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Design Manager

Lichfield, Staffordshire
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
DESIGN MANAGER Do you have a background in designing bespoke machinery and leading projects from start to finish? Are you a Senior Design Engineer or Manager with good industry experience in bespoke machinery design? We are looking to recruit a Design Manager for a bespoke equipment manufacturer based in South Staffordshire. The company have a long history of providing bespoke solutions to customers all over the globe and are often requested to create one off machines for specific tasks. 2022 has been another great growth year for the company in the way of orders and project requests, and this upturn is now requiring a new Design Manager to join the company and assist in the demand for new projects to be designed. Design Manager Benefits: £45, Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols) Pension Healthcare 37 Hours per week Flexible working times Immediate Start Design Manager Duties We are looking for a Design Manager to join a leading equipment manufacturer, this is a fantastic opportunity for candidate who has strong 2D & 3D Engineering CAD skills, to work within an existing small team of 10 employees and help develop new products for the future. As the Design Manager you will be responsible for updating existing machines and working on new and existing product ranges, with a strong partnership to shop floor and other engineering personnel. You will take ownership of Design Projects from start to finish. You will be responsible for: Management of all design activities from concept through to production validation. The robust design of products in accordance with the department procedures Investigating design factors such as function, materials, performance, interchangeability, cost, operational efficiency. Preparation of Project Engineering data for new product assemblies and components, e.g. 3D / 2D Drawings, BOM's, Technical Specifications Customer technical liaison on new projects, ensuring that the designs meet the customer's requirements and often exceed their expectations and remain competitive to achieve sales growth and increase market share. Design Manager Requirements Qualified to HND / Degree level in an engineering discipline, ideally Mechanical or Product Design You must have a sound knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and product design processes. It is essential that you have several years' experience designing using 3D CAD in Mechanical Machinery Design. Experience of working in a manufacturing environment A Design Manager or Engineer with experience of managing small teams Candidates should have a strong Design background in Fabrications, Machines Parts, and Hydraulics Commutable from - Birmingham, Derby, Leicester, Coventry, Stone, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Lichfield Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994
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  • Job Reference: 706350165-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Probe UK
    Probe UK
  • Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Healthcare
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent