Posted: 70 days ago

Mechanical Design Engineering Manager

Salary: £70,000

Location: Farnham

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management


Mechanical Design Engineering Manager Surrey, UK £60-70,000 + package Would you describe yourself as an intuitive mechanical engineer with a solid background in delivering challenging mechanical engineering designs and systems? If you also have a track record of leading and managing people, as well as technically demanding design projects, then this could be a great opportunity! Role: Mechanical Design Engineering Manager As the mechanical design engineering manager you will have responsibility for the design, development and delivery of the mechanical systems for this company’s sophisticated electric vehicle products. This also means developing test and validation systems as well prototypes for ongoing research programmes too. You will also be the engineering manager of a small team of mechanical design engineers. The systems include high reliability and safety critical motors, motor controllers and drive systems and all associated packaging and enclosures. Candidates that understand the rigorous demands of highly regulated sectors and robust requirements would be high desirable. Skills / Knowledge Required: Mechanical Design Engineering Manager * A degree or higher in a relevant subject area (e.g. mechanical engineering / automotive engineering) * Proven track record in conceptual mechanical design of robust, high reliability systems (ideally electromechanical / dynamic systems.) * Strong abilities in leading and developing teams of mechanical design engineers * Able to strategically plan and deliver projects within challenging timescales * Able to take products from concept into manufacture (knowledge of DFM an NPI techniques) * Responsibility for design validation and sign off, implementation and management of industry standards and frameworks, failure analysis / FMEA * Strong character to represent the mechanical engineering team at design review meetings and ability to hold your own within the senior management team More (beneficial): Mechanical Design Engineering Manager * An Automotive background would be useful but is not essential - other high reliability or safety critical domains could be considered (e.g. Rolling stock, aerospace, industrial drives / industrial machinery, lifting equipment, medical devices etc) * Knowledge of powertrains, suspension, chassis systems and transmissions could be useful * Understanding of high-power motors, variable speed drives, BLDC motors or similar would be useful The company offers excellent benefits including relocation, bonus, pension, private medical and holidays and is commutable from Basingstoke, Winchester, Guildford, London, Portsmouth, Petersfield