R&D Manager CE&I

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R&D Manager CE&I

  • Location:

    Capenhurst

  • Contact email:

    Recruitment@urenco.com

  • Job ref:

    32

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-17

The main areas of responsibility will include:

 

  • To manage specific CE&I R&D activities and projects, providing support to the running of associated technology and processes, building the requisite capabilities and knowledge

  • Execute the planning, mobilisation and delivery of R&D projects, in line with agreed scope, timeframes, budgets and service levels

  • Support the identification of new project opportunities for this area of competence.

  • Assist technical assessments of projects and provide inputs to facilitate project prioritization

  • Act as focal point for SMEs on site - a skilled expert in the Group for this competence. Leverage a detailed understanding of the operation in the specialist area to identify improvement opportunities

  • Support technology assessment exercises for this area of competence and assess the TRL for projects. Support Asset Management in technical audits. Act as the Urenco expert for this competence's technology and provide advice to the Head of R&D and the wider Urenco organisation

  • Document and hand-over results of R&D projects to customer or other stakeholders. Feed into wider R&D reporting. Manage all project stakeholders and support wider stakeholder management for this competence

  • Support Commodity team activities and supplier audits

  • Manage personal development as required to support R&D activities. Facilitate information exchange amongst SMEs in the Group

  • Screen new external technological developments for their relevance and potential application for the respective competence

  • Consider IP that arises from any R&D activities undertaken

  • Support the R&D budget process, providing inputs for respective projects

  • Provide guidance and support to team members in the product line

We are now looking for an individual who can make a difference and add value to our existing Team. The following skills and experience will provide an indication of the types of Team Players we are looking for:

  • Masters or equivalent degree in Engineering with specialism in Control/Electrical/Instrumentation

  • Ideally heavy/process/chemical industry background and good understanding of its safety and regulatory environment, preferably with nuclear experience

  • Familiar with structuring, budgeting executing and reporting R&D and qualification programs

  • Good stakeholder management & communication skills, ability to work with and communicate clearly to a wide audience including technical & non-technical individuals

  • Ability and acumen to successfully participate in International R&D teams

  • Breadth of knowledge to enable them to select the right technology for major projects, to satisfy technical, commercial and customer requirements using a robust methodology