R&D Manager

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language English
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Insurance plan, Medical plan, MPF
Industry Trading / Import & Export / Wholesale
Job function Engineering > Engineering Project Management
Engineering > Industrial Engineering
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 26/03/2018


Reporting to senior management and supervising a large R&D department (Around 80 R&D Staffs with Engineers and sample team), the position will be responsible for all engineering and R&D functions of the department with focus on new product introduction and new product features development. It is a very challenging position calling for someone with the most updated market oriented R&D concepts, best team management and a determination to succeed.

Detailed responsibilities are:

  • Overall administer R&D and project management including allocation of projects, implementation, monitoring, and follow up
  • Is end-to-end responsible for developing products (Sporting Helmet) and driving;
  • Assures competitiveness and innovation of products and processes from a technological and design standpoint;
  • Ensures and consolidates that the growth of the technical "know-how" within the working group is shared and constantly increasing;
  • Actively searches for best-in-class technologies among competitors and develops innovation roadmap;
  • Maximizes product profitability and improve product performances;
  • Applies all relevant international regulations/norms/standards;
  • Establish standards and practices of R&D and development plan
  • Plan and organize training and appraisal and implement talent plan
  • Participate into plan of overall Project development;
  • Optimize process flows and development R&D policies
  • Cooperates closely with Sales & Costing team to assure customer focus and target costing; co-develops product roadmaps
  • Coordinates product development/ project managers defining the right allocation of the resources
  • Establishes and maintains operational budgets for his/her team personnel and equipment
  • Supports R&D projects at group level participating in meetings and sharing technical information and "best-practices”
  • Encourages "best-practice" sharing through the participation and promotion of meetings, newsletters, knowledge sharing tools and all other initiatives liaising on a world-wide basis
  • Cooperates with design committee to ensure brand-consistent design of product ranges
  • Develops employees assigned to his/her department, ensuring the correct application of tools and policies on training, career path and evaluations and inputs to compensation systems
  • Any related duties as assigned


  • Graduate in Product Engineering/ industrial Process Management etc.;
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Engineering / R&D Department, including > 5 years in Sporting goods (Plastics, metal, Vacuum forming, different kinds of printing method);
  • Knowledge in different kinds of mold design;
  • Knowledge in costs of different components;
  • Costing and budgeting mindset in Product/Project Development;
  • Familiar with product design verification and different production methods;
  • Familiar with computer operations engineering development software;
  • Fluency in English, Chinese and interpersonal skills;
  • Team work player internally and across departments;
  • Excellent organization and coordination skills;
  • Wide spectrum of knowledge, adaptable to new requirements and can work under pressure;
  • Station in Dongguan or Shenzhen is required.

Mindset and Intrapersonal skills

  • Strong leadership and ownership is needed
  • Strong Costing and Budgeting mindset in needed
  • Capability in managing people and complexity in a multinational environment is needed
  • Capability to promote team-working and collaboration among the different functions, together with an attitude to measure performances by KPIs


  • 5.5 working days per week
  • Labor Holiday
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • MPF

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