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  • Job reference: RMS0197273

Mechanical Design Manager

  • Sector: Other
  • Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/09/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
The Mechanical Design Manager has similar responsibilities to a Senior Design Engineer, but with additional responsibilities focused on line management of a team of engineers.

The Mechanical Design Manager reports to and works closely with the Engineering Manager to maximise productivity and quality, develop staff and improve processes.

It should be noted that the employee development and line management aspects of the Mechanical Design Manager role should occupy up to 20% of the engineer's working week and hence available working hours for client project work will be reduced accordingly in all resource planning activities.

The Mechanical Design Manager's management activities span the following key areas:
*Engineering Productivity & Quality
*Employee Development
*Continual Improvement
*Line Management
*The Design Manager is also responsible for undertaking the following design related activities:
*Technically Responsible Person Role
*Design Tasks
*Tendering Tasks

The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
*Degree / HND / Higher Apprenticeship in a related discipline
*Chartered Engineer (CEng)
*Has been responsible for a variety of diverse projects or activities ranging in both size and complexity.
*An ability and desire to support, motivate and develop others
*Sufficient knowledge, interpersonal skills and communication skills to attract respect and exert influence within his or her assigned group of staff
*Proven organisational, administrative, and planning abilities
*Commercially and delivery-focused
*Experience or familiarity with continual improvement methodologies

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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