Design Manager

Luton Bennett Limited
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Manager


£40,000 to £50,000 + Holidays + Bank Holidays + Pension + Private Healthcare

Design Manager required for a specialist company who design and manufacture niche aviation technology solutions. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company who are innovative and forwarding thinking, they are currently experiencing a phase of growth and are proving very successful in their market.

To apply for the role you must have a strong mechanical design background. You must have working knowledge of complete engine design, assembly and testing, including a working knowledge of engine materials and manufacturing techniques. Candidates from aerospace, automotive or motorsport backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Managing a design team of 10, you will ultimately be responsible for the day to day running of the design office, including prioritising workload, assessing quality to ISO standards and ensuring both programme and project management. You will be client interface and carry out design briefs and liaise with the customer at different stages of the design process. The successful candidate will also oversee all budgeting within the design division.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great team and an opportunity to nuture and progress others. The company are well established and continuing to grow and make progress within their industry.

The Role:

* Managing and mentoring a design team of 10 from graduate to senior level

* Point of contact for client liaison, this will include an element of business development and technical sales.

* Project and programme management, ensuring workload is prioritised for the team

* Budget responsibilities as well as cost reduction

The Person:

* Must be from a strong mechanical design background

* Must have experience in engine development and knowledge of manufacturing techniques

* Must have experience leading or managing a team and developming individuals

* Must be familiar and have experience working to ISO and AS9100 standards

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