Engineering Technical Manager (Industrial Automation)

Reed Engineering
Milton Keynes
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
How would you like to join a leading industrial automation company with a world wide client basis and a reputation for high quality products specified by many major manufacturers?

This is a company at the cutting edge of production and industrial automation with offices and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. The company prides itself in always leading the field in new technology and innovation which keeps it ahead of its competitors and you could be a part of this. 

The company is seeking a Technical Manager with an electronics bias from the industrial automation industry to take over an established term of individuals based in Milton Keynes.

Looking after a mixed technical / design team of 10 engineers made up of hardware, software, mechanical, electronics and electrical engineers, you and your staff will be responsible for providing high end technical support, project support and maintaining a market and technical knowledge base for internal and external customers across the company's European network of offices and manufacturing facilities.

The role will also mean dealing with technical market research, keeping abreast of the latest new developments in the industrial automation sector and how these developments can be Incorporated into the company's products and services. You will also compile / check new technical literature to be distributed to both internal and external customers alike.

To do this will require an engineer who not only has man management skills, but also has a genuine passion for what they do. You will need to engage and organise your resources, delegating where necessary and demonstrate the ability to work, to sometimes conflicting deadlines, with a calm and positive attitude. The role also means working with multinational teams and a variety of projects. Some budgetary management will also be your responsibility.

This is a role for an engineering manager who is equally comfortable with both the administration and man management side of the business as well as the hands on technical side. THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS !

To be considered you must be able to demonstrate

* A degree level education in electrical or electronic engineering

* A background in industrial automation related to manufacturing industry

* Knowledge of PLC controlled machinery and associated technology

* Previously managed multi-disciplined teams of 10+ individuals

* Customer facing skills

*Ideally MIEE / MIET or higher

In return the company offers a generous basic salary, 25 days annual leave, Private Healthcare (at 6 months), free parking, subsidised canteen, life assurance, childcare voucher scheme and other benefits.


Give me a call on 01727 731950 or apply on line with your current CV and a cover letter hi-lighting why you should  be considered for this role.

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