Design Leader

Location Coventry
Salary: £47000 - £55000
Contact name: Kevin Mundy

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Job ref: 819
Published: 6 months ago

Our client, a market leader for automated manufacturing systems, are looking for an experienced Design Leader to join their team in Coventry.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the mechanical design on designated Special Purpose Machine project(s); guiding & managing a team of designers and liaising with other engineering disciplines (Process, Layout, Simulation, Controls) to ensure a complete engineering solution is developed

  • Scope & timing management of mechanical design activities on designated project(s)

  • Work closely with Engineering Leader / Engineer Manager for scope / timing / resource planning and tracking

  • Allocate tasks to designers appropriately within the team based on alignment of application / complexity to skillset & experience

  • Liaise with commodity suppliers to ensure equipment selected is suitable for the application & get supplier sign-off prior to release to manufacture

  • Manage & guide external design contractors working on or off site to ensure they are effectively integrated into the engineering team

  • Support manufacturing, assembly & site teams with design queries & clarification

  • Mentor graduates / apprentices / junior design engineers to support their personal development

Overall Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years experience with increasing skill, knowledge, and responsibility level. 

  • Relevant Engineering Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree