Mechanical Design Engineering Team Leader

Mettler Toledo
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Mechanical Design Engineering Team Leader
DEPARTMENT: Engineering
LOCATION: Salford, Manchester

Mechanical Designer 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.


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.


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


Self motivated

Logical and Analytical

If you are interested in this position please apply online and a member of our talent acquisition team will be in touch with you

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