Head of Design Engineering

NJR Recruitment
Stockport, UK
06 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Design Engineering


£50,000 - £65,000 plus benefits

Pressure Systems / Valves

Do you have experience as the Design Engineering Manager? Are you strong in New Product Development, mechanical engineering and leading people? Looking to join ambitious manufacturer and use your experience to grow the company.

Our client, a designer and manufacturer of high quality valves, supplying in to the oil and gas industries, now has an excellent opportunity for a Design Engineering Manager to join their engineering department.

Working as the successful Design Engineering Manager; you will be directly involved in the design process and will expect to bring a high level of knowledge and expertise to help the team and other areas of the business with problem solving; whilst ensuring timescales are met.

This role will suit someone who combines extensive experience in mechanical engineering (preferably including experience with pressure, e.g. pressure regulators, valves) with management experience.


·Ensuring all designs generated by the team members and suppliers are appropriately reviewed per our customers engineering processes and customer performance specifications including any applicable legal requirements.

·Work with sales team to review future orders and internal design capacity.

·Provide technical support and direction to the design team

·Manage project costs, deadlines and technical design

·Communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers and suppliers

·Ensure that designs comply with all appropriate customer requirements and meet regulatory requirements

·Ensure the highest levels of quality and productivity are maintained within the team and department


·Previous experience as an Engineering Design Manager.

·Experience in Pressure Systems and / or valves

·You will have lead a team and been responsible for direct management.

·It's important that you've got hands-on mechanical engineering experience.

·You'll be strong in NPD as well as project management.

·You'll understand modern manufacturing techniques and bring the company forward.

·Knowledgeable on setting and maintaining budgets across a large scale.

·Organised, experienced and focused.

·Able to keep a team motivated and engage

In return our client offers a competitive salary and great career progression opportunities.

Apply online or for further information please contact one of our specialist consultants on 0161 834 4747 quoting reference number: NJR9427

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