Posted 17 June by Milton Keynes Engineering Featured
My client is a growing business based in Milton Keynes who has established an enviable reputation for both the supply of quality products to the commercial catering industry and new product innovations which have changed the way the industry works. . The company is a friendly organisation who have been established for over 30 years and enjoys an excellent reputation for friendly and efficient service as well as punching above its weight in the sectors it specialised in.

As part of their expansion they have created a new role within the business and they are seeking a PRODUCT & TECHNICAL MANAGER to join the team. 

Principally the role is to oversee the company’s new and existing product ranges to ensure they meet the criteria set down by the industry and to advise the design and manufacturing teams of required changes to meet these standards. This will involve engaging in a variety of different departments within the organisation and ensuring that products will be developed which meet compliance standards set out by a variety of different external bodies.

The successful candidate will need to keep up to date of significant developments within the industry, investigate issues within the existing products ranges and how this may impact on new products going to market. They will also have significant responsibility for NPI and working with the client’s distribution partners to ensure product standards are met as well as liaising with different external approvals and test organisations as required. They will also have direct and indirect responsibility for a number of team members within the organisation.

The role would suit a candidate who has direct experience of the gas or commercial caterting appliance sector who has exposure to product standards, regulation and compliance, although applications from suitably qualified engineering managers from other sectors will also be considered.

In return the company offers a extensive package which includes a variety of benefits commiserate with mid management post status


Call me to discuss this role in more detail or ideally please send me your CV with a cover letter explaining why it is essential that I consider you for this post to me an

I look forward to hearing from you.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Qualification in engineering to HND or above?
Significant experience in product quality / standards engineering?
Staff management experience?
Knowledge of commercial catering equipment or similar?
IT literate?

Reference: 33962116

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