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Head Of Process Innovation, Manchester

Last update 2023-12-03
Expires 2023-12-02
ID #1920107033
Head Of Process Innovation, Manchester
United Kingdom, Great Manchester, Manchester,
Modified November 11, 2023


IMI plc IMI plc is at the forefront of delivering motion and fluid control technologies that create a more sustainable world, improving the quality of life for our customers and communities and ultimately delivering our purpose of Breakthrough Engineering for a Better World. We are focused on collaborating with our customers to develop innovative solutions that solve their challenges and push the boundaries in our industry. Our one big team work fairly and effectively but most importantly together to ensure we maintain the foundations that have enabled IMI’s success through its 150-year heritage. Life Technology platform is focused on technologies that enhance and improve everyday life, particularly in the areas of health, sustainability, and comfort. We help OEMs across life science and fluid control industries improve the performance of their devices, enabling better scientific research, faster diagnosis of diseases, better medical treatments, and more efficient machines, dramatically improving life for everyone. Role Overview As Head of Process Innovation your primary focus will be to collaborate with internal teams to explore complex challenges and opportunities in key markets and develop strategies to address and capitalise on them. You'll be a crucial change agent in our business enhancing operational efficiency and new product development, while driving innovation and excellence in a diverse range of contexts and technical applications. In return we can provide you with a collaborative working environment where personal development and work life balance are championed. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and analyse complex challenges and opportunities related to our key markets, including at site, sector and product level. Formulate innovative strategies and solutions to address identified challenges. Lead multi-day workshops, in-person and virtually, aimed at facilitating in-depth problem exploration and creative solution ideation. Manage projects from inception to completion, ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and with high-quality results. Collaborate with numerous teams, including R&D, engineering, marketing, operations and sales, to ensure a holistic and inclusive approach to innovation. Your work in process innovation will serve as a crucial source of inspiration for new product development. Critical Competencies for Success Demonstrable experience working in and with innovation-focused teams. Proven experience helping to discover, validate and deliver the right solutions to unmet market needs and opportunities within key markets. Extensive experience in workshop facilitation, with a track record of fostering creative problem-solving and ideation. Familiarity with new product development processes, particularly in hardware (software experience is a plus). Ability to inspire and drive change effectively in teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Proactive, innovative growth mindset with the ability to develop and sell strategies internally, bringing stakeholders along with you. Health & Safety: The physical demands described within the Key Duties & Responsibilities section of this job description are required to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities. Please contact your local HR representative to discuss the specific Work Conditions and Physical Requirements of this role. Health, Safety, and Environmental Duties – At IMI we are all personally committed to protecting our people, minimizing our impact to the environment, the communities we operate in and our company. All members of our workforce have the duty to ensure the health, safety and welfare of themselves, others, and the environment. Every employee is expected to follow all HSE operating procedures, also to challenge any observed behaviors or unsafe acts. Code of Ethics: IMI requires the highest standard of ethics in all business dealings, particularly with customers, suppliers, advisors, employees, and the authorities. In accordance with the IMI Way: Our Code of Responsible Business. Changes to This Job Description: IMI may amend this job description in whole or part at any time. IMI is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Head of process innovation

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