Design Manager

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
Location
Solihull, West Midlands
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Oct 2019
Closes
01 Nov 2019
Ref
1286194017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Design Manager

Location: West Midlands

Salary: £Negotiable

Overview:

We are currently recruiting for an Design Manager for our client's new site in the West Midlands area.

The role will be responsible for the oversight and successful execution of design engineering projects, technical tender preparations and tender design estimates to schedule and within budget.

Additionally, with the Engineering & Projects Director, responsible for the management, development and recruitment of the Company's West Midlands based engineering resource.

Reporting relationship:
  • Engineering and Projects Director

Key Supports:
  • Engineering and Projects Director
  • Engineering Manager
  • Head of Projects
  • Principal Engineers, Senior Engineers, Engineers
  • Project Managers/Engineers
  • Proposals Engineers

Key Aims & Objectives:
  • Management of the engineering resource under the direction of the Engineering & Projects Director and in consultation with the Head of Projects
  • Development and recruitment of the West Midlands based engineering resource, potentially including interns and apprentices
  • Management of the technical delivery of a suite of projects to programme and budget
  • Peer review of concept designs, 3D CAD scheme designs, detailed manufacturing drawings and design substantiation by hand calculations.

Prime Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Day to day management of the technical aspects of projects
  • Day to day management of the Company's West Midlands based technical resource
  • Production of the technical aspects and estimates for tenders
  • Peer review of engineering output
  • Substantiation (by hand calculation) of engineering designs
  • Development and recruitment of the engineering resource

Job Description - Engineering Manager:

The ability to be a hands-on SolidWorks design asset if, and when, required.
  • Assist in general clerical and administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the West Midlands Engineering Department.

Required Skills:
  • Demonstrable track record in engineering design management
  • Demonstrable track record in people management, recruitment, motivation and development
  • Demonstrable track record in engineering design using SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD
  • Technical and commercial acumen
  • Very strong mechanical engineering (or similar) background
  • Exposure to, and understanding of, a wide range of manufacturing processes

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Degree, HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Chartered Engineer IMechE, ideally a fellow is highly desirable
  • Significant experience and references in engineering activities in a highly regulated environment

If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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