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Engineering Director

Employer
Verto People
Location
Cheshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 Dec 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Engineering Director / Director of Engineering / Design Director / Director of Design / Technical Director required to join a Global manufacturer based in the North West.

The successful Engineering Director must have a proven background / technical knowledge of hydraulics, hydraulic control systems, electro-hydraulics, hydraulic components, machine applications, or similar.

You will come from a design / NPI / Project management background with engineering leadership experience.

Package

Up to £80,000 depending on experience

Competitive benefits - to be discussed

Role

Provide engineering leadership within a fast-paced, industry-leading manufacturer

The Engineering Director has ownership and responsibility for achieving product and application performance

Set, maintain, and verify standards for drawings, specifications, and documents

Empower the Engineering team to ensure timely and successful completion of projects and new product introductions

Be the technical ambassador to customers on existing products and new products

Work closely with customers throughout the product lifecycle

Oversee change requests

Analyse and resolve problems and provide technical assistance and leadership

Leading the project discipline to ensure quality and financial goals are achieved

Develop engineering talent

Lead and work with project teams to control price, maintain or exceed quality expectations, deliver on project timelines

Develop and support product quality and performance

Create, develop and implement new application, product, or operational concepts

Liaise with various engineering departments both in the UK and Globally

Develop and execute strategic project and business development plans and models to include ROI, P&L fundamentals, product performance and quality requirements

Office based near Warrington with International travel

Requirements

Proven experience as an Engineering Director, Director of Engineering, Design Director, Director of Design, Technical Director, Head of Engineering, Engineering Manager (Design), Design Manager, Technical Manager or similar

A proven background / technical knowledge of hydraulics, hydraulic control systems, electro-hydraulics, hydraulic component, machine applications or similar

Degree qualified (BEng, BSc, MEng or MSc) in Engineering, mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, manufacturing engineering, aerospace engineering or similar

Strong design / project management skills

Significant experience in product design, verification testing, supplier development and customer support

Ideally commutable from Liverpool, Warrington, Manchester, Ellesmere Port, Northwich, St Helens, Wigan, Chester or surrounding areas. We would also consider candidates who are looking to relocate
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