Senior Design Engineer / Project Manager

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Recruiter
Theo James Recruitment
Location
County Durham
Salary
£35000 - £46000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview
Due to a recent internal re-organisation our client are looking to appoint a Senior Design Engineer / Project Manager.
Reporting to the Design Manager, you will have a mechanical engineering background and ideally have strong proven people management skills gained from an automotive and/or engineering business. With previous experience in a customer facing role you will be able to communicate effectively with a small team of Design Engineers and other relevant departments within the business.

Company
World renowned manufacturing company

Role
Senior Design Engineer / Project Manager whose responsibilities will include;
• Provides guidance and supervises a group of Design Engineers (usually 2 per Project Manager)
• First point of contact to the customers
• May assist in design engineering performance appraisals
• Assists purchasing/quality/production departments with communications and developments with component/process suppliers for technical and project related items
• Has an understanding of the business milestones and strategic performance criteria
• Responsible for all project and technical related items from RFQ/Concept to Prototype and Production/Aftermarket, including:-
o Technical compliance to customer specification
o APQP activities
o FMEAs (design, process, etc)
o Creating and maintaining project plans
o Delegating/distributing project related tasks/information to other departments
o Managing the process and delivery of prototype orders
o Assisting the validation manager in creating project specific validation programme, etc

Experience Required
• Must be degree qualified (ideally in Mechanical Engineering)
• Must have an automotive/engineering background
• Must have strong management skills and be at ease with customers – these are key to the success of this role
• Will have solid project management experience