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Engineering Design Manager

Job reference:
Birmingham, West Midlands
£55000.00 per annum
Job type:
General Engineering, General Manufacturing

Engineering Design Manager - Fabrication/Sheet Metal - Birmingham

Salary circa £55,000 depending on experience

An experienced Engineering Design Manager is required for this fabrication and sheet metal working business. As a manufacturer of high quality steel, stainless steel and aluminium fabrications they supply a wide range of clients across broad industry sectors. The role will report into the Managing Director and form part of the Senior Management team.

The Engineering strategy of the business is to maintain and develop its current product range but use this technical expertise to open new markets within fabrication. This will be a challenging role requiring a strong technical background gained in the design and manufacture of complex sheet metal, fabricated components.
To be considered for this Engineering Design Manager position you must have or be:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience working as an Engineering Design Manager in a high variety low to medium volume fabrication business.
  • A thorough understanding of design methods and principles and be familiar with design reviews, product standardisation and parametric design concepts utilising modern CAD systems such as SolidWorks.
  • Entrepreneurial in nature with an eye for developing new products and services.
  • A track record that demonstrates an ability to reduce product lead times through improved design/CAD/CAM and design for manufacturing techniques.
  • Ideally degree qualified or apprentice trained and educated to HNC level you will have a full understanding of engineering design and working within an ISO 9001:2015 accredited environment.
  • A clear commercial focus understanding the need to design and engineer right first time and put in place systems that prevent part, material and product proliferation.
  • Provide technical leadership to the engineering team and support sales with technical issues and queries.
  • An ability to coach, train and educate employees in design engineering principles and modern manufacturing techniques at all levels will be required.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation, able to create understanding and a desire to change in the people you work with at all levels.

This is an interesting business with a clear strategy for growth that offers both challenge and further career potential based on success.