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Design Manager (Mechanical Engineering)

Design Manager (Mechanical Engineering)

£50,000 – £55,000 + Company Bonuses + Private Medical Insurance + 1 Day WFH + Training + Professional Development + Paid Sick Leave


Are you a mechanical design engineer, wanting to build on your heavy engineering design experience and progress into a leadership position, where you will receive tailored training to support your development and accelerate your career?

Do you want to work on technically challenging projects and become an expert name in your field, designing bespoke centrifugal machinery for an international client base, and play a pivotal role in the company’s continued success within a Design Manager role?

On offer is the opportunity to join a well-established company with a great reputation and for both its services and relationships with employees, rewarding them with a generous twice-yearly bonus. Established over 40 years ago, they have recently taken on new contracts for international clients and are now looking for a Design Engineer to step into a Manager role, to help the company grow and keep up with demand.

You will be responsible for managing large centrifugal projects from concept to completion, liaising with clients to understand their needs and using CAD software to design or modify existing design to meet those needs. You will also be responsible for looking into design factors such as operational efficiency, material use and cost.

The Role

  • Managing the design process from concept to completion
  • Investigating all design factors such as function, materials and opertational efficiency
  • Preparing project engineering data such as BOMs
  • Overseeing the work of a small design team

The Person

  • Mechanical Design Engineer or similar
  • Experience with heavy engineering design
  • Ideally any experience with machine automation, pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Looking to progress into management

Key Words: Design Engineer, Lead Design Engineer, Design Team Lead, Team Lead, Engineering, Mechanical Design, Product Design, AutoCAD, Inventor, Vault, Litchfield, Birmingham

Reference: BBBH13389

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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