Innovation Manager

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    Automation & controls

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  • Salary:

    £41,526 - 49,553 per year + 34 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Excellent Pension Scheme

  • Contact:

    Charles Cureton

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    01384 446105

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Due to significant expansion a manufacturer of complex components to the aerospace sector is currently recruiting a Quality Manager. You must have a good understanding of aerospace standards, driving change, precision engineering and strong leadership skills.

Commutable from: Coventry, Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Birmingham, Hinckley, Loughborough, Rugby, Market Harborough, Corby.

Salary: £ 41,526 - £ 49,553 p.a. + Excellent Pension Scheme, 34 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

Suitable for: Innovation Manager, Research Engineer, Research Associate, R&D Engineer, Software Engineer, Robotics Engineer, Research Fellow

The Role

To work with Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to help de-risk and accelerate innovation and growth in SMEs by the application of digital manufacturing best practice, new research led technology, techniques and knowhow.  The role will provide SMEs with access to a range of technology area and subsequent new opportunities for innovative products, processes and business models.

You will help to deliver on our Digital Innovation for Manufacturing (DI4M) project. The project helps manufacturing supply chain SMEs become more productive and competitive via the application of the latest advances in manufacturing technology and thinking.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have experience in a technical leadership role, with a strong background in software development, and a technical specialism in at least one of the following:

  • developing and managing software projects for industrial IoT devices 
  • industrial network protocols, controls and manufacturing machine communications
  • web development, focussed on server-side code with knowledge of network security

We are looking for candidates with experience in managing the software lifecycle to lead the deployment of professional systems into our clients. The candidate must be an analytical problem-solver with the ability to get things done, working both independently and within a team.  The ability to build relationships with industrial and academic collaborators to harness capability, and to shape opportunities for business growth, is essential.  Ideally, you will have experience of and a passion for working in the manufacturing sector.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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