Lead Design Engineer

35000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP37000/annum Plus additional benefits
11 Sep 2017
09 Oct 2017
Contract Type
A well-established global leading service provider of flight critical precision forged and machined components are looking for a Lead Design Engineer to join and manager their in-house design function. You will be accountable for product design integrity and processing methods for current and future products.

Salary: GBP 35,000 - GBP 45,000 p.a. + benefits

Working Hours: Mon - Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm

Friday 7.30am - 12.30 pm

Suitable for: Lead Design Engineer, Design Team Lead, Design Manager, Principle Design Engineer

The Role

You will lead and manage a team of Design Engineers driving the team in in day to day activities prioritising and troubleshooting issues as they arise. You will also be required to plan key criteria whilst liaising with key stakeholders throughout the business.

Responsibilities will include:
Overseeing six individual designs from Die Design through to tooling & fixtures and Model Simulation.

Supporting all engineering activities with a focus on NPI and continuous improvement activities within product and process design.

Producing designs to ensure compliance with internal and external specifications.

Performance managing the team with SMART targets.

Liaise with cross functional departments in-order to support the business development function when dealing with customers.

Working to improve the internal tooling and production processes.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

5 years' experience within a management position.

Degree or equivalent within a relevant engineering discipline.

Broad knowledge of Forge Design, Die Design, Tooling/Fixtures, Configuration Management, Process reporting & methods and Model Simulation.

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions.

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