Job Title: Design Engineering Manager
Salary: Dependent on experience
You will lead Design, Research and Development activities to ensure completion of all projects on time, in full and to agreed budget. Projects will be focused on Special Purpose Machines for customers across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. It is essential that the successful candidate has broad experience within Automation and Special Purpose Machinery.
You will work with the sales department to ensure all designs meet the customer specification. You must be able to understand the quality, cost and delivery implications of different technical solutions and find the optimum solution for each situation.
This position reports directly into the Managing Director.
Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Engineering Design and analytical skills, e.g. DFMEA, calculations using engineering standards.
3D modelling expertise (SolidWorks 3D desirable)
Understanding of fundamental principles behind design decisions gained in industrial/automation environment in special purpose machinery
Ability to work and contribute in a team environment.
Ideally experienced in managing work of Junior Design Engineers.
Must be open to occasional travel UK/International.
Our client is a world leader in the design and manufacture of special purpose machinery and bespoke engineering solutions.