Engineering Manager

That Recruit
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Join the fastest growing manufacturing company in Wales. Based just outside the attractive and exciting city of Cardiff, our Client designs and manufactures advanced laser based manufacturing equipment. Customers include blue chip medical device manufacturers, space agencies and leading electrical vehicle manufacturers.

The company is amongst the fastest growing companies in Europe and has seen a more than tenfold increase in turnover in the last 3 years. This dynamic Company offers exciting opportunities for development and growth within the business.

Our client is looking to hire a dedicated Engineering Manager responsible for managing the development team to deliver on its ambitious product development programme.
You will be responsible for:

• Line management of a multi-disciplinary team of eight engineers and scientists;
• Managing the project delivery process including gate reviews and resource planning;
• Sitting in on Customer conference calls for development projects to relay progress and understand the Customer’s needs;
• Managing the corrective / preventative action process;
• Mentor the engineering team members in their personal development and project delivery;
• Delivering formal reports and presentations to Customers and stakeholders.

Essential Attributes for this post are:
• An excellent communicator with strong engineering background;
• Proven experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams of engineers in a product development environment;
• Track record of managing complex projects within time and cost constraints;
• Ability to communicate with Customers, stakeholders and team members with the appropriate level of detail;
• Organised and disciplined to manage the process in an ever changing environment of priorities and new tasks;
• An effective delegator.

Desirable but not essential:
• Leadership in an engineering discipline;
• Degree level qualification in an engineering discipline;
• A formal project management qualification.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

To find out how to apply for this position, please submit your cv today.
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