Engineering Team Leader / Principal Engineer

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Andover, UK
12 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineering Team Leader / Principal Engineer

A leading provider of bespoke engineering solutions established for over 30 years, due to growth are now looking for a commercially astute and experienced Engineering Team Leader / Principal Engineer who will be heavily instrumental in the way that they manufacture their products and ultimately the overall success of the business.

Reporting into the Managing Director, the successful individual will be expected to demonstrate strong man-management skills whilst also working within a hands on capacity, overseeing the development and production of bespoke products in line with customer requirements.

The successful Engineering Team Leader will be responsible for the following:
  • Overseeing the design and specification of materials and components to be sourced by purchasing including the allocation of part numbers for all materials, components and assemblies.
  • Supporting all NPI activities and the commercial element relating to the design and development of new products; covering the full lifecycle from design through to production as well as adhering to agreed timetables, delivery to market and within budgets.
  • Project managing the design and delivery of products in line with client requirements and working closely with sales in the execution of these.
  • Preparation and presentation of management reports on status, planning timescales, milestones and cost for engineering changes, new product developments and product support.
  • Working within a hands on capacity when required supporting the production team, providing detail drawings for both new and existing products using CAD as well as creating specifications, design standards and works instructions

The successful individual is likely to be a time served Engineer and be qualified to City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3, BTEC or equivalent within Mechanical Engineering; be able to demonstrate a proven and successful track record of working within a hands on Engineering Team Leader or Principal Engineer capacity together with overall responsibility for managing the design, development and manufacture of low volume products incorporating mechanical assemblies, plastic injection mouldings, metal spinnings, sheet metal fabrications and machined components as well as possess strong man-management / mentoring skills.

Individuals with previous experience of programming CNC laser cutting machines would be of distinct interest to our client, though not essential.

This position is offering a salary in the region of £38,000 - £45,000 together with additional benefits including company bonus scheme, pension, 25 days holiday and bank holidays.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who cherishes a challenge, you will be given a blank canvass to drive change which will ultimately lead to the growth of this already highly respected business and renowned for their engineering excellence.

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