Design Manager

Vibe Recruit
Blaenau Gwent, UK
06 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Manager £35-45,000 depending on experience

Company Overview

The company specialises in the design and manufacture of specialist products to meet all of the requirements of its many clients.

The Vision

Dedicated to making the company name synonymous with Integrity, Quality, and Innovation, they strive to offer a unique combination of integrated solutions and services unmatched by any other company; to be the Only One.

They are proud to deliver sustainable value to our customers.

Main Purpose of Job

To manage and optimise the activities, workload and personnel development within the Design Team.

The role requires the management and co-ordination of senior stakeholders and managers across the range of sales, marketing and operations.

Key Responsibilities

Manage the Design function

Innovation, R&D and Product development.

Development of Design best practice

Company presentations.

Run internal and external training programs.


Preferably educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering or design related subject.

Creative and innovative flair.

Track record of success in delivering complex projects.

Capable of managing / supervising a number of projects simultaneously.

Effectively manage resources to achieve project timescale and budget.

Networking and communication skills; able to deal with people at all levels within the organisation, customers and external bodies.

Excellent interpersonal skills in influencing, negotiation and communication.

Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills.

Demonstrates integrity when working with colleagues and leads others by setting example of required behaviour.

Assisting with skills development and delivery of change and development actions.

Previous experience of managing and maintaining customer relationships

Personal Qualities

Ability to work under pressure; think clearly and act decisively.

Excellent organisation skills and interpersonal skills

Excellent problem solving skills.

Excellent attention to detail

Full UK driving license

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