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Design Engineering Manager


Job Description:

Permanent Role
Design Engineering Manager for a Global Market Leader in their field of expertise.
£45,000 to £55,000
North Manchester Based – excellent access to M62, M60 and M61 motorways.
Office based role with some annual travel in the UK, Europe, and USA.
Free Parking.

Are you an experienced and dynamic Engineering Manager?
Do you have experience in drawing designs?
Can you use AutoCAD and SolidWorks?
Do you have experience of project management?
Do you come from a strong mechanical engineering background?

This is a great opportunity to join a growing and passionate business where your contributions and ideas are sought, valued, and implemented. They have big plans for 2024 and are seeking the right individual to join them to be a part of this journey.

If you are energetic, driven and like to take charge of a team and help them to deliver the results then this could be the role for you.

You will be managing the Engineering design department’s operations, ensuring the efficient production of all Customer purchasing, manufacturing drawings, working closely with internal departments in a collaborative way to ensure that projects are delivered in the best possible way. You would be managing a highly skilled Engineering team of 5 daily, ensuring that designs are created in a timely fashion and you would have the autonomy to run this department in the best possible way.

Key Responsibilities will include:
Assigning contracts to engineers and ensuring project ownership, timely execution, and customer satisfaction.
Coordinating pre-engineering and production meetings to clarify project scopes and customer requirements.
20% of the role will be drawing designs.
Identify and implement new processes and procedures to enhance efficiency.
Responsible for ensuring that all product designs are to the correct standard, are cost effective and fit for purpose.

If you have experience with Epicor ERP system, then this is desirable but not essential but experience with AutoCAD and SolidWorks is essential.

Ideally this client is seeking to interview candidates in January 2024 to start as soon as possible depending on notice periods. 

This really is an exciting time to join this company and I can discuss further if you are interested.

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  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

  • Educational level

    'A' level/Higher or equivalent