Product Design Manager, Jobs, 7803

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Product Design Manager - Glasgow

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 7803 Date Posted: Monday 20 Sep 2021
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Nine Twenty are working with our Glasgow based Textile Manufacturing client in their need for a Product Manager to join their team permanently. Our client are a people focused business who invest in their people - they can offer career development in a place where people feel valued & offer a fantastic benefits package.

The Role:

As a Product Manager, you will focus on innovation of new products, fabrics & systems for the market. You will understand the market and customer needs and work collaboratively within a team environment. You will be involved full project management from concept to fruition ensuring smooth communication & collaboration with all departments involved. You will preferably bring with you a Degree in a Design or Engineering discipline along with at least 3 years industry experience with strong innovation & design skills coming from a Lean Manufacturing environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Project management from concept to fruition of textiles & products -  ensure full project definition, agreement, engagement of teams and delivery of all aspects of project
  • Identifying product opportunities
  • Customer trusted Lead Contact and Support
  • Training and Manufacture Lead for Customers 
  • Communication and collaboration with all departments involved in the project process 
  • Maintain database of all known Product Issues and FAQ’s
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and suitability of sample products from existing and prospective suppliers
  • Maintain supplier and competitor databases

Skills required:

  • Degree level qualification in Design or Engineering Qualification or equivalent experience 
  • At least 2-3 years industry experience 
  • Strong leadership & innovation skills 
  • Strong in depth experience in Design Processes 
  • Experienced in Lean Manufacturing processes preferred 

Please apply directly or contact Caroline Strachan on cstrachan@weareninetwenty.com