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Design Team Leader - Manchester - £38-40k + Pension, Bonus and Health job in Manchester

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Job Ref:  204670905
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Manchester
Post Code:  M13
Salary:  £38000 - £40000/annum Bonus, Healthcare, Pension, Childc
14/10/2016 03:18
I am now recruiting for an exciting opportunity to join a leading multinational manufacturing business who seeks a Design Team Leader to join the business and manage part of the design department.

The company is looking for a highly ambitious and confident Lead Design Engineer to come on board and be part of shaping and developing a growing team.

Ideally you will have had some experience of managing others, or have the confidence to do so. You will have strong project management skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of the business.
The Key accountabilities of the Design Team Leader role are as follows:

Drive efficiencies through the creation of parametric template designs, - improved accuracy and reduction in preparation time.
Able to incorporate DFM, DFA and DFQ into designs
Preparation of conceptual designs and rendered images
Responsible for ensuring designs meet required regulatory compliance, CE
compliance, Machinery Directives, LVD, etc
Ability to work in a pressured environment working on concurrent projects
Plan and organise own daily & weekly workload to ensure delivery of weekly
production targets and longer-term strategic business objectives.
Preparation of design proposals for bespoke applications
Preparation of technical quotations
Producing estimates of product costs
Develop accurate bills of materials
Develop, maintain and amend engineering design drawings utilising 3D software
Prepare product test and validation documents
Implement Engineering Changes accurately within required timescales
Contribute to new product design, reducing costs and lead times by investigating and
implementing new design techniques and manufacturing processes.
Investigate customer quality concerns ensuring that timely and effective corrective
measures are implemented.
Responsible for carrying out risk assessments and advising safe methods of work.
Participate in and recommend continuous improvement activities
Promote, improve and maintain appropriate quality systems during the design
Identify own training needs and communicate these through to the Mechanical Design Manager.
The Lead Design Engineer will be experienced in the following:

Degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
Experience in programming, VBA or similar
Experience in design engineering within a low or medium volume production environment or instrumentation industry
Proficient in the use of 3D drawing packages
Excellent knowledge and understanding of parametric design
Experience in the design to order industry
Knowledge of ERP systems
Formal design change management process knowledge
Knowledge of fabrication, welding, sand/die casting, vacuum forming processes

The client is looking for an experienced Lead Design Engineer with minimum 5 years experience post graduation/ apprenticeship. They are ideally looking for some experience in designing special purpose machinery or material handling equipment but are open to reviewing other similar engineering areas. The company is based in Manchester and is paying circa £35-40 plus great benefits including an annual bonus, healthcare, pension and childcare vouchers.

If you think you may be suitable for the role and would like to be considered, please apply immediately or contact Ruth Llewellyn at White Label Recruitment
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