Engineering Manager

Recruiter
CWR Consultancy
Location
Northamptonshire
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting time for this design and manufacturing business as they look to increase their product portfolio and double the headcount of their engineering department. Leading the Engineering department of this specialist electronics firm, you will ideally come from a Mechanical Engineering background and have experience managing a multi-discipline technical team. Reporting directly to the CEO and MD, and overseeing a team consisting of embedded, mechanical, RF and EMC engineers, you will play a key role in leading the team during this next phase in their business roadmap.

The successful candidate will be an effective communicator with a firm project management background and have a natural aptitude for working in a fast-paced design and manufacture environment. The Engineering Manager must be seen to lead by example. This is a close knit long standing team where they all pull together to ensure quality of product and on time delivery.

Your remit will include but not be limited to:

* Working closely with sales team to support with technical expertise and to provide budget information on new orders

* Developing rapport with new and existing customers, matching their needs to technical specifications

* Liaising with manufacturing to ensure outputs are met on time and within budget

* Prioritising workload to meet targets and working to exceed expectations

* Developing processes ensuring they adhere to specific industry requirements; aerospace, defence, military, surveillance

This is a forward thinking progressive environment that is going through significant growth so it is essential that the Engineering Manager has a solid background in leadership and project management. You will be Engineering Degree Qualified and have 10+ years in a similar management role.

Due to the location of this role and nature of their services, it is essential you have a valid UK passport and your own transport

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