Engineering Design Manager – Industrial Process Automation (RP1031-TJ)
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
£45K - £60K Basic + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Holiday + Public Holidays + Benefits
My client is a market leader in the design, development and installation of industrial and process automation solutions across a wide range of industry sectors.
With proven history within their field and an expertise which is unrivalled within the market, they have developed a fantastic reputation for providing bespoke solutions to overcome the most complex challenges.
They offer a dynamic working environment with vast opportunity for internal progression and development.
As the Design Engineering Manager you will be responsible for:-Managing and mentoring a team of Design Engineers, taking responsibility for their holiday approvals, appraisal reviews etc.Managing the UK and off shore department resource, ensuring requirements for different resource levels are considered in advance.Playing an active role in developing your team through personal development plans including agreeing current and future training and development needs.Ensuring the Project Management team are kept up to date on progress and risks (both financial and to the schedule) including possible resolutions to the issues identified.Effectively translating Project Management specifications to the design engineering team.Providing technical design assessments for compliance with international standards, including value engineering.Working in a team environment to prepare design information according to company procedures that will be as cost effective, functional and reliable.Working within procedures, work instructions and standards to produce the design, development and manufacturing information and outputs for control systems.Ensuring that where appropriate standard components are used, this requires thoroughly checking the ERP systems for existing designs and items already in stock before committing to a new design.Ensuring team members complete assigned tasks effectively and efficiently giving particular attention to project hours, costs and schedule requirements.Ensuring design information produced is adequately checked and approved.Providing technical solutions, costings and time estimates for sales proposals.Working with the management team to ensure appropriate capacity is available to meet expected project demands.Ensuring projects designs are completed within business deadlines and to customer expectations.PERSON
The successful candidate MUST
possess proven experience managing a team of Design Engineers, ideally within the Automation industry.A HNC, HND or a degree within an Engineering discipline would be highly beneficial.Other key skills include:
- Great communication with the ability to liaise at all levels.
- Analytical & technically minded.
- Competent leader and team manager.
- A positive attitude that can remain calm under pressure.
- Able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.