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Design Engineering Manager

Bristol

Full-time

  • New product development managing multiple projects
  • Manage and lead a team of design engineers with a diverse mix of skills and abilities to deliver required outputs and solutions
  • Provide technical support and direction to the design team
  • Manage project costs, deadlines and technical design
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers and suppliers
  • Ensure that designs comply with all appropriate customer requirements and meet regulatory requirements
  • Ensure the highest levels of quality and productivity are maintained within the team and department
  • Mentor your team to develop and hone their skills, identifying and assessing gaps in their capabilities require to complete allocated tasks, arranging training and support where required
  • Managing issues and risks effectively
  • Oversee and manage product and life testing
  • Product design and development including parametric modelling
  • Technical drawings to accompany work instructions and supplier quotations/ purchase orders
  • Be able to produce accurate tolerance stack calculations
  • Creating of new parts/assemblies and creation of their bill of materials
  • Provide assistance to company operations and manufacturing as required
  • Work to project plans and manage multiple deadlines and tasks accurately and reliably
  • Undertaking project documentation
  • General admin and departmental activities as required
  • Interface with Engineering/Tooling

  • Extensive experience in 3D CAD modelling and drafting
  • Strong working knowledge of Solidworks
  • Extensive experience in a product design and development role
  • Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle, gated design phases, design reviews and projects etc
  • Line Management experience within a design engineering environment
  • Ability to build and test prototypes to high standards
  • Comfortable with ‘failure’ in the context of multiple iterations of testing and learning
  • Willing to get hands dirty and carry out a variety of work, ranging from business planning of new products through to modelling and drafting of components/assemblies as world load commands
  • Effective communicator and team player
  • Driven individual who strives for success
  • Attention to detail, a high standard of accuracy and quality, together with clear communication skills
  • A ‘can do’, flexible attitude
  • Ability to work in a busy and varied environment
  • Able to think laterally and deal with last minute changes under pressure
  • Motivated and adaptable, willing to assist with all company challenges
  • Highly motivated and collaborative – taking ownership of projects and at the same time being objective and responsive to feedback
  • A great eye for design details and a sensitivity to the visual aspects of a product

  • Qualification in Engineering
  • Medical knowledge based on medical training and/or experience in medical practice would be a distinct advantage.