Platform Owner

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities


The organisational owner for a specific sub-set of x-ray products in terms of on-time delivery, industrial levels of quality, adherence to PLM*, customer issues and engineering change through entire lifecycle from inception to end of life. Ensures that all products in the offering meet, maintain and build on the PLM outcomes e.g. safety, quality, compliance, marketing, regional availability, ECRs, lead-times, supply chain, manufacturability, service and spares. Acts as the central liaison for all internal stakeholders, managing communications, the product development roadmaps and the market organisations. Responsible for all product related quality issues and engineering changes.

·       Ownership for a specific set of products from M100 to M800.

·       On-time delivery of NPD programmes to industrial levels of quality in accordance with the PLM process

·       On-time delivery of engineering changes to industrial levels of quality in accordance with the ECR process

·       Ensures released products deliver the required quality, safety, compliance, cost, sales performance, customer satisfaction, production yield and service performance. Achieves this by regular monitoring of KPIs, triggering timely actions to identify and address gaps or issues that arise.

  • Owns the development roadmap for the platforms, including ECRs, QNs, projects and other changes.
  • Acts as first responder and problem owner in response to critical customer / business issues.
  • Accountable for the execution of product related ECRs (but not responsible for the actions).
  • Accountable for the compliance, manufacturing readiness and validation status of each product variant.
  • Plans the end of life of product variants and the replacement / upgrade path for legacy systems.
  • Plans the rationalisation of the product portfolio.

What You Need to Succeed

·       Degree qualified in engineering or a relevant technical management discipline

·       Project management experience in electro-mechanical products with comparable complexity to those of Safeline X-ray

·       Experience leading at least one full project to develop and launch a new product

·       Experience as product owner with responsibility for leading post-launch activities across sales, marketing, engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, quality and service.

·       Good understanding of the end-to-end business process, from customer order to product commissioning

·       Project / product management experience spanning at least two generations of product.

·       Excellent understanding of multi-disciplinary product development.

·       Experience working and reporting to operational business targets; e.g. quality, cost, revenue, warranty.

  • Proven leadership capabilities; execution, team focus, urgency, realism and business priorities
  • Right first time approach
  • Ability to work to and consistently meet deadlines; driven by results
  • Ability to manage commercial, operational and engineering aspects
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities.
  • Good problem solving skills and root cause analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels; written and verbal.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities.

Our Offer to You

Competitive Salary
Employee bonus scheme
Life assurance (Four times Salary)
25 days holiday + bank holidays

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

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East of England


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Mettler-Toledo Safeline X-Ray Limited

Greenfield, Royston Business Park
Royston SG8 5HN
United Kingdom

+44 1763 257 900