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Job Title: Engineering Design Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Fareham, Hampshire
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Company: CV-Library
Category: Engineering
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The position of Engineering Design Manager reports directly to a technical Managing Director and leads a multi-disciplinary technical team of engineers and technicians. The successful candidate we are seeking should have had a career progression spanning a technical specialist role in ideally an electro-mechanical engineering design discipline, or with a bias on mechanical or electrical/electronics. The candidate must have proven experience managing the whole spectrum of product development and realisation including project management, design, V&V, certification where appropriate, and orderly production handover into manufacturing, followed by lifecycle management.

Our client are an ambitious and rapidly expanding business. This is an important management role which, for the right candidate, could lead to a more senior role as the company expands further.

We are looking for a proven people-manager with experience of managing a multi-disciplinary engineering technical team. An individual with a robust character willing and eager to take on technical challenges and work within set time and budget constraints. Strong project management capabilities and the ability to implement appropriate remedial measures, as and when appropriate, are required.

Leadership and motivational skills are key requirements in this role. The successful candidate would need to be an effective communicator able to establish and cultivate good relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders. A thorough, disciplined and detailed style of working will be necessary with a logical and detailed analysis of requirements and processes. A detailed approach towards on-time/on-budget milestones delivery is an important requirement for successful performance.

This position calls for candidates who are able to maintain a high work rate and who will be discontented merely maintaining the status quo. Candidates who are always looking for new and better ways of doing things will be welcomed and valued in this role. Mobility and alertness will be required with a clearly goal-directed restlessness will qualify for short-listing in this position.

Candidate Profile:

Currently be in a management leadership role with a previous track record.
Proven experience in managing multi-disciplinary technical teams with a blended mix of, mechanical, electro/mechanical, computer configuration/integration and electronics.
Experienced budget setter/holder with responsibility for managing an assigned budget.
Sector experience working one or more of the following industries: Defence, Automation, Medical equipment, Transport, Energy, or Communications.
Experience with understanding and managing product design to meet compliance & certification as required to international standards eg. CE, FCC, 60945, DNV-2.4, MIL-STD-810, etc.
Customer/market facing, consultative / solution orientated technical experience in an industrial B2B market sector with a good degree of engineering, computing, or technology related subject expertise.
Proven experience in leading and project managing innovation, and NPD and NPI.
Experience in setting up, maintaining and working in a professional and structured methodology aligned to ISO:9001 quality system with engineering function related management KPIs and able to demonstrate sound process understanding and commitment to a process driven working environment.
Experience with understanding and managing product V&V with compliance & certification as required to international standards eg. CE, FCC, 60945, DNV-2.4, MIL-STD-810, etc.
Customer/market facing, consultative / solution orientated technical experience in an industrial B2B market sector with a good degree of engineering, computing, electronics, or technology related subject expertise.
Proven experience in leading and project managing innovation, and NPD and NPI.
Commercially astute with a sound understanding of business processes and an abundance of common sense.
Effective people management skills with proven experience of managing multi-disciplinary technical roles and teams.
Excellent organisational skills in the areas of project management, time management and work prioritisation.
Competent communicator and negotiator with proven ability to actively and effectively communicate and engage internal and external stakeholders at all organizational levels.
Excellent problem-solving skills, utilising data/statistical and analytical methods to resolve engineering issues and improvements.
Confident presenter of information to small or large audiences, able to communicate and deliver a persuasive customer context relevant technical value proposition specific to the individual needs of each customer.
Minimum of a formal technical/engineering qualification, preferably a degree in an Engineering Discipline or related variant.
Strong knowledge of Process and Project Management.
Self-motivated and able to multi-task handling multiple priorities.
Able to demonstrate team and individual development. Willingness to share knowledge and develop team members' skills and capabilities.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

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