Engineering Manager

Location Willenhall
Discipline: Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Contact email:
Job ref: J974
Published: 7 days ago

GMP Recruitment are proud to partner a highly successful and fast-growing technology company based in Willenhall. We are recruiting on their behalf for an Engineering Manager to join their team on a full time, permanent contract.

Our client is a leading and innovative organisation in a specialist defence related industry and are looking for a flexible and adaptable Engineering Manager to oversee three prominent sectors: Design, Project, and Manufacturing. They have seen substantial growth in the last few years so there has never been a better time to join.

The ideal candidate for this role will come from a managerial background within design, project management and manufacturing. You will possess a good level of computer literacy, be proficient in Microsoft Project, Excel, and Word. Ideally, the successful candidate will possess knowledge of Solidworks and Solid Modelling.

Engineering Manager main duties:

  • Lead and Co-ordinate internal/external design staff and manage those staff on a day-to-day basis, allocating work between the teams accordingly
  • Maintain and develop company works engineering and design procedures and develop and communicate technical best practice.
  • Utilise specific software to create models of the product
  • Organising previous engineering records and properly reporting new ones to produce the best methods.
  • Preparing, scheduling, co-ordinating and monitoring assigned technical and engineering projects to meet budget and deadlines.
  • Identifying potential problems with the project, leading the team into developing solutions and ensuring that they are implemented.
  • Act as the key interface between the engineering and manufacturing teams; ensuring design for manufacture, manufacturing readiness and the delivery of all production related processes and equipment necessary.
  • Developing and creating the prototyping process either by parts, tools, processes, or measurements sets. This is either executed by the Prototype Engineer or outsourced to expert colleagues.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations that apply to the machines and work environment and with all policies and procedures within the framework of the company and H&S requirements.

Engineering Manager desired skills and experience:

  • 5+ years in a Mechanical Design, Project, and Manufacturing Environment (preferable)
  • Qualified to ONC/HNC (Minimum Level 4) or City & Guilds T4 or T6 in Mechanical Engineering, with a supporting EITB Approved Apprenticeship
  • A good understanding of mechanical engineering principles and the ability to apply them in an analytical and methodical approach.
  • A strong background in project administration, design, and manufacturing to oversee key elements in all areas (essential)

The standard working hours for this position are Monday to Friday, 09:00am – 17:00pm

This role comes with a highly competitive basic salary of up to £40,000 which is demonstrable with experience, plus additional company benefits.

If the above role sounds perfect for you, please click apply.

For more information please contact GMP Recruitment Directly.

GMP Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of their client and are acting as a Recruitment Agency.