Engineering Manager (Stress)

Recruiter
Location
Bedfordshire (GB)
Salary
Competative plus bonus & benefits
Posted
20 Jan 2017
Closes
17 Feb 2017
Ref
137350
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available at our Leighton Buzzard Facility in the UK, including an Engineering Manager - Stress.

Reporting to the Engineering Director, you will be required to manage a team of engineers and work with cross functional integrated program teams to deliver projects and/or product launches.

Key responsibilities include –

• Manage daily activities and efficient use of resources to deliver project or program deliverables
• Near and long term capacity planning of all workload within the department
• Support the development of annual department goals and generate implementation plans to deliver against agreed targets
 Ensures all procedures are documented, adhered to and audited regularly to ensure compliance with  accredited bodies’
• Establish visible design metrics to rack engineering quality, department targets and drive productivity improvements
• Organizational capability development for people, processes and tools
• Capture of best practices and deployment into departmental standard practices
• Manage engineering team using the Company’s performance management processes and tools
• Communicate regularly with the team to keep them up to date on project status and objectives, departmental and site issues
• Coaching and mentoring engineering team to drive performance
• Identify  training needs and implement training plan to ensure team can support the needs of the business and comply with company procedures and processes
• Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives in the engineering team
• Support customer meetings and provide technical input as required
• Execute and deliver engineering data that meets customer requirements and expectations – cost, weight, schedule and quality
• Generate team performance KPI’s and report regularly to engineering management
• Build effective working relationships with all other functions at the site and support daily operations
• Ensure team adhere to Company’s health and safety policies and procedures
• Any other reasonable duties


We are looking for someone who is Educated to degree level in an engineering discipline and/or the following experience -

• Demonstrable technical and operational experience in the Aerospace, Automotive or Rail industry
• Proven leadership abilities with strong technical, team and risk management skills
• Ability to manage and motivate an engineering department
• Ability to communicate and build effective relationships with customers and internal departments
• Proven experience of change management in an engineering organization