R&D Head

15 - 20 Years

Job Description

Introduce & maintain world-class R&D capabilities by being a change catalyst in improving the
current R&D processes
To build a team of talented professionals with creative minds in delivering quality products for the
end users
Leverage existing resource pool based on their expertise to deliver the R & D mandates
Develop a challenging environment for employees to come up with innovative & radical designs to
support the purpose of R & D
Maintain a culture of confidentiality amongst all the members of the R & D centre
Provide timely guidance to register the products for patents etc.
Develop strong relationships with certification organisations to facilitate the processes.
Represent Company in various forums with the intent to share the learnings.
Continuously evaluate the infrastructure & the talent pool to keep it relevant & contemporary
Encourage teams to improve key processes including; reducing time-to-market, improving design
for manufacturability, improving design for quality, and driving down cost to manufacture while
maintaining innovation
Collaborate with all BU stakeholders, to define R&D priorities and activities supporting organic
growth and product launch on time and within budget.
Devising the long term strategy for R & D & develop infrastructure aligning to meet investment plan.
Carry out surveys with marketing team, competitors to chart out plan to be best in the market by
concluding upon the guidelines for new design in consultation with the design team.
Make annual development plans for product line up, quantity growth along with Product Planning/
Marketing team
Manage the Life cycle management of the existing products
Ensure all projects (New development, Improvement & lifecycle) delivered comply with required
standards, regulations and processes
Analyse field data from Service for the areas needing improvement and offer design solutions for the
relevant issues.
Follow up with regular reviews and bottleneck improvements
Implement metrics to measure progress toward achieving world-class capabilities, in accordance
with R&D requirements.


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Company Profile

HPL Electric Power Limited

HPL Electric & Power Limited is India's leading electric equipment manufacturer with a formidable presence across five key verticals: Metering Solutions, Modular Switches, Switchgears, LED Lighting and Wires & Cables. Our backward (backend) integrated facilities have the capabilities of product design and development, component designing, tool manufacturing and commercial production. HPL is a well-established brand with a proven track record of over four decades in Indian electrical industry.
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Recruiter Name:Aiyasa Deb

Contact Company:HPL Electric Power Limited

Reference Id:R&D Head


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Employment Type

Permanent Job, Full Time