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The challenge : 
  • Supervising, coaching and developing of the R&D-team consisting of R&D-engineers, model makers/proto typists and technical draughts(wo)man.
  • Establishing and implementing of the long and short term R&D objectives.
  • Developing and monitoring of the most appropriate process methodologies and project management tools in order to obtain a coherent and consistent way of working within the entire term for the long term.
  • Supervising and pro-active guiding of the entire R&D development process (according to the stage-gate procedure) of new products and models from the concept phase through production.
  • Setting the R&D priorities in collaboration with marketing, purchasing, production, sales and IT.
  • Establishing, following up, adjusting and monitoring all relevant R&D-budgets and costs.
  • Taking Make-or-buy decisions at both development level and product level, in collaboration with purchasing and production.
  • Reporting and strategic advice to the general management on level of R&D.
  • Providing feedback, framing and implementing of the general management decisions to R&D team.
The perfect match : 
  • You have a Master’s degree in product development with at least 3 years of experience in leading ateam, 2D/3D/BOM, ….
  • You are a coach with drive/action mentality.
  • You have the necessary communication skills, you are a mediator and can negotiate independently with suppliers.
  • You have a sense of aesthetics and are “dynamic comfort” sensitive.
  • Languages : Dutch / English / French.
  • You live in a radius of maximum 50km of Wervik.

The offer :

  • We are a growing, innovative company in the design industry that will give you the freedom to work independently and take on responsibility.  Thanks to JORI’s attention to personal development and training, you will be able to complement your knowledge. You will be able to rely on a motivated team with a great deal of know-how, receive an attractive salary with excellent fringe benefits, 10 compensatory days of rest and enjoy a congestion-free commute.

If you are interested in the job opportunity listed above, please send your comprehensive cv to: 

JORI n.v.
HR Department
Hoogweg 52
B-8940 Wervik
Tel. +32-(0)56-31.35.01
E-mail [email protected].

All job applications are handled with discretion.