Design Team Leader

White Label Recruitment Ltd
Preston, UK
10 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting vacancy has arisen with one of our multinational clients based in Preston. The company requires a Design Team Leader to join the team to manage 3 engineers, and drive the design team forward.

Reporting directly to the Technical Manager and supervising the 3 engineers, the main purpose of this role is manage design and development activities including solutions to meet all agreed Engineering Change (EC) requirements, including product approvals. Additionally, you will ensure component solutions implemented are aligned with group strategy and meets specification.

As Post Design Team Leader, you will:

* Ensure drawings and 3D models are delivered.

* Ensure changes to products are quality/reliability tested in laboratory facilities.

* Ensure technical literature is complete in line with the company brand guidelines.

* Assist implementation of new product projects to agreed brief and scope.

* Ensure products comply with third party approvals including compliance.

* Work with local and group processes for task delivery and reporting.

* Ensure PDM and MRP systems are reliable for accurate Bill of Materials.

* Liaise with suppliers, agencies, project teams and departments.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

* Ideally you will have an engineering qualification to degree/HND/HNC level or equivalent

* You will have experience of leading/ mentoring others

* You will have experience in sheet metal and general manufacturing materials processes

* Knowledge of gas/electric, controls technology will be advantageous

* We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, capable of working both individually and within a team, organised, and someone who has an excellent eye for detail.

Company Benefits:

The company is paying £45-50k and are offering contributory Pension scheme with employer double contribution match up to 8%, life cover x3 salary standard (can be increased), 25 Days holiday plus stats, Perks retailer and services discounts, Friends and Family product and service discounts, Taste Card, Cycle to work, MyCar purchase scheme, private dental and Medical, UNUM legal advice.

If this opportunity could be of interest to you, please apply immediately for consideration. For more information please contact Ruth Llewellyn at White Label Recruitment

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