Production Design Support - Group Lead

Production Design Support - Group Lead

Job Title: Production Design Support - Group Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896779_1589888150
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 19, 2020 12:35

Job Description

My client, a world leader in the defence sector, requires a Production Design Support Group Lead to manage the performance and development of their Electronic Engineering & Test Equipment team in Bolton.

This is a great opportunity to join a young Electronics Engineering team and play a major role in shaping the future of the organisation.

The Group Lead - Production Design Support will be a committed leader, someone who is passionate about the performance management and development of a technical and engineering team. An engineering appreciation will be beneficial for some aspects of this role, but passion, commitment, focus, drive and vision to lead a team to deliver successfully are the most important attributes.

Duties will include:
*Providing functional line management to a highly dynamic team of engineers providing production design support at a purpose-built manufacturing centre.
*Delivering high-level stakeholder management to ensure the team is engaged throughout the project life cycle and their skills are fully utilised.
*Supporting/leading change programmes to meet a dynamic environment at the forefront of delivering equipment critical to the defence of our nation and its front-line forces.
*Delivering high quality development and performance reviews to maximise the potential of the team.
*Managing the development/maintenance of the team's skills.
*Managing the development and harmonisation of processes that are fit for the rapid development of cutting-edge technologies.
*Monitoring, reviewing and reporting progress against technical and schedule deadlines with support from Technical Delivery Leads and Functional Team Leaders.
*Reinforcing technical excellence (with the help of the Technical Expert community) through robust design activity.
*Supporting the recruitment process to meet workload and skills needs.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to have a background in a similar electrical/electronic engineering sector and will be proven leaders, people who:
*Can set an example and empower people, inspiring individual through company values.
*Care about the wellbeing and development of people as an important company asset.
*Can motivate people/teams to pull together to deliver through the most challenging technical and time bound environments.
*Do what they say they will - our client wants commitment to deliver.
*Have the confidence to make the decisions they need to make.
*Can mentor people to grow personally and deliver company values.
*Can work to change fixed mind-sets to deliver excellence and go the extra mile when needed.

Group Lead for Production Design Support (Electronic Engineering & Test Equipment)
Salary £50-65k plus bonus and benefits

Key Skills: Electronics, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Production Design Support, Group Lead, Manufacturing, Leader, Management, Team Development, Motivation, Performance Review, Line Management, Stakeholder Management.

PLEASE NOTE: 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 British Citizens (or British Citizens holding some dual nationalities). Applicants who meet these 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.

This role is a PERMANENT position.

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