Manager – Design & Engineering


Play a key role in the execution of Watson-Marlow Flexicon’s ambitious strategy

State-of-the-art advanced equipment
The focus of Watson-Marlow Flexicon (in short Flexicon) is development, design and production of advanced peristaltic filling and capping machines for the pharmaceutical, biopharm and diagnostic industry. The products range from simple standard units to customised fully automated filling machines.
Flexicon is part of Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) and sells their advanced and unique solutions through WMFTG sales offices and distributors in markets across the world. To head up the Design & Engineering team, they now need you to take this crucial role in the journey going onwards.

Set the strategic direction
As Design & Engineering Manager at Flexicon, you will be reporting to the General Manager and your role will be both strategic and operational. Your main responsibility will be the day-to-day management of a skilled and passioned team of ten people. You will lead by example and develop the necessary competencies within your team to ensure that all products live up to market requirements and legislative demands.
Flexicon operates in a strongly regulated and growing industry. A newly launched state-of-the-art product platform is predicted to lead to considerable growth in the coming years. To support this development, you will ensure scalability in capacity and define processes for keeping the platform up to date with respect to regulatory requirements and market trends. You will have the overall responsibility for the product development portfolio and the design of customised machines for customer projects.
To ensure that the business stays competitive Flexicon has a high focus on continuous improvements of processes and methods. You will lead this work in your department to ensure that WMFTG’s LEAN programme is fully implemented.
As part of the management team you will also contribute to defining and implementing the overall strategy within Flexicon.

Experienced Manager with technical background
We expect that you have an educational background as Engineer or similar combined with thorough management experience. You are a valued leader, and you know how to encourage a team of highly technically skilled people to develop and perform. You have several years of experience from the machine industry and preferably you have experience with the pharmaceutical industry or other strongly regulated areas. You are proficient in the English and Danish language.

Become part of a dynamic company with ambitious plans
From the location in Ringsted you are offered an exciting job with international perspectives where no two days are alike. You are guaranteed a dynamic work environment with many challenges where you are surrounded by competent and passionate colleagues. You will be part of a global organisation and be in frequent contact with colleagues from the WMFTG headquarter in UK. If you are interested in this multifaceted position don’t hesitate to apply.

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you need further information about the position, please contact Research Consultant Kristian Aagerup at +45 70 20 12 75. All enquiries will be handled with confidentiality. If interested, please apply as soon as possibly through our webpage Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis. Therefore, we kindly urge you to apply as soon as possible in order make sure that your application is taken into consideration.

Deadline for application: As soon as possible