Engineering Design Manager

Recruiter
Russell James Recruitment
Location
Cambridge
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
27 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Engineering Design Manager

My client is a global leader in the design and manufacture of hi spec sensors for a variety of sectors including defence, medical and aerospace.

The Package

+ Circa £65,000 plus benefits

+ 25 days holiday

+ Professional development opportunities

The Role

+ This will be leading a team of 9 design engineers involved in new product developments and working on custom projects.

+ The technology very much revolves around analog circuit design, first principles of physics and electromagnetic induction; so experience and interest in these fields is beneficial.

+ Planning, prioritizing and communicating the engineering projects portfolio

+ Leading engineering project review & planning meetings

+ Managing and allocating resources according to demands, timescales and skills

+ Leader and active member of new product development teams

+ Generation of management reports regarding priorities, progress and risks

+ Liaison with customer commercial and technical staff

+ Review and generation of formal technical documentation and reports

+ Liaison with Business Development on planning and costing development work

+ Quality system development

The Person

+ At least degree qualified (probably post graduate qualified) in electronics

+ An analytical approach and commercially oriented

+ A proven track record of engineering projects management and successfully planning & leading multiple projects

+ At least 5 years’ industrial experience in a product manufacturing business such as electronic equipment, oil & gas, aerospace, defence or medical

+ Professional yet personable with an ability to manage and cooperate with highly skilled engineers in a technically demanding environment

+ Good communication and presentation skills

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