A well-established and respected manufacturer of professional audio and sound reinforcement systems is looking for an experienced engineering manager from within the pro-audio sector, to take on the role of Director of Engineering. The successful candidate will have at least 10 years of design experience plus 5years in a managerial position, with a solid working knowledge of relevant technologies (acoustics design and manufacturing, communications and IP), and ideally a Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering or Physics. You will also be able to demonstrate a proven track record of new product development within an R&D department, together with an understanding of market requirements and the enabling technologies, and the ability to identify opportunities and implement them in the necessary timescales. In addition, you shall have a thorough knowledge of manufacturing and production methods. As an experienced manager and team leader, you are able to manage people, budgets and project timescales, and you must be an excellent communicator able to interact effectively with team members, customers and executives, providing clear leadership and inspiration. This position will require frequent international travel to customer and company locations.
Compensation for this position will reflect the seniority of the successful applicant.