Engineering Manager - Product Design and Development

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Kent, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1221916369
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Engineering Manager is responsible for the leadership, operation and development of the technical office to support the business in it's delivery of its overall operational and strategic objectives.

Client Details

My client, with almost 100 years of heritage, is a leading producer of process equiptment used in wide variety of sectors. Based in Kent, it serves a global customer base and delivers not only a first class product but also a market leading level of customer service.

Description

Provide technical / engineering support and advice to the production and sales departments and to other companies in the group where appropriate.

Design, develop and manage production processes and a plant development strategy that considers the needs of the company and the impact of new and improved processes, technology and special machines.

Maximise profitability by delivering cost reduction and greater efficiency. Providing product design and development resource to support local and group strategy including the realisation of new products.

Lead the technical design team, scheduling work and resource.

Design, reconfigure, draw and develop specialist systems.

Liaise and provide technical support to sales and manufacturing teams.

Project manage developments and conveyor systems through the company processes.

Manage and maintain drawing data and records.

Profile

You will have an impressive track record as a mechanical or production engineer with outstanding leadership skills.

Essential key skills would include:

Strong leadership and communication skills.

Best practice knowledge of Engineering Project Management and Quality Systems.

Mechanical engineering design experience.

A good knowledge of manufacturing and fabrication techniques.

Very strong technical and execution capabilities with ability to solve technical problems.

A flair for innovative ideas and design

Experience using 3D CAD preferably AutoDesk Inventor.

Knowledge of the H&S requirements of the Machinery Directive (CE marking).

A team player

Job Offer

A competitive salary plus generous benefits for the successful candidate as well as career development and further opportunity

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