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Interim Design Engineering Manager

Job reference:
£500 per day
Job type:
General Engineering, General Manufacturing, Rail

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Interim Design Engineering Manager - South

Salary circa £500/day

An Interim Design Engineering Manager is required for this heavy-duty Engine Manufacturing company. Due to an increased interest and growing order book this business is now looking to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated, Design Engineering Manager to take specific responsibility for the ongoing design and development of an existing range of engines.

The role will require:

  • Engineering leadership and management of product design & development
  • Significant engineering & design experience of large engines including engine performance, calibration, emissions, thermodynamics, noise & vibration and EMC susceptibility
  • Management of a design department using CAD/CAE tools in both 2D & 3D applications
  • Industry experience that covers Rail, Oil & Gas, Naval, Marine and Power sectors
  • A thorough understanding of Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA), FMEA, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and problem-solving tools including 8D, Ishikawa diagrams and 5Ys
  • An ability to coach, train and educate employees in modern Design Engineering techniques
  • Strong project management and resource planning that will ensure all engineering deliverables are completed in line with customer requirements
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presented with an ability to motivate a team of highly skilled engineers
  • A degree qualification in a suitable engineering related discipline, (mechanical, automotive, materials, mechatronic)

This is a challenging high-profile role, as Interim Design Engineering Manager you will work with an established team of design engineers to develop and improve an existing range of heavy-duty engines. Although an Interim based position this role could become permanent for the right candidate.