Design Manager

Spencer Ogden
Stoke-On-Trent, UK
17 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to expansion my client is looking to take on a Design Manager. The role will involve managing a small growing Design Team The role will require the candidate to be able to prepare designs which will be backed-up by engineering calculations, analysis and manufacturing drawings.
The ideal candidate will be capable of taking on projects in the initial phase and seeing them through to their completion. This will include;
  • Concept development
  • Acquisition of appropriate parts
  • Supervision and coordination of the build and test of prototype equipment
  • Compile the documentation required for the product
  • Complete all project activities within a timely manner
  • Working to the companies' budget.

Person Specification:
  • Experience using Solidworks is essential
  • Experience Designing Special Purpose Machinery
  • Experience with Conveyors would be highly beneficial
  • AutoCAD 2D experience would also be of benefit

Key Responsibilities:
  • The Job will involve taking responsibility for design projects, from cradle to grave and providing tailored engineering solutions for projects.
  • Creating, maintaining and reviewing engineering drawings and schematics using CAD packages.
  • Preparation of design packages so that design reviews can be carried out.
  • Carry out engineering calculations
  • Source and select materials to allow for effective design optimisation.
  • Modify existing products to meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Make cost calculations caused by any changes to the designs and inform the Engineering Manager of these.
  • Prepare test and operational procedures, and quality management documentation.
  • Keep accounts of all technical documentation including: Reports, Calculations, Specifications, Parts list, Assembly, Test and Operational Procedures, Manufacturing Data, Risk and failure-mode analyses.
  • Technical Liaison with colleagues, clients and suppliers

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office

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