Job Description

Job Location

Hook RG27, UK

Type of Job


Salary / Rate


Job Ref:


Engineering Manager

Our Client based in Hook is looking to recruit an Engineering Manager to join their expanding facility. Our Client has been at the forefront of designing computer controlled systems to evaluate mechanical properties and is highly regarded within the geotechnical engineering design sector.  Our client exports to over 70 countries worldwide and take pride in their company mission and vision statements which underpins their core staff values.

Job Description

AS an Engineering Manager will lead and support the Engineering Design Team (Design Office, Electronics, Firmware and Software members) with the responsibility to ensure they work as a single cohesive team, within a well-developed set of process and procedures and management structure to ensure that our sales commitments are fulfilled in line with the expectations of both internal and external stakeholders.

As the Engineering Manager you will work closely with the Head of R&D to implement the new product development roadmap ensuring your team meet the project milestones in line with the business strategy.

Key accountabilities

  • Lead      the Engineering function, including people management and development,      performance & KPIs to meet the needs of the business

  • Guide the team on the creation and use of robust      internal technical procedures, including conformity to standards such as      CE/UKCA.

  • To      provide leadership and vision within Engineering, evolving an efficient      and operationally excellent environment which promotes continuous      improvement, empowerment, motivation, participation and team working that      allows employees to develop to their maximum potential.

  • To      lead and remain actively involved in lean/continuous improvement      activities across the site, introducing leading edge engineering tools and      techniques.

  • To      ensure the engineering team remain of the highest calibre, encouraging      ongoing learning and development.

  • Work closely with the Head of R&D to ensure the      product roadmap is implemented efficiently such that new products are      manufactured in line with the agreed strategy and are produced on time and      to budget.

  • Manage      the interface between customers and internal processes for the engineering      group projects and new products.

  • Knowledge      and experience

  • Have      a minimum of 5 years’ experience leading a team in a complex manufacturing      environment.

  • Expert      knowledge in implementing CE, EMC LV, Machinery Directive and PED      compliance

  • Degree      Qualified in Engineering or equivalent work based experience

  • Design      or Manufacturing background with problem solving skills

  • Be      able to read & interpret engineering drawings, electronically and      mechanically

  • Experienced      within Lean Manufacturing

  • Project      management experience would preferable

Interested in this job? Call us on: 0118 981 1110