Job: Engineering Manager

Job Title: Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-05-14
REF: EM SL T1 Auto
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

This senior leadership role is a great opportunity to join a well-established business that specializes in the development and production of electro-mechanical products for the automotive, construction and agricultural sectors.

They are seeking a Technical Manager to work alongside the manufacturing, quality and works engineering manager as part of the senior leadership team. You will be responsible for effective management of the R&D department including design, test & development and production.

Responsibilities will include the creation and implementation of an engineering strategy that will meet business objectives. Ensuring the business remains competitive in the current market – developing products that meet market and customer need in terms of quality, cost and delivery. This will include investigating new markets; driving R&D to develop new products, contributing to annual budgets and value-added engineering activities.

To be successful they are seeking an experienced engineering leader who can bring ideas into the business, help upskill the team in areas including GD&T and has the knowledge to lead design activity as well as providing engineering support to manufacturing. The role has 2 direct reports a design engineer and a production engineer. 

Key skills/experience required for this position includes:

-          A motivated engineer with the drive to make things happen

-          A proven track record of engineering management and the ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements

-          Degree qualified in engineering or HNC/HND plus experience

-          Experienced of mechanical testing and development

-          Design experience including knowledge of FMEA, DFM and DFA

-          A hands-on individual happy in a varied role within a dynamic SME environment

-          Experience with electro-mechanical products would be beneficial

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