Design Office Manager

Design Office Manager

Job Title: Design Office Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shipley, West Yorkshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895642_1551343454
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2019 08:44

Job Description

Our client is long-established and respected global provider of advanced RF and microwave solutions. They have been supplying the electronic defence market for over 35 years and has an established reputation as a world leader in the supply and development of microwave products.

As Design Office Manager, the purpose of your role is to successfully manage the day-to-day activities of the design office and the design-for-manufacture engineering teams. You will drive continual improvement in product and process development with the requirement to deliver manufacturable designs and processes on time and on budget. Establish and apply best practice. Provide innovative and new solutions. Lead cross-functional teams and developing junior engineering personnel.

Your responsibilities will include:

Provide strong technical leadership to the DO / DFM Engineering Team
Act as mentor to the engineering staff consistent with the skills development & training plan.
Plan the specific design activities and resources to meet the objectives of the Product Development Programme.
Develop an open engineering culture supportive of information sharing & the stimulation of new ideas.
Authorship of technical proposal documents and presentations to customers.
Design, development and manufacturing support of products, processes and technology in more than one area.
Provide a lead Engineer function on key projects.
Establish best practice in manufacturability for new and existing designs and evaluate/introduce new innovations and manufacturing processes where required.
Planning and controlling of tasks and resources.

Your accountabilities will include:

Technical authority for the manufacturing techniques, processes and, authorship of technical proposals for these areas on New and existing product developments.
Cost implications of all designs and processes, ensuring that products can be manufactured in the most cost-effective manner.
Prepare documentation for product design reviews.
Leads area on specific projects and participates/contributes to cross-functional projects.
Ensures the appropriate tools, techniques and methodologies are being applied.
Develop comprehensive and detailed reports and presentations for customers / potential customers, suppliers, engineers and managers.
Chair cross-functional meetings.
Training of more junior members of Engineering.

Job Title:Design Office Manager
Salary:Up to £50,000pa
Location:Shipley, Yorkshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895642


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 this 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.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.