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Core Technology (R&D) Manager in Bristol Avon

Job Title Core Technology (R&D) Manager
Location Bristol Avon
Salary £80000 - £85000 per annum
Date Registered 24/10/2018
Job ID 025419205

Job Description

A leading, and highly innovative manufacturing group in North Somerset is looking for an Research and Development Manager to join its Core Technology Team. Managing a scientific research group, this main purpose of this role is to direct the strategy and activities of a team of scientists and engineers, developing new innovate technologies to maintain the company's Global leadership.

Research and Development Manager

Location: North Somerset; commutable from Bristol, Weston super Mare, Clevedon and Bridgewater

Salary: £80 - £85,000 per annum, plus benefits

A broad list of typical activities will include, but are not limited to:

O Responsibility for the definition and validation of the abatement technology roadmap, working closely with business unit managers to ensure alignment with the business strategy.

O Responsible for shared live-gas testing facilities

O Direct management of a team of 11

O Annual budget responsibility of $2 - $2.5 Million

O Management of Technical projects, delivering on time and to specification

O Ensure all new technology is developed and tested safely

O Act as the "Technical Authority" abatement products

Knowledge and experience required:

O Analytical approach with a proven ability to apply scientific principles

O Business and commercial awareness to identify technology opportunities, and make balanced proposals for the technology plan.

O Able to build and develop a cohesive team, to provide leadership and direction, and to foster good communications

O Influencing, communication, presentation and negotiating skills at the highest levels, both internally and externally. Able to achieve credibility and command respect.

O Degree level or higher in Physical Science or Engineering

O 10 years experience of new product research and development in a high technology environment - ideally within the Semi Conductor industry.

In addition, the following wold be considered Advantageous:

O Understanding of exhaust gas abatement: sector technology, products, and manufacturing methods.

O Comprehensive knowledge of the semiconductor and DSL markets and technologies, and their abatement applications and integrated system requirements

O Knowledge of combustion, plasma, catalysis, and/or aqueous chemistry

O Knowledge of Infra-red Spectroscopy, Mass Spectrometry, or similar analytical techniques

O Knowledge of materials, machining and fabrication techniques

O Knowledge of CAD and/or CFD modelling

O Knowledge of Vacuum pumping, gas abatement, and/or semiconductor process equipment

The opportunity:

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced R&D Engineer/Manager to join a world leading manufacturing company at a time of continued growth. The company currently use infra-red spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, gas chromatography, computational fluid dynamics and other techniques to predict current machine performance and optimise new designs. A generous salary of £80 - £85,000 per annum is available based upon skills and experience.

Apply on-line or call Darius Barnes for a confidential discussion technical-network.co.uk

Technical Network recruits Engineers and Managers for the automotive, aerospace, electrical / electronic technology, energy, engineering and manufacturing, with a portfolio of services including advertising search, permanent and contract recruitment services.

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