Design Manager (Bespoke Conveyor Systems)

36000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP36000 - GBP40000/annum + Benefits Package
13 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
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Design Manager (Bespoke Conveyor Systems)


GBP36000 to 40000 Basic Salary + Holidays Increasing With Service Tenure + Life Assurance 4x Basic Salary + Healthcare Plan + Pension

Design Manager required to head up a conveyor design team for a market leader. The companu use Solidworks for both 3D modelling & 2D design.

The successful candidate must be an experienced Design Engineer, fully proficient in SolidWorks 2D and 3D, with a good working knowledge of MRP systems; you must understand conveyor systems design.

In this post you will liaise closely with projects and manufacturing to ensure effective delivery of bespoke conveyor systems. Experience undertaking costings and time scales would be beneficial but not essential. You will be responsible for a team of 4 design engineers, assuming full responsibility for appraisals, disciplinaries, and recruitment where necessary. Any experience in a similar capacity will be beneficial although management experience is not essential. This is in the main a hands-on design role with managerial responsibilities.

The company invest significantly in their staff and facilities. They provide long-term job stability, alongside the opportunity to head up the bespoke manufacture department.

The Role:

* Design of conveyor systems and bespoke stainless steel products
* Use of SolidWorks 2D & 3D
* Finite element analysis
* Bills of material, costing,
* Production of full manufacturing drawings with bill of materials, costing, time scale & routings
* Full autonomy for the management of a team of 4 design engineers; you will undertake appraisals, disciplinaries, recruitment and dismissals
* Office based role with occasional site visits

* Monday to Thursday 8 AM to 5 PM and Friday 8 AM to 1.45 PM

The Candidate:

* Experience in designing ANY conveyor systems
* Proficient in SolidWorks 2D & 3D
* Understanding of MRP Systems
* Experience of Finite Element Analysis
* Management experience is desirable but not essential
* Full UK Driving Licence for site visits; company car pool provided for these