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Engineering Design Manager

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    Electrical, Engineering, Mechanical

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    £40000 - £60000 per annum

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    Daniel Warby

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    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Title: Engineering Design Manager

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

Salary: £DOE

Industry: Off Highway

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and a world leading manufacturer of Off Highway Machinery. Due to a recent restructure new opportunities have arisen within the engineering divisions. We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Design Manager (Mechanical bias) to join at this exciting time on a permanent basis.

Hours of Work:

Mon -Thurs 08.30-12.30 13.00–17.00 (Plus Flex)

Friday 08.30 - 14.00 (Plus Flex)

Purpose of Role: 

Primary responsibility is to drive engineering changes across multiple products and processes, and continuously improve engineering activities. This includes control and allocation of his/her team resource according to the priorities and projects assigned to him/her.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that engineering change management is conducted to agreed deadlines, cost, quality and standards.
  • Ensure all engineering changes are documented in line with the common engineering organisation standards.
  • Ensure the rigorous application and demonstration of compliance with relevant legal and safety regulations to all allocated products during full lifecycle.
  • Control and allocate resource according to priorities and projects assigned.
  • Ensure resources and cost can be attributed to projects to allow good project cost control using the common engineering organisation standards.
  • Identifying and managing opportunities for improvements in processes and projects to drive continuous improvement actions through to successful completion.
  • Collaborating with various teams to ensure successful delivery of all engineering change activities.
  • Fully support the Head of Technical Support Services in the management and development of local technical competencies in accordance with the company strategy.
  • Fully support the Head of Technical Support Services in managing communication, training and implementation of agreed regional and global engineering practices and standards.
  • Responsible for all Health and Safety activities under his/her team.
  • Manage & Coach the Design Engineering team

  • Have held roles as project manager and/or engineering team leader with responsibility for significant engineering changes.
  • Have demonstrated  a good understanding of engineering organisations, support systems and processes.
  • Have experience in providing direct engineering support to manufacturing units.
  • Have held a role as an engineering manager with complete responsibility for product, people and budget.

Key Skills
  • Business acumen
  • Functional / technical skills relevant for driving engineering change
  • Awareness of project-based methodologies for managing engineering change
  • Good working knowledge of hydraulic, electrical and mechanical systems.
  • A design engineering or mechanical system integration background, skilled in 3D CAD software


HND or BEng in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline.

Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Premier Engineering for further information and apply!