Lyon Equipment currently have a vacancy for a Production Development Manager
Lyon Equipment Limited is based in Tebay Cumbria. We are positioned at the technical end of the outdoor and work at height markets, distributing a wide spectrum of well known and trusted brands. These Brands include Petzl, Beal, Ortlieb, Julbo, La Sportiva, Exped, Light My Fire, Optimus, Katadyn and of course Lyon. Our marketing, sales and distribution network is rated highly by our customers. We are ISO9001 2008 quality accredited, certified to ISO14001 2004 environmental management system and have achieved Investors in People certification.
We have a brand new purpose built manufacturing site. Our production department manufactures equipment for the outdoor enthusiast and for working at height. We manufacture under our own Lyon Brand a wide range of equipment, a large proportion of which is safety critical.
This is an important management role. We are looking for someone who will work with our skilled team to drive our manufacturing operation forward.
Full Time Position: This position will be based at Tebay
Responsible to: Managing Director - Technical
Working with: Production teams
In liaison with:
All Lyon departments
Potential and existing customers
Raw material and component suppliers
The Job will involve:
Developing and identifying business opportunities for: Lyon manufactured products. Responsibility for developing new products, new markets and new techniques and processes Strategic planning
Design and development of Lyon product from concept to market
Leading and managing the production team
Travel from time to time - Visiting clients to develop product
The salary for this post is likely to be in the range of £30,000 to £38,000 per annum, dependent on skills, related knowledge or experience.
Closing date for receipt of applications 19 April 2013
Interviews are likely to take place the week commencing 29 April 2013