Role details

Design Manager

West Midlands   •   £40,000 - £48,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Growing SME Business
  • Promotional Opportunities

About Our Client

Our Client is a market leading specialist Automotive Manufacturing Company based in the West Midlands. With significant capital available for future planned expansion, this role would be getting ahead of the curve to oversee and sustain throughout and after the growth period. Entering the business as a Design Manager this position offers sizeable opportunities further within the business throughout Production and Operations.

Job Description

Reporting directly into the MD and have a small team of CAD Engineers, this diversified role will take projects from concept to creation.

  • Use FEA calculations to ensure all structural calculations are produced correctly
  • Manage projects from cradle to grave. The role will take concepts right through to Production utilising different departments of the business
  • Support the company during its growth by reviewing and improving existing designs and processes
  • Engage and motivate a small team ensuring development plans are put in place for team members
  • Strong links to R&D to support engineering changes to existing models

The Successful Applicant

  • Proven management skills in developing and mentoring a small team
  • Sheet metal experience would be advantageous
  • Strong project management experience supporting projects from concept to creation
  • Previous exposure to FEA within a previous position
  • Good all round design skills supporting Production within NPI projects

What's on Offer

£40,000 - £48,000 + benefits

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