Engineering Manager - Hydraulic Systems
Engineering Manager - Hydraulic Systems Off-Highway Leicester £50,000 - £65,000 + benefits An Engineering Manager opportunity has arisen working for the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. As Engineering Manager of the Hydraulic and Controls department you will be responsible for machine hydraulic systems from concept to production, and service thereafter. You will be the primary UK hydraulic system expert and first point of contact for the machine groups hydraulic input and expertise. You will be involved with and contribute to the hands-on testing and operation of machines. You will have direct interface with the end machine user, production line, and supplier development team. You will be accountable for acceptable system tuning and operation providing continuously increasing levels of efficiency, controllability, and performance to the customer. You will join a global team of highly motivated hydraulic component, systems and controls engineers with deep knowledge and support of machine functionality and development. You will benefit from and contribute to the continuous growth and learning of the larger team. Lead, coach and motivate a small team to develop collaborative relationships with internal and external customers as well as within the internal teams to achieve goals. Deep understanding of fluid power and the application of such to mobile power hydraulic system machines Understand and develop requirements, system architecture, components specification and application requirements on multiple products Take responsibility for the overall management of key projects and the day-to-day resource issues working in tandem with the engineering managers that support the product groups. Lead team to complete objectives in design of new products and maintenance of existing products, components, and systems Communicate results and set priorities to global customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units Ensure development, validation and test requirements are met for production ready system solutions Create relevant drawings and release schematic(s) Lead and own FMEA's teams, actions, validation plans, and critical characteristics Prepared to travel Globally to support issues as the arise Provide technical coaching and troubleshooting in the interest of providing technical solutions in development, production, and field support Skills, experience & qualifications you will have; Experience of development and design of fluid power components and systems Experience and understanding of taking a product from concept to production utilising FMEA, DVP&R & APQP process Established record of achievement, showing improvement in an engineering environment Analytical experience with simulation tools of hydraulic systems Experience of dealing with problem solving in a fast-paced environment Reading and understanding drawings and release schematic(s) Willing to travel globally Understanding of market product cost A confident communicator with strong interpersonal, influencing and coaching skills; able to effectively engage with and influence teams, and able to share information in a straight forward and compelling way Results-driven, with a "can-do" attitude and ability to get into the detail when necessary Expert industry experience Supervisor experience with proven success in challenging leadership situations Working with Creo/auto cad or similar tools. Previous project management experience Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.
Permanent / Desford, Leicestershire