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Design Manager


Job Description:

Job Title:             Design Manager

Location:             Coventry

Salary:                 £60,000 - £65,000

Type:                    Permanent


Strong proven experience in mechanical design with heavy machinery?

Experience in plant process/capital equipment or surface finishing machinery?

Want to join a highly successful and well-established engineering business?


We are world leaders in advanced technology around process plant. We deliver full turnkey solutions addressing all stages of customer requirements from design, manufacture, installation and management of process plant for Surface treatment, Non-destructive testing and process water recycling.


Due to continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Design Manager to join our highly motivated development team.


The Design Manager will be responsible for:

  • Ensure designs and drawings are produced on time, within the agreed budget
  • Develop and implement successful design strategies
  • Ensure design teams adopt and make effective use of standard parts and products
  • Ensure compliance with all current technical and HSE regulations
  • Maintain TCF & TF for all projects and products
  • Managing a team of engineers, supporting their continued professional development and conducting performance reviews in line with Company procedure.
  • Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, and disciplinary action, with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary.
  • Report monthly on performance, set KPI's and manage the design goals.  
  • Management/strategy for the Vault and CAD software
  • Manage the design budget.


A successful Design Manager will need:

  • Engineering Degree
  • Previous experience of design engineering in capital equipment engineering environment
  • Extensive knowledge of machinery engineering
  • Evident experience on CAD systems
  • Previous experience managing a small team of engineers
  • Previous project management experience
  • Knowledge in Steel and/or Plastic fabrication


We an attractive salary and a comprehensive set of benefits for out Design Manager.

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Company contribution pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Internal free training catalogue


If this sound like the opportunity for you, then don't delay apply today. We are eagerly awaiting to hear from you.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing