Engineering Manager

Hunter Selection Ltd
Barnstaple, Devon
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineering Manager
Up to £45,000

I am looking for an experience project manager to join an expanding team and ever growing business in Barnstaple. The candidate will need experience within automotive engineering or motion control, gas/oil/fluid related engineering products. You will need to be degree qualified and relocation costs will be considered by the company.

Job Description: Engineering Manager
The management and development of the engineering and project management processes and resources.

*Optimally utilise the available engineering resource to improve existing products and deliver new products to meet market needs on time in full.
*Ensure customer drawings and technical questions are resolved within agreed time frames.
*Ensure the engineering team support the ongoing maturation of production / quality documentation (Purchase Specs, Std Operating Procedures, Quality Specs etc.).
*Develop the engineering resource (skills & equipment) to meet future business needs.
*Control project budgets.
*Support Purchasing & QA in developing the supply base to meet business needs.
*Manage / Improve the NPI process
*Encourage production employees to develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, promoting an empowerment culture for process control and process improvement.
*Endorse housekeeping promoting the importance of a clean, tidy and safe working environment in working in accordance with 5S practices
*Any other duties as requested by management.
*Coordinating team daily workloads
*Organise project management
*Work with the Barnstaple Management team to plan and organise the Barnstaple location.

Experience / Skills / Quals:
*Product design and development
*CAD usage
*Degree qualified (technical) or high degree of vocational (HND may be accepted)
*Experience of managing a multi-skilled team of engineers in a manufacturing / production environment
*Sound engineering background.
*Experience of managing spend within defined budgetary controls
*Have knowledge of "best practice" approaches to project management
*Valve industry experience
*Ability to influence and persuade
*Confident in leading and motivating a team
*Ability to work flexibly with working hours and travel, as and when required by the Company, to meet key deliverables

Salary: £45,000
Pension: Employee 3% / Employer 6% OR Employee 6% / Employer 9%
BUPA Health care
Days based role
25 days holiday + bank holiday

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Consultant Becka Edwards on or by sending your CV directly to her at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West of England and South Wales. If you are looking for work in this area we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.