Matchtech

Development Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Location
Ledbury
Salary
£40000 per annum
Posted
30 Jun 2017
Closes
28 Jul 2017
Ref
EMP394367
Contact
Charlotte Hope
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful Development Engineering Manager will manage the day to day running of a small R&D and engineering support team, developing and supporting exciting products. To ensure all aspects of the design processes are carried out in accordance with our procedures, also to ensure accurate and up to date technical literature is managed and is available for customers and colleagues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Manage the day to day tasks and record keeping of the other members of the engineering team
• With a ‘Hands On’ approach, manage any research and developments on existing products
• With a ‘Hands On’ approach, manage assessment, research, development and any testing on new products.
• Develop a great enough understanding of the products and the market sectors to be able to sign of drawings.
• Oversee the provision of technical support to customers both domestically and throughout the world
• Ensure that correct and up to date technical support is available for the sales teams.
• Ensure accurate creation of product parts lists and BOM’s for the accounts & sales departments.
• Assist with the quality control of products and manufacturing processes.
• Manage the creation and maintenance of product and installation manuals.
• Assist with the management of the Company’s technical library.
• Organise and supervise the Engineering team members to ensure they carry out their duties in a responsible and effective manner.
• Conduct annual appraisals and KPI’s for directly reporting staff and maintain appraisal records.
• Any other general duty as reasonably requested from time to time.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, COMPETENCIES, QUALIFICATIONS AND BEHAVIOURS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THIS ROLE
• A Mechanical Engineering qualification at Degree level or above, or suitable experience.
• Excellent Leadership skills, ability to motivate and lead the team productively.
• A good understanding of steel properties & steel manufacturing.
• An understanding of SolidWorks, AutoCAD & MS Office products.
• Excellent attention to detail with an enquiring mind and flexible attitude to work.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.