Mechanical Design Engineering Manager / Design Specialist

Vector Resourcing
£70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Design Engineering Manager / Design Specialist
A brand new vacancy for a Principal Mechanical Engineer / Manager / Project Manager / Design Specialist to lead blank sheet development projects involving cutting edge technology for the design of real-world products for household name companies in industry sectors such as Medical Devices, Industrial Automation / Special purpose machinery, consumer electronics and FMCG.

This very Senior Mechanical Engineering position is a mix of hands-on design, team/man management, project management and direct contact with customers. You will be a highly technical Managing Consultant Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Manager or R&D Manager with a passion for designing and prototyping real-world products. Projects range from highly complex one-off Mechanical/ Electro-Mechanical systems and assemblies to ultra-low cost units manufactured in millions. You will take the hands-on technical lead, consulting with clients and help them devise elegant and cost-effective technical solutions. You will also identify potential business opportunities for these clients. This role requires not only strong consulting and team leading experience but first class mechanical design engineering skills and experience. You will be joining a world leading R&D Consultancy heading up an exceptionally gifted, enthusiastic and friendly design group -which you will lead from the front.

Requirements for Principal Mechanical Engineer / Managing Consultant Engineer:
* Proven experience of engineering leadership from either an industry or engineering consultancy role. You must also possess the necessary depth and breadth of skills to be able to deliver technically challenging development projects, as well as the commercial acumen to adapt well to a consulting environment, including new business development.
* Experience in leading and delivering complex Product and/or Process mechanical design solutions
* Minimum 2:1 BSc / BEng / MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related subject
* Accomplished engineering leader including line management, recruitment and technical guidance
* Substantial experience in system or product design; from concept, through to detail design, to scale-up and volume manufacturing
* Best practice knowledge of engineering project management and quality systems
* Experience in interacting and influencing with senior management both within a business and externally
* A track record of delivering projects and building long standing and harmonious client/customer relationships over many years
* Ideally some experience of business development including proposal writing and budget estimation
In return, you can expect a highly competitive salary and extensive benefits along with a first class working environment. You can expect plenty of project variety with a constant flow of new projects to work on - boredom will never be an issue!
Job Location: Cambridgeshire (commutable from Bedford, North London, Cambridge, Stevenage, Harlow, Royston, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, etc)
Salary: £70k - £100k + Excellent Benefits package including generous bonus.
If you feel this is the position for you, or for more details, please phone Adam Mayne at Vector Recruitment or drop him an email with your CV attached.