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Engineering Services Manager

  • Location: Stansted Mountfitchet
  • Salary: £45k per year + Perm benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Job title: Engineering Services Manager

Salary Range: £45k + Perm incentives

Location: Stansted, Essex

Our client is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.

To be successful in this role you must have 3 years plus, proven relevant experience; experience of building and designing test rigs (essential).

Our client is acquired by a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices as a unit within MRO’s Aerospace and Defense Division, a recognized global provider of third-party MRO services to commercial, regional and general aviation customers as well as military, helicopter and business jet markets.

The key to success in this position is to effectively partner with commercial and production departmental heads and their teams to ensure opportunities for developing new engineering capability are maximised and engineering solutions are delivered in a timely manner, to budget meeting quality and service expectations of our customer base.

Key elements include a very hands-on approach, leading by getting involved with the processes and people to ensure understanding and achievement of the key tasks and goals.

Job Purpose

To maintain the organisation’s growth strategy by developing new capabilities and providing engineering solutions in a diverse and fast-moving business environment, requiring a strong electrical & electronic bias and developed understanding of gaseous systems, working across the electrical, compressed gases and safety equipment business units. Engineering Services Manager

Principal duties & responsibilities:

  • Undertake technical evaluation of electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic & hydraulic aircraft components and associated systems to deliver engineering solutions.
  • Design and build of test equipment within budget capable of meeting exacting standards.
  • Offer technical backup, in the event of equipment breakdown and fault-finding support to maintenance team.
  • Leverage extensive knowledge to identify and resolve quality issues in a timely manner.
  • Focus on continual development and implementation of lean management processes and operational excellence.
  • Identify, negotiate and engage with suppliers and contractors to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Plan and maintain projects in an efficient, cost-effective manner, ensuring delivery to meet / exceed customer service expectations.
  • Offer technical backup to other AEM Business Units.
  • Adhere to industry standard QA rules and regulations

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Engineering degree – any related discipline (electrical / electronic highly desirable)
  • Excellent analytical, fault finding and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and planning abilities
  • Team player – capable of working with others, whilst delivering long term objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, conveying accurate and concise information at all levels
  • Ambitious and self-motivated
  • Innovative and enthusiastic
  • Cost conscious and able to work to budget
  • Proficient use of computer (CAD, Microsoft applications etc.)
  • Strong administration abilities


  • 3 years plus, proven relevant experience; experience of building and designing test rigs (essential).

Additional Information

Working Hours: 39 -hour week; Monday – Thursday 08.00 – 16.30; Friday 08.00 – 15.30. Salary: Competitive, depending upon experience. Contract type: Permanent

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you want to be considered for the Engineering Services Manager role, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Engineering Services Manager role, please contact Jade Whitmore at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.