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R&D Project Lead

Terry Parris Associates
United Kingdom
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Assistant Project Manager

Research & Development - Project Lead
Status: Open
Salary/Rate: GBP45,000-GBP55,000/annum + Private Health Insurance Location: Hailsham, East Sussex

If you have experience leading multi-discipline R&D projects in Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Thermofluids, Fluid Mechanics, Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, Additive Manufacturing, Computational Modelling, Controls and Instrumentation, and Vacuum Induction Melting, we have a unique opportunity for you.

The company designs and manufactures specialist equipment for the Advanced Materials industry, selling globally. Our R&D programs, in partnership with leading industry and academic institutions, are expanding.

Reporting to the Director of Research and Technology, this role involves leading R&D projects with our in-house teams.

Job Specifications & Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree required
  • Seeking long-term role with growth potential
  • Leading projects with varied technologies
  • Project management, financial forecasting, technical and project risk management
  • Collaboration with partners and academic research activities
  • Involves office and workshop/lab assignments
  • Representing the company at conferences and exhibitions
  • Providing support to other business functions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated with a drive for excellence


  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • 37.5 hour working week
  • Holiday entitlement: Year 1 = 22 days / Year 2 onwards = 25 days (Plus, Bank holidays)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Immediate

Note: This role requires occasional UK travel and short overseas visits and cannot be fulfilled remotely.

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