Design Manager

Vacancy posted: Friday, 16 September 2016

Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Location: Glasgow

Closing date: 19 October 2016
Job ref. no.: CGMLC3214

Our client is a leading industrial product manufacturer, who as a result of growth need to appoint an ambitious Design Manager to lead their multi-site design operations.

Reporting to the board you shall be responsible for leading and managing all design operations, including all R&D work across the firms multiple operations globally. Specifically you shall -

  • Develop a thorough knowledge of all the firms products and service offerings
  • Lead and develop a highly skilled specialist team across design, development, testing and manufacture.
  • Provide innovative Engineering leadership and authority by developing the Engineering team, utilising best practice to improve throughput and lead times
  • Ensuring a right first time approach through the utilisation of appropriate engineering tools, techniques and systems
  • Demonstrating effective leadership skills and proactive relationships with manufacturing, quality, supply chain and sales.

It is expected that you shall have a proven track record within a design led manufacturing environment, having either led a team of design engineers or be ready for that challenge. You will ideally be degree qualified (in either Mechanical or Design Engineering) , have a demonstrable track record of success of implementing engineering change and improving processes. You will be able to demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm combined with an ability to understand the commercial strategy of the business. You will have first class communication skills, and an excellent ability with CAD Systems (ideally ProEngineer).

Given the number of global operations within the business there is an element of travel expected with the post.

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