Mechanical Design Engineering Team Leader

Gi Group
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineering Manager
Competitive salary + company pension scheme & generous holiday entitlement

A global manufacturer and supplier of precision manufacturing equipment is looking for an Mechanical Design Engineering Team Leader to be responsible for the co-ordination of an engineering team ensuring products, customer projects and strategic business objectives are delivered to quality standards, on time and within budget. Proactively delivering innovative designs, quality improvements, cost reductions and lead time reductions in standard and application specific products.

Key Accountabilities

* Plan and organise own and teams daily & weekly workload to ensure delivery of project milestones and longer-term strategic business objectives
* Ensure department provides a responsive service to all its 'customers
* Improved 'right first time' of projects; improve production assembly
* Improved efficiencies of the engineering team against current standard times by improvement of the existing processes
* Ensuring projects costs (production) / estimates are understood against actual costs
* Insure timely action / closure out of customer concerns, and engineering changes for the department
* Liaise closely with technical managers to create high quality, high performance material handling solutions
* Preparation of conceptual designs and rendered images
* Contribute to new product design, reducing costs and lead times by investigating and implementing new design techniques and manufacturing processes
* Responsible for carrying out risk assessments and advising safe methods of work
* Responsible for ensuring designs meet required regulatory compliance, CE compliance, Machinery Directives, LVD, etc. Ensure safety, health and environment is inherent in all projects
* Preparation of technical quotations and producing estimates of product costs
* Develop, maintain and amend engineering design drawings using 2D and 3D software packages
* Participate in and recommend continuous improvement activities
* Liaise with other departments to efficiently and effectively resolve problems
* Promote, improve and maintain appropriate quality systems during the design process
* Identify own training needs and communicate these through to the Engineering Design Manager.

Key Experience And Education

* Educated to degree level in Mechanical Design or relevant experience
* Experience in design engineering within a low or medium volume production environment or instrumentation industry
* Formal design change management knowledge
* Experience with sheet metal
* Skilled in Inventor or similar 3D package
* Previous experience of managing an engineering design team
* Delivering engineering project plans
* Experience in ensuring designs meet required regulatory compliance
* Logical and AnalyticalExperienced in Safe Mechanical Design (SMD), conducting Risk Assessments and ensuring designs meet regulatory and industry requirements e.g. CE, Machinery Directive, FDA, Strong interpersonal skills and proven management skills in coaching, mentoring and building

Benefits: Annual Bonus, Overtime, Pension, 25 Days Holiday (+ Bank Holidays), BUPA Healthcare

Commutable: Rochdale, Sale, Warrington, Knutsford, Macclesfield and Ashton-under-Lyne

If you are interested in this role and feel that you have the right skills then please click apply.

For further details, please contact Khalid Oukhellou on; 01707 247259 or email

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