Job: Product Architecture Manager/ Engineering Change Manager

Job Title: Product Architecture Manager/ Engineering Change Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-03-27
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

An experienced Product Architecture Manager is sought for a leading manufacturer of specialist vehicles in the Warwickshire area. This is a great opportunity to join an established global business, a leader in their sector with a large design and manufacturing presence here in the UK. 

Part of the engineering leadership team you will manage a team of Engineering Change Controllers and data analysts to ensure engineering changes are effectively implemented within the business and into manufacture. In doing so you and your team will help to minimise stock obsolescence, ensuring changes are communicated across the business and take any necessary steps to mitigate perceived risks.

Your role will have 4 key areas of responsibility, they include:
  • Effective Implementation of Change through the company change management system
  • Product Configuration Management and Maintenance
  • Risk Evaluation and taking any mitigation actions
  • Team management and leadership
In return, they are offering the chance to join an empowered R&D team in a varied leadership role. The business continues to grow and invest in new vehicle development and can offer a great working environment with flexible working hours in place.

Sound Interesting? Essential skills required include:

-          Previous experience managing a team to effectively implement change within a manufacturing business

-          Skilled user of MRP/ERP Systems able to interrogate and maintain Bills of Materials (BOM)

-          3-5 Years’ experience + in a change management role ideally in a relevant industry i.e. automotive, yellow goods, heavy vehicle etc.

-          Good attention to detail, strong communicator able to drive issues through to completion across the business

-          Good problem-solving skills, able to generate solutions and make proactive decisions for the team

Further desirable skills include experience with product/vehicle configuration though this is not essential.

To apply for this exciting new position please send your CV to