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R&D Manager (Aerospace/Defense)

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R&D Manager (Aerospace/Defense)

£70,000 - £85,000 + Career Progression + Private Healthcare + Life Assurance + private Pension + Hybrid Working + Bonus Scheme

Hybrid/Remote- Bristol Based Office

Are you from an R&D or Materials Engineering background looking to join a rapidly expanding global manufacturer where you will play a hugely influential role in the growth of a young design team where you will have full autonomy to manage a department alongside having the scope to expand your technical skillset and advance your career?

This is a fantastic opportunity to use your management skills and play a pivotal role in the future development of a company while working on a new, high-spec project that is set to massively increase company revenue.

This leading, multinational design company are specialists in the aerospace industry, who are pioneers in supplying sustainable aircraft parts to the world's largest aircraft manufacturing companies, providing the opportunity to work on both commercial and military / defence aircrafts.

In this role you will take on a highly autonomous leadership position within a global company who are aiming to expand and grow their UK division. Looking after a team of expert designers, and working alongside well known aerospace giants, you will put a focus on the research and development of new materials and components for sustainable aircraft design. You will be working with managers around the world to ensure work continues be to completed to an excellent standard. As the company expands you will be presented with fantastic routes to climb the ladder and advance your career, playing an integral role within the group.

The ideal candidate in this role will have a strong R&D background, as well as some management experience, preferably within the Aerospace or Defence sectors.

The Role:
* Manage a team of technical designers
* Work on the R&D of new components
* Liase with other points of contact and managers around the world

The Person
* R&D background
* Leadership or Management experience
* Aerospace background
* Looking for a role with lots of opportunity to grow

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