Electronics Design Team Leader (Production Design Support)

Electronics Design Team Leader (Production Design Support)

Job Title: Electronics Design Team Leader (Production Design Support)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897143_1611589514
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2021 15:45

Job Description

Electronics Design Team Leader (Production Design Support)
My client is looking for an experienced Electronics Design Team Leader. This is a great opportunity to join the Group in Bolton to provide technical and functional leadership, to support production activities and to act as an interface between the design teams.
The Role
-You will play a crucial role in leading the engagement and development of the relationship between the design and manufacturing teams.
-The role will demand that you spend time liaising with the design and test systems teams in order to understand the design and associated test regime and equipment and with the manufacturing teams to understand the specific product manufacturing processes.
-With the knowledge acquired you and your team will provide a first line of advice to the manufacturing teams when problems occur, determining whether the problem is a Design, Test System and/or Manufacturing related fault and propose and implement appropriate solutions.
-Over time, you will seek to influence the design population to produce designs that are more robust from a Design for Manufacture/Design for Test perspective and more mature as they enter the production environment, ensuring that the production facility is able to get to full rate as quickly as possible.
-Likely to be degree / HND qualified in electronics or a closely related subject (other relevant electronics design/manufacture experience may be considered).
-Significant and proven experience in the design of electronics, preferably in the defence industry (but not essential).
-Proven experience of leading a small engineering team is essential. The desire to take the lead and develop both your own and the team's careers is a crucial aspect of the role, as is the ability to think ahead and plan for you and your team's future. Support in achieving this will be provided at a group and company level.
-The ability to, and be prepared to, work autonomously if needed, lead the delivery of your work assignments and those of others and actively engage with partners to ensure successful delivery of your outputs.
-Proven and significant experience of partner management, developing people and their skills and forward planning for the team and its activities.
Note: This role requires reasonable travel in the UK and could involve some travel overseas in Europe (subject to COVID-19 restrictions).
-Position - Electronics Design Team Leader - Permanent
-Location - Bolton
-Salary - Negotiable depending on experience
Key Words - Electronics, Leadership, Leader, DFM, Design for Manufacture, DFP, Design for Production, Production, Design, Support
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.
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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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