Job Overview

Engineering Director

Job Title: Engineering Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire
Reference: #8090
Contact Name: James Field
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 23, 2021 15:15

Job Description

Job Title: Engineering Design Manager 
Location: West Midlands


An engineering design company, who manufacture special purpose equipment, such as jigs and fixtures and assembly tooling for niche industries, is hiring an Engineering Design Manager who has experience with managing an engineering function that is experiencing growth with both internal and external customers. 

It is important that you have experience with project work, coming from a Mechanical Engineering background with hands on design experience on bespoke projects.

The company are equally looking for someone with experience of winning new business by working closely with the sales functions. Following this, costing and project management including engineering through to final installation and ongoing maintenance, will be an essential aspect of the job.

Responsibilities include:

  • Engineering Design
  • Installations
  • Conducting cost analysis
  • Inspection audits
  • Internal customer projects
  • Developing employees
  • Overseeing the apprenticeship program and reporting back to senior management.

Role Requirements:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree 
  • ILM / Management qualifications
  • Has experience supporting the sales process

Machine Tools:

  • Machining small and large-scale structures
  • Rail or construction industry knowledge

Key Skills:

  • Analytical
  • Communication
  • Detail orientation
  • Report writing

Management Style:

  • Collaborative
  • Coaching
  • Inclusive
  • Strong communicator
  • Needs to demonstrate strong leadership skills (Situational leader)

Additional Info:

  • Experience in bringing on Graduates and Apprenticeship programs before is desirable
  • Travel to customer sites for installations will be required

Click apply or speak to James Field at or call on 01257 244748.