Head of Mechanical Design Westhoughton Circa £70k

Posted on Jan 24, 2024 by Progressive - BirminghamEng
Manchester, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£60k - £70k Annual
Full-Time

Head of Mechanical Design Westhoughton Circa £70k

Progressive Engineering and an Engineering Leader in Heavy Fabricated Structures & Systems for Regulated Industries are looking to recruit a Head of Mechanical Design for their Engineering & Manufacturing Site near Westhoughton, owing to succession planning and project workload for +.

Based near Westhoughton and reporting into the Engineering Director, the Head of Mechanical Design will be responsible for:

  • Delivery of business plan and business objectives year-on-year.
  • Direct & Indirect Line Management of full Engineering Design Team
  • Drive departmental improvements and value engineering initiatives.
  • Reduction/Elimination of "drawing errors" as identified through the NCR process.
  • Forward Load Schedule Adherence
  • Ensure design activities and deliverables are undertaken/completed in accordance with the master programme, and within project budget (track forecast vs actual hours).
  • Efficiency improvements to reduce design time in projects/products.
  • Control of resource throughout the engineering department in-line with business demand. Monitor staff and contractor levels to ensure sufficient resource is available to deliver engineering output to customers, and into production.
  • Daily management of Design function; plan daily, weekly, monthly tasks for wider engineering team.
  • Resource management (incl. quarterly 1-2-1's, staff & contractor recruitment/retention, absence or sickness management, quality management, risk management, performance management etc.).
  • Governance over engineering estimates for tender submission.
  • Responsible for design compliance with project/product technical specification/statutory regulations.
  • Ownership/Governance of all departmental processes

Qualification & Experience Required for Head of Mechanical Design role:

  • Engineering Degree (Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering etc).
  • Design management experience in heavy steel fabrications/fabricated & welded structures (and associated manufacturing processes)
  • Experience managing engineering teams on projects of value £5m.
  • Ideally Chartered Engineer (CEng) with a relevant professional body (eg, IMechE, IET, ICE).
  • Strong knowledge of the construction/infrastructure/defence industry and applicable standards.
  • Suitable understanding of 2D and 3D CAD software packages, and BIM standards.
  • Articulate and effective communicator, capable of managing and motivating direct & indirect reports
  • Planning, managing, and reporting project tasks and responsibilities.
  • Strong attention to detail and committed to quality performance/output.
  • Ability to apply logic to programmes, and understand testing schedules.
  • Vision to identify issues and correlate remedials/mitigations with the wider business strategy.

For the successful Head of Mechanical Design, a salary of up to £70,000 + Package is on offer and this Head of Mechanical Design role is commutable from Worsley, Bolton, Walkden, Preston, Manchester, Wigan, Leigh, Bury, Blackburn, Chorley, Darwen, Ramsbottom, Atherton, Standish, Prestwich, Farnworth, Middleton, Heywood, Horwich & Westhoughton, Rawtenstall, Skelmersdale and Bamber Bridge.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS HEAD OF MECHANICAL DESIGN ROLE IS A STAFF/PERMANENT POSITION

To be considered for this Head of Mechanical Design role, please apply via the link below.

To find out more about Progressive Recruitment please visit the website.

Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales


Reference: 2706753802

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Head of Mechanical Design Westhoughton Circa £70k

Posted on Jan 24, 2024 by Progressive - BirminghamEng

Manchester, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£60k - £70k Annual
Full-Time

Head of Mechanical Design Westhoughton Circa £70k

Progressive Engineering and an Engineering Leader in Heavy Fabricated Structures & Systems for Regulated Industries are looking to recruit a Head of Mechanical Design for their Engineering & Manufacturing Site near Westhoughton, owing to succession planning and project workload for +.

Based near Westhoughton and reporting into the Engineering Director, the Head of Mechanical Design will be responsible for:

  • Delivery of business plan and business objectives year-on-year.
  • Direct & Indirect Line Management of full Engineering Design Team
  • Drive departmental improvements and value engineering initiatives.
  • Reduction/Elimination of "drawing errors" as identified through the NCR process.
  • Forward Load Schedule Adherence
  • Ensure design activities and deliverables are undertaken/completed in accordance with the master programme, and within project budget (track forecast vs actual hours).
  • Efficiency improvements to reduce design time in projects/products.
  • Control of resource throughout the engineering department in-line with business demand. Monitor staff and contractor levels to ensure sufficient resource is available to deliver engineering output to customers, and into production.
  • Daily management of Design function; plan daily, weekly, monthly tasks for wider engineering team.
  • Resource management (incl. quarterly 1-2-1's, staff & contractor recruitment/retention, absence or sickness management, quality management, risk management, performance management etc.).
  • Governance over engineering estimates for tender submission.
  • Responsible for design compliance with project/product technical specification/statutory regulations.
  • Ownership/Governance of all departmental processes

Qualification & Experience Required for Head of Mechanical Design role:

  • Engineering Degree (Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering etc).
  • Design management experience in heavy steel fabrications/fabricated & welded structures (and associated manufacturing processes)
  • Experience managing engineering teams on projects of value £5m.
  • Ideally Chartered Engineer (CEng) with a relevant professional body (eg, IMechE, IET, ICE).
  • Strong knowledge of the construction/infrastructure/defence industry and applicable standards.
  • Suitable understanding of 2D and 3D CAD software packages, and BIM standards.
  • Articulate and effective communicator, capable of managing and motivating direct & indirect reports
  • Planning, managing, and reporting project tasks and responsibilities.
  • Strong attention to detail and committed to quality performance/output.
  • Ability to apply logic to programmes, and understand testing schedules.
  • Vision to identify issues and correlate remedials/mitigations with the wider business strategy.

For the successful Head of Mechanical Design, a salary of up to £70,000 + Package is on offer and this Head of Mechanical Design role is commutable from Worsley, Bolton, Walkden, Preston, Manchester, Wigan, Leigh, Bury, Blackburn, Chorley, Darwen, Ramsbottom, Atherton, Standish, Prestwich, Farnworth, Middleton, Heywood, Horwich & Westhoughton, Rawtenstall, Skelmersdale and Bamber Bridge.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS HEAD OF MECHANICAL DESIGN ROLE IS A STAFF/PERMANENT POSITION

To be considered for this Head of Mechanical Design role, please apply via the link below.

To find out more about Progressive Recruitment please visit the website.

Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

Reference: 2706753802

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