Technical Manager


  • £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Redditch
  • Posted: 07/05/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419554

Job Details

Part of a large privately owned manufacturing group, this precision component manufacturer is seeking a hands on Engineering Manager to oversee the design department and implement new product design & development on time and to the required standards.



DESIGN ENGINEERING MANAGER

to £50000 + Car+ Pension + Healthcare

Location: West Midlands



As the Design Engineering Manager, you will manage a small team of Mechanical Design Engineers involved in a range of product design projects. You will review, assess and monitor engineering and process integrity during NPD development; introduce and encourage product integrity improvements throughout the VA/VE process and the product range.

Duties:

o Lead the creative innovation of new product designs

o Manage design department to create new products to schedule

o Develop a robust FMEA process to improve the integrity within the design of new and modified products to ensure product designs meet specification requirements and to enable consistency of manufacture

o Use of VAVE and Lean techniques to deliver on the right balance of quality, aesthetics, cost and speed to market on every project

o Ensure the correct processes are followed to support Change Management

o Build a close relationship with the manufacturing teams in the UK and Asia, both internal and external, and collaborate to ensure designs are consistent with process capability



Experience:

Applications are sought from experienced Design Managers, Technical Managers, Engineering Managers or Senior Design Engineers who would flourish in a small to medium size organisation as part of the senior management team.

o Engineering qualifications related to mechanical design

o Experience developing complex mechanical products such as mechanisms, actuators, locks

o Strong record in successful mechanical design using of products made from pressure diecasting, injection moulding, pressing, assembly and finishing

o Proficient utilising 3D CAD design software ideally Solid Works

o Collaborative approach with good communication, team-working and leadership attributes coupled with coaching, mentoring and training skills

o Ability to find creative solutions to complex engineering problems

o Able to modernise, bring fresh ideas and confidently challenge the status quo in a fast-changing environment

o Understanding of industry standards and regulations



About Our Client:

Our client is a leading manufacturer of high volume precision components used in a variety of automotive and non automotive applications. Located near main motorway junction within commuting distance from Birmingham, Worcester, Redditch, Stratford and Solihull areas. In return our client is offering a salary upto £50000 for the right candidate, plus car allowance, pension contribution, medical insurance, 33 days holiday



Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020 technical-recruitment.co.uk

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