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Engineering Manager/Director

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    Electrical, Engineering, Mechanical

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Warby

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    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Job Title: Engineering Design Manager

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Dudley, West Midlands

Salary: £ DOE

Industry: Process Equipment/Machinery


Hours of Work:

Mon – Fri:- 08:30 – 12:30 and 13:15 – 16:45

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and a Global leader in Design, Manufacture & Installation of Special Purpose Process Equipment. An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Design Manager to lead the small Design Team on a permanent basis. This great opportunity is part of a succession plan to become the next Engineering Director.

Purpose of Role:
  • Capable of leading a young team of Design Engineers to deliver the appropriate solution from Front End Engineering to Detailed Design production.
  • To provide the technical lead and direction to the engineering team
  • Provide Engineering Support to overseas manufacturer’s right through to client handover.
Main duties & responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the various departments of the company, to ensure engineering requirements are achieved in accordance with Contract commitments.
  • Control and allocate resources according to priorities and projects assigned.
  • Identifying and managing opportunities for improvements in processes and projects to drive continuous improvement actions, through to successful completion.
  • Provide support to the project management and site staff, in the execution of all projects undertaken by the company.
  • Manage and coach the Design Engineering Team
  • Liaise with clients and suppliers on as as-needs basis. This is also likely to involve co-operation with the US operation, on shared projects. All aspects of this point,  may require some overseas travel, from time to time.
  • Have the ability to implement new procedures, as necessary.
Essential role related knowledge, technical skills, qualifications and experience
  • Have held a similar role in the past, with responsibility for engineering changes and new design.
  • Have demonstrated a good understanding of engineering organisations and processes.
  • Have experience in providing direct engineering support to manufacturing units.
  • Have held a previous role having responsibility for product, people and budget.
Key Skills
  • Business acumen.
  • An ability to work under pressure.
  • Good working knowledge of hydraulic, electric and mechanical systems.
  • A process equipment background, skilled in AutoCAD & Inventor, would be preferable.
  • An ability to educate the younger members of the Engineering team.
Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Premier Engineering for further information and apply!