Engineering Design Manager

Akton Recruitment
Preston, UK
12 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Akton Recruitment are on the lookout for an Engineering Design Manager (3D CAD) to join a busy Manufacturing company just outside of Preston.

Overall Job Purpose:

To oversee and supervise: Design & Manufacturing Engineers (5) leading the team in the performance of a variety of tasks that are project based from initial concepts to full production within defined deadlines and targets. Supporting internal business and external customers with the development of solutions to achieve all the above.
Maintenance & Tool room team (4) maintaining equipment and plant to maximise productionWorking a flexible working pattern Monday to Friday dependant on business needs.

Key Responsibilities:

Managing a team with full responsibility for operational team performance, including training and development, H&S and welfare.
Responsibility for the complete range of operational management, including financial and ER.
Proactive support with Sales and Technical team with customer queries including site visits
Daily support with Production colleagues.
Shared responsibility for operational Preventative Maintenance
Contribute to short, medium and long term business planning.Drive continuous improvement in areas of control

General Requirements

Manage departmental health & safety issues and assist with Companies compliance
Implement and maintain a programme of Departmental Continuous Improvement.
Identify innovative solutions in solving problems, which require the analysis of production or management information.
Provide project overviews to ensure that all milestones are understood and achieved
Ensure accurate reporting of achievements / non achievements

Degree or HND or equivalent, in a relevant qualification, preferably in manufacturing, or mechanical engineering
Previous people management ideally gained in a manufacturing environment

Able to work under own initiative and on occasion under pressure whilst adhering to strict deadlines
Strong problem solving skills
Intermediate / advanced skill level in full Microsoft Office package.
Be an effective change agent
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Operational Fault Finding
Work independently and part of a team.
Deliver results, deliver improved performance.
Demonstrate commercial awareness
Manage self, working/assisting colleagues obtaining their involvement and buy in
For more information please contact Tom Ellis (phone number removed) or apply to the ad - Thanks

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