suite of refractory solutions
  • Identify and implement process improvements to ensure the maximum effectiveness of development and industrialisation of technologies
  • Offering technical support to manufacturing, quality systems, internal/external product management team and clients
  • Contribute to the construction, maintenance and utilization of laboratory and pilot plant facilities needed for the product/process development
  • Practical problem solving of new product introductions or customer complaints
  • Identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency of the Technical Centre and the service it provides to internal and external customers

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent within an appropriate field
  • Proven industrial experience gained in a relevant industry secto
  • Knowledge and experience of a production laboratory environment
  • Track record of R&D project management

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 55546 in all correspondence.

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 55546
  • Posted: 18th May 2023
  • Expires: 15th June 2023

CK Group

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