Group Leader, Mechanics And Design Department

Recruiter
IC Resources
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1241976330
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am working with a very successful Consultancy based in Cambridge to find a Group Leader for their Mechanics and Design Department. This interesting role will give you the opportunity to be a leader within the discipline, both from a technical perspective and a managerial one. You will mentor the group members and help them develop their skills, whilst taking an active role in the technical project teams.

Specific responsibilities
* Working with the other Department Leaders and technical seniors, you will be responsible for leading the activities of the group.
* Specific responsibilities will include:
* Active and significant contribution in technical delivery of solutions and products to manufacture
* Line management of members of the group
* Leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams, focusing the team to deliver a solution
* Participating in sales meetings with clients and, in conjunction with other senior members, helping to interpret client requirements, demonstrating the company's capability and developing technical proposals
* Working with team members to communicate ideas and engineering concepts to all disciplines
* Recruiting new staff members into the group which align with the Department and Divisional growth plans
* Collaborating with other experts across the company from a range of background and skillsets on all aspects of good engineering practice
* Preparing and delivering technical documentation to high quality requirements
* Working with other engineering disciplines to meet our client goals

The successful applicant will have:
* An excellent degree in engineering (or equivalent experience), with a focus on mechanical or similar specialisms
* Strong client-facing skills and must be willing to travel from time to time
* Team leadership, project management or experience of mentoring people in a technical environment
* Experience of working with CEMs typically including contractual negotiations, supplier audits, supply chain management and transfer to manufacture
* Substantial experience working professionally within a mechanical discipline
* Experience and ability in interpreting client requirements and developing technical proposals
* Capacity to lead design direction within the context of manufacturing, including design reviews and FMECAs.

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