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Head of Charging Products – £100k-£120k – Worcester

Head of Charging Products – £100k-£120k – Worcester

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  • Permanent - Hybrid Working
  • Worcester, UK
  • 100k-£120k £ / Year

Elite People Partners Ltd

Head of Charging Products – £100k-£120k – Worcester

Our client requires an Head of Charging Products lead development a highly talented team working on the hardware for charging technology.

You will lead our teams in successfully developing and launching new and innovative vehicle charging hardware products. You’ll be responsible for New Product Development (NPD) taking projects through initiation, design, development, and into successful production.

You will lead, mentor and expand your multi-disciplined engineering team, whilst engaging with outsourced suppliers to increase development capacity. You’ll report directly to our CTO and lead our hardware roadmaps to deliver a portfolio of new products.

If you have managed teams across Embedded, Electronics and Mechanical disciplines and have managed from Concept to Production of consumer products, this role is for you.

Head of Charging Products Day-to-day activities include:

  • Lead a multi-disciplined team of engineers (Electronics, Firmware, Mechanical, Installation Assurance) to develop and release high quality products
  • You’ll network across industry and with our stakeholders and large-scale customers to lead definition of our hardware product roadmap
  • You’ll work closely with our Software Products team to ensure overall integration of hardware with our App services and offer our customers a great combined product experience
  • You’ll ensure your delivery team are focused on clear and accurate product specifications so they can deliver great projects at pace using our gated NPD development processes
  • You’ll look across both internal and external partners to select the right engineering resources to deliver product work packages
  • We have a great Systems and Certification team that will work alongside your team, to ensure all our hardware products are developed to be compliant with the relevant international standards UKCA, CE, UL, FCC etc
  • You’ll lead researching and introducing new technologies to further develop our future product roadmap
  • Your team will work closely with internal stakeholders and you’ll ensure our great products are supported by well documented guides such as technical hand-over packs, production instructions, design guides and installation guides
  • As well as our NPD you’ll also ensure your team provide technical support of our existing products, including ensuring customer and quality concerns are proactively monitored, and any required engineering changes are executed in a timely manner
  • As overall design responsibility, you’ll ensure your team drive cost effective hardware BOM costs and designed for manufacturing

Head of Charging Products Essential Skills:

  • Significant experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams, with an in-depth understanding of the product development process and product life cycle
  • Experience covering the entire technology stack involved in connected EV charging products including mechanical design, electronic design and embedded firmware
  • Knowledge of key engineering design tools e.g. Altium/Kicad, SolidWorks and a range of programming IDEs
  • A background developing technology products for volume manufacture
  • An open and positive outlook, with an interest to explore new technologies and ideas
  • The ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the business, particularly in relation to the presentation of technical content
  • Focus on detail, with the ability to lead your teams in producing accurate plans and documentation

What’s on offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 5% matched Pension
  • 25 days annual holiday allowance in addition to bank holidays
  • 1 day annual volunteering leave
  • Quarterly Team Building events
  • Social events
  • Wellbeing, Health & Safety and Green Forums
  • Employee referral reward scheme
  • Long service reward scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Benefits Platform (includes cycle2work scheme, retail discounts, eye test voucher, employee assistance programme, health cash plan etc)*
  • Monthly wellbeing allowance*
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity pay
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Company Car scheme*

My client offers a 3-stage process that can be completed within 1-2 week. (Subject to availability). 1st stage is a 30 minute Teams interview and the 2nd stage is on onsite  interview  with the Engineering Director (and site tour) and 3rd Stage will be with the CEO/CTO

Please note that you need to be entitled to work in the UK. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please find out more information about working in the UK from GOV.UK.

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Job Overview
Offered Salary
£100k-£120k Per YEAR
Job Location
Worcester, UK
Nick Bray
Phone: +44 7713168460