Head - Design & Development

Job Description

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Product Development
•    Lead design, development, and production efforts to deliver the product vision.
•    Product Innovation – identify relevant trends in products, 
•    Create product profiles that provide launch dates.
•    Tracks and follow-up of all projects and provide status updates regularly.
•    Provides all key timeline date approvals (product, testing).
•    Conduct trials for new launches when required.
•    Review of all launch related copy (Brochures, Training manual etc).
•    Ensure high quality and scalability for solutions.
•    Maintain a mindset of quality.
•    Evaluate market opportunities and develop prototype solution.
•    Engage with other leaders on product strategy, marketing and Sales.
•    Lead product up-gradation / development activities of the business.
•    Develop budget and schedule for implementing product developments. 
•    Perform resource allocation and work assignment for implementing product development needs.

•    Lead the team of designers to achieve expected results from routine engineering work.
•    Receive orders from Sales; prepare submittal drawings for customers’ approval, and after getting the drawings approved, to prepare Bills of Materials.  
•    Schedule preparation of drawings based upon TDS received from Sales Team.
•    After preparation of all drawings, send to Customer for approval and a copy for manufacturing (as advance intimation to PPC to plan long lead items).
•    Simultaneously to make advance technical intimation on long lead time bought out and sent to PPC.
•    Engineering support to marketing for getting customer approval
•    To release the mfg drg to PPC after getting approval from Customer.
•    Adherence to time schedule for preparation of drawings/Bill of Materials.
•    To monitor any adverse effect on environment, OH & S resulting from the product / product parameters / product characteristics, as designed & developed.
•    Should possess good leadership skills with particular emphasis on Analytical thinking and problem solving, simultaneously must possess very high and demonstrable achievement orientation.   

Person Specification/Profile
Academic & Other Requirements:
•    Engineering Degree from an institute recognized by AICTE with minimum 12 to 15 Years of relevant experience in HVAC / AHU Industry.
•    Ability to manage a team
•    Good presentation and communication skills. Comfortable in communicating complex and technical subjects.
•    Self-starter who can work on his/her own initiative, capable of balancing a demanding workload through effective prioritisation and completing work requirements quickly and accurately.
•    Flexible approach and strong team working capabilities, prepared to support colleagues in the achievement of Company priorities and objectives.