Product Development Manager - Furniture

England, Kent
£34000 - £36000 per annum + pension
20 September 2018
18 October 2018
Pippa Baker
Contract Type
Full Time

This company manufacture furniture designed to enhance challenging environments from high-traffic footfall areas such as receptions and waiting rooms to high security buildings such as psychiatric units or prisons.

They are current recruiting for a Product Development Manager that can project manage the delivery of new products to enhance the Companys product range which included upholstered furniture.

Objectives and requirements:

  • Keeping projects on track and on schedule using strong project management skills
  • Maintaining relations with suppliers and prototype providers which will need clear and concise communication skills
  • Liaising with QC to ensure that the products developed conform to the required quality standards
  • Regular contact with customers to retain an in depth knowledge of needs and desires
  • Achieving efficient working and meeting agreed launch deadlines for new products
  • Creating manufacturing / engineering drawings using AutoCAD
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Handling suppliers so previous experience will be needed
  • There will be some travel abroad when required

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