Job Description

R&D DEPARTMENT MANAGER (MECHANICAL DESIGN)

Ref No: AM17727

County Galway, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

R&D DEPARTMENT MANAGER (MECHANICAL DESIGN) - COUNTY GALWAY.

Job Overview:

• Manage a group of engineers / technicians in the Mechanical Design Engineering discipline. Ensure the right level of capabilities, competencies and expertise.
• Drive product technology development for mechanical elements
• Drive Product & Technology development within the Mechanical Engineering product scope


Key Responsibilities:

Management-
Manage team of team leaders/engineers and technicians (missions, objectives, mid and annual reviews, career development)
Allocate staff to the various projects to form both direct and central service teams and support the project team in priorities management.
Responsible for team recruitment in line with department plans/budget and resource footprint
Develop the team competency level to properly handle new/future projects and new/future technologies.
Ensure regular review of project activities and timing and support team members in overall task planning
Prepare Cost & Effort Estimation and time scheduling of projects/activities for new projects

Product/Technology Management-
Responsible for the Product Design – Mechanical Elements in alignment with overall product design concept
Develop key technology roadmap for discipline aligned with overall product platform strategy
Support new business development by development and participation in presentations, proposals, concepts, demos etc
Drive Product & Technology Innovation and Patent creation

Standards & Process-
Drive the development and release of standard, methods & tools within the Mechanical Engineering discipline
Participate in Design Reviews and Platform reviews providing input/approval etc., ensuring functional, robust & competitive design

Budget-
Responsible to contribute to overall department, propose, review & track to ensure alignment and propose yearly department equipment investment plan

Qualifications and experience requirements:
• Engineering Degree or equivalent
• At least 10 to 15 years' experience in mechanical product development
• Electronic/Mechatronic product development experience

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