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Prototype/Development Team Leader

Warwick, Warwickshire, England

£30-32k per annum


Prototype/Development Team Leader

Location: Warwick

Salary: £30-32k per annum

About the Company:

Wanzl is the leading international partner for the retail sector; it has developed one of the most comprehensive product ranges in the global market for our blue chip customers. As part of our strategic growth and further diversification we are expanding our Design and Development team with the creation of a Prototype production facility at our UK Head Quarters in Warwick. Involvement from early concept stage through to prototype build, you will work as part of a dynamic team of creative designers, CAD engineers and Development Managers to create new display equipment for many of the UKs retailers.

Prototype/Development Team Leader Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of prototype team for all new developments.
  • Supervision of trial production and small batch workshop production
  • Testing and performance of built assemblies
  • Quality control, stock control, works order control
  • Health and safety within the workshop.
  • Liaison with technical team, procurement and projects teams.

Prototype/Development Team Leader Requirements:

  • You will have mechanical engineering background or time served in either metalwork or interior joinery/cabinet making
  • Experience to Validate and verify designs through prototyping, testing and first off batch manufacture
  • Experience in working with sheet metal, timber, glass and acrylics.
  • Work with a hands-on approach
  • Experience of managing a small team of up to 10 people
  • Minimum 5 years in similar role
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Experience with CNC based machines (preferred)
  • Ability to manage a project to conclusion, on time and on budget

If you believe you are suitable for the Prototype/Development Team Leader role then please apply now!

Posted 31 days ago

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