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R&D Manager (M/F)
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Your Opportunity

Sidel is looking for an R&D manager to join our overwrapping division based in Lisieux.

Your Mission

1. Participate in the definition of the innovation strategy of the company

  • Work closely together with the group Product Management & Development Division
  • Study the main development areas of the company for short, middle and long term and propose the innovation road map accordingly 
  • Define and negotiate the annual budget and program for R&D (Product Development Plan)
  • Stay informed about the market trends, competition benchmarks and technology evolutions
  • Anticipate and search breakthough technologies to ensure a leadership position of the company

2. Project and team management

  • Define and manage the R&D team and the processes to follow
  • Launch and follow up the NTD (New Technology Development) and NPD (New Product Development) projects according to the R&D program
  • Ensure the communication within the Lisieux plant, the Sidel group and externally
  • Manage the external ressources contracted by the R&D department
  • Ensure the availability of the human, financial and technical ressources necessary to execute the R&D program
  • Apply the Health, safety and environment policy of the company, contribute to a good social climate and promote the company values. 

3. Intellectual Property management

  • Manage the patent requests and maintain the existing patents to protect the intellectual property of the company at its best interests

4. Punctual missions

  • Participate in the precontracting phase of key projects
  • Assist the sales force if necessary
  • Possible business trips abroad

Your Profile

  • Good leadership skills
  • Engineering Master degree
  • At least 5 years experience
  • Familiar with Design for 6 Sigma methodology
  • Expertise in mechanical & electronics engineering, thermal fluids and cinematic calculations
  • Familiar with Solidworks CAD design
  • Curious and open minded
  • Fluent in English

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