Lead Engineer

Recruiter
Luton Bennett Limited
Location
Staffordshire
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lead Engineer

Stafford

Highly Competitive Salary

Days based role

Lead Design Engineer required for a market leading heavylift and transportation engineering company with a global presence offering fantastic opportunities for career development and progression.

This role will suit experienced engineers from a structural, civil or mechanical engineering background. You will have experience designing using ANY CAD package and a strong understanding of heavy engineering. This role will suit those who have worked in a managerial or supervisory role previously, whilst those who are looking to take on management from a lead design position are also encouraged to apply. Those with strong organisational, leadership and client facing skills are encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for managing a team of 10 – 15 Project Engineers working on projects both domestically and internationally with values up to several million pounds. 50% of the role involves managing the workload of the team, organising and allocating new projects, liaising with different departments and travelling to client sites to best understand the customers’ needs. The other 50% of the role will be task based, producing designs for the range of engineering solutions the company provides. This is a very varied role offering the opportunity to manage, design and project manage huge projects. There is some domestic and international stay away, usually 1 to 2 days at a time but occasionally up to 1 week.

The Role:

*50% management of in house engineering team and meeting with clients to understand their needs.
*50% mechanical design using AutoCAD.

The Person:

*Have engineering experience and relevant qualifications within structural, civil or mechanical role.
*Have previous experience within in a leadership role or the desire to take a step up to management.
*Have strong organisational, leadership and communication skills

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