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Design Engineering Manager

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Leamington Spa
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000
Application date: 31st May 2024

Consilium Recruit has been exclusively retained by an innovate manufacturer to manage the recruitment of a Design Engineering Manager to join the team.  Joining at a time of significant expansion and new product launch you will be responsible for managing the design team to ensure the product design matches customer requirements and applicants are sought with proven leadership skills and experience working in a complex engineering, powertrain or automotive environment.

The Role
Manage the UK Design Engineers workloads and provide guidance and mentoring.
Manage, create, review, and approve change request documentation, technical specifications, and validation test plans
Approve and release controlled documents into the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system
Work with other sub-system teams in setting design requirements and leading development
Lead and/or participate in technical design reviews
Assist in developing technology roadmap for future systems
Develop design procedures and processes with the changing needs of the business
Provide DFMEA and DVP&R and G8D guidance and approval
Support Quality team with the implementation of the supplier quality manual and PAC process
Support Procurement director, purchase team and supply base with DFM activities, providing models, drawings and with any other requested documentation and support as appropriate specifically to cost down activities

The Candidate
Minimum of 5 years in an Engineering Manager / Design leadership position
Mechanical Engineering Degree (or similar)
Experience working in a complex engineering environment (powertrain, gearbox, generator environment or similar)
Previous NPI launch experience preferred
PPAP experience developing and creating Design records, FMEA’s, Control Plans, etc
Broad understanding of a wide range of production methods and technologies for both prototype and production intent components along with quality and test processes
Ideally have worked in rapidly growing Small, Medium Enterprise (SME)

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