Engineering Manager - Product design

Posted by The Works Recruitment on 04/03/2020 (08:09)

04/03/2020 (08:09)
The Works Recruitment

We are looking to recruit an Engineering manager - Product Design based in North Yorkshire.

The role will be to execute, co-ordinate and manage engineering activities, processes and the engineering team to design and develop products that meet customer, stakeholder and regulatory requirements for safety, quality, performance, cost and delivery.

To provide technical and engineering support to customer and onsite teams to ensure products are designed, manufactured and tested in a safe manner in accordance with defined build procedures, engineering specifications and standards to meet customer requirements and quality, efficiency and delivery targets.

Main Responsibilities:

- Design and develop products in accordance with businesses processes that comply customer, stakeholder and regulatory requirements for safety, quality, performance, cost and delivery.
- Generate accurate equipment and component drawings to the required level of detail, tolerancing and information to support manufacturing process, approval and customer requirements.
- Create product data including technical specifications, technical construction files, bills of material and bills of process.
- Execute engineering changes in accordance with business processes.
- Provide technical and engineering support to customers and both on-site and remotely via telephone and/or email communication to address enquiries and resolve issues in a timely manner.
- Coach, develop, manage and build knowledge of the engineering team to provide optimum support to the business.
- Ensure all work and time is recorded appropriately on the required documentation and through the required systems.
- Manage and co-ordinate engineering team activities and workloads with regards to resource identification and planning to support the needs of the business.
- Manage, execute and control resource requirements including recruitment, appraisals, development and disciplinary activities to ensure the correct levels are available with the required skills sets to meet the needs of the business.
- Develop, manage, execute and control short and long-term engineering strategy, objectives and KPI`s.
- Develop, manage, execute and control engineering documentation ensuring it is available, adhered to and completed correctly by the engineering team.
- Agree, manage and control engineering budget and spend limits, taking appropriate action on adverse variances.
- Adhere to general housekeeping and 5S rules ensuring the team always maintain a clean, tidy and organised working environment.
- Attend functional and business meetings as required and support other departments in order to meet Company objectives.
- Ensure company policies and procedures are followed by the team members.

Core Skills & Competencies:

- 2-3 years` experience of working as an Engineering Manager \ Senior Engineer in an industrial product manufacturing and supply environment.
- Knowledge and understanding of CE marking including the Machinery Directive and Technical Construction File (FCF) requirements.
- Knowledge and understanding of design processes including; New Product Development (NPD), Design for Manufacture (DFM), Design for Service (DFS) and Change Management Control.
- Experience of using design software packages, preferably Solidworks, 2D Draughting and PDM packages
- Proven management experience, supporting individual, team and organisational change, keeping the organisation`s vision, mission and values at the forefront of decision-making and action, willing to collaborate with others.
- Ability to establish strong working relationships and engagement with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders and customers.
- Full, clean UK driving license
- Ability to work under pressure, within tight deadlines, with flexible approach to working hours and a motivated team player.
- Process driven, detailed and solutions orientated, with experience of working in a formal, continuous improvement culture
- Strong effective decision making, organisational and time management skills and with a wide range of negotiating and influencing skills
- Excellent logical reasoning, root cause analysis, deductive problem-solving and analytical abilities.
- Good communication & IT skills

Individual Responsibilities:

- Act in a manner that a reasonable person would expect from a member of staff.
- By general demeanour and professionalism ensure always that the image presented of the Company is a positive one.
- Undertake, and participate in, the Company appraisal and reviews.
- Actively participate in training and development courses appropriate to job holder`s role and maximise opportunities for self-development by identifying any additional training needs.
- Do not, without due authorisation (or taking all reasonable care) and good faith, divulge private or strictly confidential information relating to the Company or to its staff, customers, suppliers or applicants, and particularly in respect of personal data.
- Report any area of concern to their Manager.
- Be aware of, adhere to and at all times carry out their duties and conduct with due regard to the Company`s policies and procedures.

In return you will receive:

- Salary £45,000 per annum
- Full time permanent position
- 25 days holidays
- Great company to work for
- Free parking on site

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Job Reference:
13790 (GF13790)~
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