Design Engineering Manager

Design Engineering Manager

Job Title: Design Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Winchester, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894485_1519224106
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2018 14:41

Job Description

Our client has been involved in the nuclear industry for the past 40 years with experience from every nuclear site in the UK. They have a stellar reputation, and excellent customer satisfaction. They are going through a period of growth due to continued project success and require a Design Engineering Manager to be based at their site in Winchester.

As Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the oversight and successful execution of design engineering projects, technical tender preparations and tender design estimates to schedule and within budget. Additionally, with the Engineering & Projects Director, responsible for the management, development and recruitment of the Company's engineering resource.
The successful candidate will be able to do hand calculations, substantiation, and concept design. You need to be a strong mechanical engineer with a passion for design and development.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:

Management of the engineering resource under the direction of the Engineering & Projects Director and in consultation with the Head of Projects
Development and recruitment of the engineering resource, including interns and apprentices
Management of the technical delivery of a suite of projects to programme and budget
Peer review of concept designs, 3D CAD scheme designs, detailed manufacturing drawings and design substantiation by hand calculations.
Day to day management of the technical aspects of projects
Production of the technical aspects and estimates for tenders
Peer review of engineering output
Substantiation (by hand calculation) of engineering designs
Development and recruitment of the engineering resource, development and implementation of internship and apprenticeship programmes
The ability to be a hands-on SolidWorks design asset if, and when, required.

Qualifications / Experience

Minimum of a Degree, HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar
Minimum of Chartered Engineer IMechE, Ideally a Fellow.
Significant experience and references in engineering activities in a highly regulated environment
Demonstrable track record in engineering design management
Demonstrable track record in people management, recruitment, motivation and development
Demonstrable track record in engineering design using SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD
Technical and commercial acumen
Very strong mechanical engineering (or similar) background
Exposure to, and understanding of, a wide range of manufacturing processes.

Job Title:Engineering Manager
Location:Winchester, Hampshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:894485


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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