Process Development Manager
BDR Thermea Group is a world leading manufacturer and distributor of smart climate and sanitary hot water solutions. The Group operates in more than 82 countries worldwide, employing around 6,500 people across Europe. BDR Thermea Group is a global company with local market-leading trade brands. Our focus is on the needs of installers and end users, which differ by market sector and by country. The Group has a top market position in key European countries and strong positions in Turkey, Russia, United States and China. BDR Thermea Group portfolio of products is cleverly designed to provide integrated systems instead of just single products, offering lower energy bills and reduced carbon emissions.
We are looking for a Process Development Manager MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES: To be responsible for developing and ensuring that all of the Group R&D data management systems, design systems and processes are fit for purpose within the Group’s requirements and are managed within budget. Group R&D standards are maintained and up to date. To ensure R&D project teams work according to Group guidelines To provide governance of the NPCP/Innovation/PCM /CMS To ensure KPI’s reporting are developed and communicated To coaching project team members where necessary KEY ACTIVITIES: - Management of specified projects at group level - To provide technical leadership and support to all team members within specified projects, with effective use of internal and external resource. - To effectively Project and Resource plan all specified projects to meet agreed time, cost and specification. - To ensure projects comply with Current Legislation, Health and safety regulations, Building Regulations, Company ISO 9001/14001 Systems. - To monitor and assist in developing R&D processes across the organisation. - Assisting with the development and maintenance of the Quality Assurance process for R&D. - Regularly monitor the progress of NPCP projects to ensure the deliverables are met to an appropriate level of quality - To develop and support the necessary tools required - To train and coach project members in the application of new processes - Collect and collate relevant data from various sources across the Group - Conduct training, workshops and conferences internally across the Group - To provide a regular audit of processes and guidelines applied
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Graduate or equivalent calibre, preferably within an engineering discipline, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience within a technical/manufacturing environment, allied to a broad knowledge of business, product development, material logistics and quality systems. Experience with the management of business information systems, development/testing facilities data management systems and business processes. Experience with planning tools, techniques and processes. Ability to use advanced PC tools. Financially literate. Strong knowledge/experience in zero defect tools e.g. QFD, FMEA, SPC, etc. Good planning skills with a proven track record in process development and/or setting up management systems WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR: · An ambitious professional with preferable a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering etc. · At least 3-5 experience in a comparable job · A candidate that could manage in an International Environment · An Enthusiastic and Passionate candidate
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