Design Office Manager

ATA Recruitment
Evesham, Worcestershire, Coventry, Birmingham, Wor
£45000 - £55000/annum + Car Allowance + Pension
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role – Drawing Office ManagerSalary – £45,000 – £55,000 + £3.5k car allowance + pensionLocation – EveshamShift Pattern – Monday – FridayThe CompanyATA Recruitment is currently working with a company that design, manufacture and install steel frame structures and structural steelwork for the construction market sector. They are built up in sections at their UK factory and then shipped to site.The company turnover currently stands at circa £25 million and they presently employ close to 100 permanent employees. They are currently experiencing phenomenal organic growth and are hoping to achieve a turnover of £50 million within the next 5 years. If you are an experienced Drawing Office Manager with experience using 3D software to design any kind of steel based structure and have strong leadership skills then apply now!The RoleThe role of Design Office Manager you will need:
Responsible for managing a team of six Steel Tekla Detailers.*
Attend weekly progress meetings with the Technical Director.*
Working with the Technical Director to outline future and current design work to be carried out.*
Schedule work for the stee detailers, typically working on 6-10 projects at any one time.*
Lead weekly and daily meetings with the Tekla Detailers for progress reports.*
Agree, implement and manage action points for all new and existing designs.*
You will need to assess the current and future workload vs schedule.*
You will also need to consider setting out overtime, Contractors and any date changes to designs when there is an increase in workload.*
Check & sign-off all designs and to ensure all designs meet delivery dates and quality standards set out. Provide progress reports on the status of designs.*
Providing support, training and guidance to a team of Tekla Detailers.*
Plan future workload, identify skill gaps, performance reviews, lead weekly 1-2-1’s, appraisals and recruitment of new staff.*
Approximately 35% of your time will be to produce detailed steel designs using Tekla.*
Perform 3D modelling and detailing in Tekla of steelwork structures up to 15 storeys.*
You will get involved at project launch stage and participate in design and project meetings.*
You will receive a magnitude of specifications and data for you to produce the design*
These can include sketches, specification sheets, data sheets with structural calculations, Architects drawings, layout drawings, 3rd party supplier drawings, drawings from M&E Contractors or PV Designers to name a few.*
Responsible for designs from cradle to grave where the products are delivered on site.*
Design can last up to 12 weeks.*
All designs will be carried out using Tekla 3D design software.
The PersonTo be successful as a Design Office Manager you will need:
Experience as Senior Design Engineer or Manager with strong leadership and man management skills.*
To have worked on steel based design projects, this could be from any sector.*
Ideally you would have used either Tekla, StruCAD or Revit software however my client would also consider other design software as long the candidate has a willingness to learn.
The Benefits
You will be joining a highly successful £multi-million company who can offer a massive amount of stability and security.*
Fantastic salary and benefits package.*
Flexible working hours (Start between 7.30am -9am to 4pm -5.30pm)*
A well-established company with a solid trading history.
Interested in the Design Office Manager position? Please contact Marie Joel (Talent Sourcing Team Leader) on (Apply online only) or email , alternatively click the ‘apply’ button below