Mechanical Design Manager

Job Title: Mechanical Design Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derby, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-05-28
Reference: 81407
Contact Name: Jonathan Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 25, 2018 13:57

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Design Manager

Location: Derby

Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience


The Client

Our client are a global market leader in the manufacture of portable machine tools used across a wide range of industry sectors; including oil & gas, power generation, petrochemicals, nuclear, construction and shipbuilding.


The Role

The job holder will take full responsibility for the on time delivery of design, development and technical support of standard and non-standard products. Strive to continuously improve using LEAD techniques to remove cost, improve design and quality.  The jobholder will drive Quality Assurance initiatives with regards to design process, departmental interaction and customer satisfaction.


The Person
  • Through previous employment has been a hands on leader who has successfully built, managed and mentored a design team working on multiple projects on short lead times within an SME environment.
  • Taken ownership, driven and implemented procedure and process improvement.
  • Ideally skilled in full lifecycle development and complete product design from initial concept through to manufacture.
  • Comfortable taking a project from quotes and customer liaison, through purchasing, supplier meetings, budgeting, assembly and commissioning.
  • Able to demonstrate good leadership and communication skills whilst working alongside the Senior Management Team