Design Manager

Luton Bennett Limited
£35k - 42k per year
21 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Design Manager - Mechanical (Engineer/CAD/Draughtsperson/Catering/Stainless Steel Fabrication)


£35,000 to £42,000 + Benefits Package + 20 days’ holiday + Pension.

Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

A Mechanical Design Manager is required to work for a well-established, successful company that are going through a sustainable period of growth and expansion. The company has established connections with top end, luxury clients and has worked on many prestigious projects.

The role will suit a mechanical design engineer, supervisor or manager with experience of AutoCAD design and 3D modelling. It is essential that you are from the food service industry, kitchens, commercial catering or bespoke stainless steel fabrications. Any experience working on Revit, managing a team or overseeing Legislation and/or H&S would be highly beneficial but not essential.

The Mechanical Design Manager will be responsible for a small team of designers, within a hands on role. Aside from designing commercial kitchens, offering support and managing staff, the successful candidate will assist in the production and tender of documents and H&S.

Due to major growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen with a successful manufacturer. The company are looking to implement the necessary succession planning to keep the company moving forwards and as a result are offering an exciting technical management position. This is a fantastic time to grow with the company, develop a team and reap the rewards.

The role:
* 2D Design & 3D modelling using AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
* Managing a small team of designers
* Responsible for assisting in the production and tender of documents and H&S
* Concept based design and some re-modification work.
* Designing a wide range of kitchen equipment; sinks, benches, refrigeration units.
* Designs are stainless steel based.
* Liaising with other engineering team members (especially the manufacturing team).

The candidate:
* Will be an experienced designer with experience on AutoCAD or SolidWorks.
* Will hold a Mechanical Engineering qualification.
* Experience within the food service industry OR bespoke stainless steel manufacturing.
* It would be highly beneficial to have experience working on Revit.
* Any experience managing a team and/or overseeing Legislation/H&S would be valued.