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Engineering Manager (Design)

Location: Washington

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167113

Our international manufacturing client based in Washington is looking for a Engineering Manager with a design background to join them on a permanent basis.

Job Role

  • To provide leadership and direction to the New Product Development team, driving product value through creativity and innovation.

  • The role is highly visible, and the successful candidate will be an influential member of the team, focused on ensuring that innovative materials, components, products and technologies are researched, investigated and implemented

  • The role is ‘hands on’ and the successful candidate will provide engineering management to projects within the  business units

  • Lead and develop the design team to ensure they are fully motivated to achieve their full potential

  • Effective daily management of the design team to ensure that agreed service levels are maintained

  • To implement new ideas for improved products and improved product performance via the exploration and identification of new and unique materials, components, concepts and technologies

Skills/Experience

  • Experience in mechanical design or related engineering leadership role

  • Evidence of team leadership / team development

  • Commercially orientated with a proven track record in completing projects on time and to budget

  • Ability to compose accurate technical and business documentation to a consistently high level

  • Highly analytical with the ability to use both theoretical and empirical data to problem solve and model engineering systems

  • Decisive. Ability to rationalise and make reasoned technical and commercial decisions particularly under pressure

  • Innovator with a systematic and organised approach

  • Creative problem solver

  • Experienced in using Solidworks CAD system