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Analysis Design Manager

Job Title: Analysis Design Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston
Salary: 62000
Reference: #8049
Contact Name: James Field
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2021 11:02

Job Description

Analysis Design Manager

A well-established supplier of engineering, manufacturing, and technical services is recruiting an Analysis Design Manager who will focus on line management of a team of engineers.

The successful candidate will report to the Engineering Manager to maximise productivity and quality, developing staff, and improving processes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Engineering Productivity & Quality

• Supervision of engineers and their workload within the allocated group.

• Attend resource planning meetings to assist the Engineering Manager and Project Management team

• Promoting adherence to the Engineering processes and procedures to support consistency and quality of engineering work

• Promote compliance with both client and statutory requirements

• Promoting a close working relationship with other departments, especially Planning and Manufacturing to ensure Engineering activities work smoothly in the delivery of projects

Employee Development

• Conducting performance appraisals for individuals within the allocated group

• Frequent (minimum monthly) contact with staff to ensure their professional and personal development is on track

• Developing a supportive, encouraging, and learning environment

• Identifying training needs, developing, communicating, and supporting training programs and initiatives

• Working with the Engineering Manager and other internal stakeholders to recruit new employees (e.g. reviewing CVs and conducting telephone/face-to-face interviews.)

Continual Improvement

• Ongoing assessment of engineering processes and procedures to identify and implement improvements

• Implementation of continuous improvement initiatives such as visual management tools and ‘toolbox’ talks

Line Management

• Dealing with daily staff matters within the allocated group including attendance, leave, sickness

• Assisting the Engineering Manager with required in pay reviews and grievances

• Promote adherence to the H&S Policy, for example:

• Reporting near misses and accidents

• Risk assessments for non-routine activities

For a specific project or projects:

• Be accountable for the technical management and delivery within time, cost, and quality

• Maintain technical compliance with the contract and resolve technical conflicts where possible

• Ensure cross-discipline integration

• Assist the project management staff in:

• Understanding the technical delivery such that they may manage budget/expenditure information and work durations

• Reviewing progress and the critical path

• Identify and minimise exposure to risk

• Identify and report changes

• Promote cohesion across the project team

Design Tasks

Carrying out design tasks to meet the time, cost, and quality requirements of projects such as:

• Scheme design deliverables

• Detail design deliverables

• Production of manufacturing documentation

• Take part in client meetings, testing / commissioning activities, and post-project review meetings

• Maintaining the project’s working folder

• Checking and approving of deliverables produced by other team members

Tendering Tasks

This may include but not be limited to:

• Production of concept designs

• Estimating durations for the design of tender items

• Composing technical responses to quotation requests

Key Skills and Competencies

• Has been responsible for a variety of diverse projects or activities ranging in both size and complexity

• An ability and desire to support, motivate and develop others

• Sufficient knowledge, interpersonal skills, and communication skills to attract respect and exert influence within his or her assigned group of staff

• Proven organisational, administrative, and planning abilities

• Commercially and delivery-focused

• Experience or familiarity with continual improvement methodologies


• Degree / HND / Higher Apprenticeship in a related discipline

• Chartered Engineer (CEng)


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Phone: 01257 244743

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