Engineering and NPD Manager

Nicholas Associates Engineering Sheffield
Barnsley, UK
14 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Engineering & NPD Manager

Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering

Location: Barnsley

Salary: £55,000

Shift Pattern: Full-time Monday to Friday

Nicholas Associates (Engineering, Manufacturing & Technical) are recruiting on behalf of a forward thinking manufacturing client for an Engineering & NPD Manager to join their Engineering Team based from their extremely successful fabrication and manufacturing site in Barnsley.

The Role

Based in Barnsley, the Engineering & NPD Manager's role and responsibilities will be to:
  • Structure and lead the Engineering/New Product Development team.
  • Setting and managing objectives of the team and individuals, including support and training.
  • Implementation of the overall and local business strategy to meet the development / improvement manufacturing requirements of the business.
  • Identifying and implementing new technologies and new processes, deploying proven methodologies for the verification of product.

The Person

The successful candidate will have:
  • Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering Discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Engineering Management/ Engineering Project Management.
  • 2D/3D CAD user experience (ideally Creo Elements/Pro 5.0, AutoCAD 2D and Windchill PDMLink10.0.
  • Experience of Robotics and/or other automated manufacturing methods.
  • Jigs/Fixture design experience, preferably within Fabrication and/or Automation.
  • Process research and development within a manufacturing environment.
  • Broad experience of design, manufacturing, and quality engineering including CAD CAM, metal cutting / forming, fabrication, welding, automation / robotics, CNC milling/turning, and finishing technologies.
  • Lean Manufacturing principles and process evaluation experience.
  • Project Management experience.

The Company
    • 30 year old private UK company
    • Have achieved sustained sales growth year on year to become one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers in their field.

    The Package
    • £55,000
    • Health cover, contributory pension, life insurance, and competitive holiday allowance.

    Key words: Engineering & NPD Manager, New Product Development, Engineering Management, Engineering Project Management, 2D/3D CAD, Creo Elements, Pro 5.0, AutoCAD 2D and Windchill PDMLink10.0, Robotics, Automated manufacturing, Jigs/Fixture design experience, Fabrication, Automation, Process research and development, quality engineering, CAD, CAM, metal cutting, forming, fabrication, welding, automation, robotics, CNC milling/turning, finishing technologies, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Project Management

    Please e-mail your interest to or simply call 01143840112.

    Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

    Nicholas Associates Professional is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it's all about enabling people to be their best.

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