Product development lead - Paragraf

Location: Cambridgeshire
Closing date: 12 Mar 2019
Posted: 1 month, 1 week ago

Paragraf is a highly aspirational company built on ground breaking advancements in graphene-based technologies. Since its isolation in 2004 graphene has promised continually to reshape the world of electronics but has so far remained an elusive prospect.

Our company vision is to finally bring the game changing capabilities of this material to the world, delivering its extraordinary benefits to global society. The company has a wide range of technology development areas in sectors ranging from green energy generation and storage through to medical instrumentation and diagnostics and far beyond.

We are currently looking for people who are driven by the idea of achieving what’s currently out of reach, and passionate about delivering next generation technologies that will bring benefits to the whole world. If you have this mindset and believe you could bring your unique skills and ideas to the company, we’d love to meet you and find out if our challenge is just as exiting to you as it is to us.

We are seeking an individual who can: -

  • Drive rapid product delivery from early stage proof of concepts
  • Control high value, high visibility projects to deliver on time and in budget
  • Work very closely with Business Development to deliver targeted product requirements
  • Manage product development teams to achieve speedy development successes
  • Deliver high quality products to prototype level suitable for customer and partner trials
  • Work effectively and efficiently with external partners to achieve scale production
  • Report clearly and concisely project and product performance to all levels of the business

With the following skills: -

  • Extensive experience of deep tech NPD
  • High level project management capabilities
  • Excellent project management and team management capabilities
  • Good understanding of semiconductor technologies
  • Experience of technology transfer processes, particularly with external partners
  • Deep understanding of how to carry proof of concept technologies through to prototype level
  • Very flexible approach to project delivery
  • A capability to grasp new scientific concepts and technologies quickly
  • Line management experience
  • An exceptional team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Confident at presenting, regardless of the audience
  • 2:1 degree level in relevant subject; physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering etc, or suitable equivalent experience

Advantageous skills and experience: -

  • Experience in NPI
  • Graphene or other two-dimensional materials technologies
  • PhD in a relevant subject
  • Knowledge of semiconductor processing lines

As a start-up we would like you to enjoy the success of the company which you will be helping to build. You will benefit from a generous company share option program, market salary and pension. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference not only to company performance but also to the worldwide technology landscape.

If you are interested in helping us change the world send us your CV. We look forward to making your acquaintance. 

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