Engineering Manager - Material Handling Systems - Birmingham

Real Time Recruitment Solutions
West Midlands
55,000 - 65,000
01 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineering Manager - Material Handling Systems – Birmingham
£55,000 - £65,000 + Bonus and Excellent Benefits Package

RTRS is a bespoke agency focused on supporting the strategic goals of engineering business across the UK in the acquisition of mechanical, electrical and software engineering talent.

We are currently working with a market-leading business that designs, manufactures and installs full turn-key material handling systems and solutions for clients worldwide, and due to continued success, they are looking for a Technical/Engineering Manager to join the team.

The Role

As Engineering Manager, you will report directly into the MD and will be responsible for leading and mentoring a multi-disciplined team or mechanical and electrical engineers throughout the full project life-cycle from bid through to commissioning. Your time will be divided between hands-on mechanical design, project management, mentoring the team and investing time into product and process improvement across the business, while continually acting as a critical individual in the continued growth and development of the business.

Key Tasks:
  • Lead the creation of project designs, BOMs, specifications and component drawings.
  • Liaise with internal departments, customers and suppliers throughout project to ensure adherence to quality, cost, time and spec.
  • Leading the Mechanical and Electrical Design function while taking an active technical involvement in all projects.
  • Work continually to develop and improve products and processes across all areas of the business.
  • Manage the production of installation and maintenance manuals, while ensuring compliance throughout with relevant industry standards.
  • Research relevant advances in technology, competitor equipment and recommend as appropriate to the business, change to the product.
To be considered for the role you will have the following attributes:
  • Minimum of HNC in Mechanical, Mechatronic or Electro-mechanical discipline
  • Previous track-record in the management of technical teams throughout project design phase
  • Previous background in mechanical design and basic structural/hand calculations
  • Strong leadership qualities, with the willingness to continually challenge and drive engineering development across the business.
  • Full Clean UK driving licence
  • Flexibility, commitment and enthusiasm with the ability to work under pressure to achieve objectives within defined timescales.
In return, you will receive a superb package inclusive of bonus and pension scheme, alongside continuous support and personal development from senior management, allowing you to develop your skills and progress your career to the next-level.

If you are interested, then please apply or email your CV to NOW!

Urgent role - please apply now!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.
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