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Engineering Manager (aerospace & Defence)

Salary: £0

Location: Wolverhampton

Job type: Permanent

Category: Wolverhampton Management

We are a multibillion-dollar specialist Aerospace and Defence company who have been providing the Ministries of Defence, integrators, aircraft manufacturers and airlines with a wide range of advanced solutions for over 60 years. We have been providing products for aerospace use for over 100 years from the inception of aircraft and aero-engine manufacture in the UK. Today we supply an integrated range of heat transfer and fluids management products for the commercial and military markets. We are looking to recruit an Engineering Manager to join our Leadership Team on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for ensuring that the engineering department runs efficiently and will hold a vital role in the delivery of the overall engineering output on time, cost and performance budgets. The Engineering Manager will be a technical and people leader, able to inspire, influence and build a work-class workforce that creates competitive advantage. Key Responsibilities Include: * Key accountability for developing technical capability of the Engineering function * Managing resources across different teams and projects. * An expert in product and systems design and definition processes * Managing multidisciplinary engineering teams in complex project environment. * Responsible for the delivery of engineering milestones across projects and components (specially aerospace heat exchangers), meeting or exceeding safety, lead time, cost, quality and technical specifications/requirements Responsible for the Engineering functional capability (including process, tools and people skills). This includes: Product Development / New Product Introduction, Product and Production support, Research and Development projects, Configuration Management, Test plant / Product validation Manage engineering resources: * Load and capacity management * Planning and budgeting * People development * Performance management * Build, lead and develop a team of design engineers with the appropriate level of skills and experience to deliver the engineering design solutions * Provide technical leadership and direction to the team * Mentor, coach and train the team * Define objectives and support development plans * Lead design reviews * Supervise, check and validate design activities and deliverables through the product life cycle * Promote a culture of high performance, continuous improvement and innovation * Responsible for defining and applying the adequate processes and methods for product design, and ensuring process compliance within the team Minimum Requirements: * Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline * Demonstrated technical and people leadership in previous roles * Demonstrated expertise in delivering complex design solutions and leading engineering teams, preferably in the Aerospace industry (heat exchangers) * Expertise in the design and definition process of complex products through the product life cycle * Strategic planning and ability to build capability within a department through mentoring / coaching across a range of experience staff. * Expertise in CAD tools (ideally NX) and PLM (Teamcenter) * Preferably experienced in heat exchangers, Ozone convertors and fluid management systems * Excellent communication and reporting skills at all levels Package: Salary Negotiable dependant on seniority level + Bonus / 37 Hours + early finish on Friday /25 days holiday (Increases with years of service up to 30 days) / Private Medical Insurance / Private Pension Scheme / Income Protection Scheme / Flexi-time (core hours system with ability to build up 2 Flexi days) / Enhanced statutory benefits (Maternity Leave, Sick Pay, Paternity Leave) / Significant opportunities for learning – Internal learning portal, courses, sponsorship for degrees and Masters / Flexible Benefits including dental insurance, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, give as you earn scheme, Tastecard, discount card, health screening, eye testing In accordance with our 'Baseline Security' requirements, will request from candidates evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK, and employment and/or education history for up to three years, in relation to certain roles within the business. These relate to positions where access to export-controlled items, (e.g. Technical data, hardware, software, and services subject to international trade control laws and regulations) and internal IT Systems may apply. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency. We are an equal opportunities Business. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Each company within the Planet Equity Group is a “data controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you in line with GDPR guidelines. Full details regarding how we hold your data is available within our Privacy Notice accessible at our website

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