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Engineering Manager

Owen Daniels Consultancy
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Full Time
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Engineering ManagerPermanent positionCompetitive Salary (based on experience) + Discretionary Annual Bonus, Pension up to 6%, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week (half day on Fridays)Our client is a worldwide manufacturer within the Aviation and Defence industry. Manufacturing market leading safety and securement products for global Aerospace and Defence companies. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Manager to come in and manage one of the companies engineering departments to ensure projects are on track and delivered on time and maintain customer relationships.Watton Engineering ManagerJob Specification
  • Lead and manage an Engineering team to deliver company vision in line with core company values
  • Provide strategic plans, with emphasis on headcount, skills and resources and succession planning
  • Ensure that systems and procedures are in place to ensure an effective and efficient Engineering function that fulfils the needs of customers
  • Ensure KPI's are in order so that performance can be monitored
  • To work closely with the Vice President and senior management team to develop strategic plans to grow the business and maximise its efficiency
  • Monitor the standards of the Engineering staff, both informally and via the appraisal system, train them where necessary and advise on appropriate external courses
  • To represent the company on Engineering matters to customers and other external bodies
  • To participate in initial design reviews
  • To take part in regular project reviews with staff from Engineering and other parts of the company and be available for informal consultations between reviews
  • Provide input during the manufacture of prototypes and during trials
  • Sign off projects once they are completed to your satisfaction
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement and support the continuous improvement programme
  • To act appropriately as a member of the Commercial management team and perform all other duties as required, directed, or needed to achieve business goals
Engineering ManagerEssential Skills/Experience/Qualifications
  • Degree level in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of five years' experience gained in an engineering environment
  • Proven evidence of successful leadership and line management experience
  • A valid driving licence and a willingness to travel in the UK and abroad
Engineering ManagerDesirable Skills/Experience/Qualifications
  • Experience working within a Mechanical Design environment, with knowledge of FEA and CAD
  • Industry knowledge within the Aerospace sector
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