Senior Design Manager

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Location
City of Bristol
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Ref
2278
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Design Manager

Job Description

SENIOR DESIGN MANAGER – AUTOMATED MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEMS.

THESE ROLES WILL REQUIRE WORK ON SITE WITH OUR CUSTOMERS ACROSS THE UK AND EUROPE.

Responsible for ensure overall completeness of engineering solutions, managing a team of brilliant designers.

Key Responsibility Areas

Using your skills to deliver incredible results:

Responsible for the overall systems design to provide:

  • A system compliant with Health and Safety requirements including CDM and other local legislative requirements (as advised).
  • A functional, integrated system which meets the customer requirements.
  • A system compliant with the Leonardos design principles and logic.
  • Able to effectively assess the systems compliance against the customers Functional Requirements (User Requirements) and manage requirements in defined toolset (DOORS etc).
  • Responsible for the production and overseeing of design layouts models and drawings using AutoCAD and Navisworks.
  • Acts as the overall design coordinator of the Mechanical, Electro-mechanical, Low Level Controls and High Level Controls elements of complex, integrated automated systems.
  • Preparation of system design calculations, specifications and documentation including co-ordination of the system simulation.
  • Resolving cross functional design issues at a project level with support and input from Italian technical authorities (where required).
  • Management and co-ordination of the project design and engineering teams across the (UK Line of Business) LoB where required.
  • Design co-ordination with external parties (supplier, customer and all relevant stakeholders).
  • Responsible that formal Design Reviews are carried out.
  • Providing support to the Project Manager in developing and maintaining a detailed project plan.
  • Monitors project deliverables in line with the project plan.
  • In conjunction with dedicated Procurement team, initiate and coordinate third party quotations, supply and integration.
  • To capture Design related Lessons Learned and to initiate improvements as well as to pass on information to other functions regarding possibilities for improvements or inappropriateness.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Exploring new ways to utilise your current skills:
 

  • AutoCad and Navis Work user.
  • Knowledge of design, delivery and testing systems. This includes a knowledge of the requirements management tools (IBM DOORS and RQM).
  • Conversant with all aspects of complex, integrated Automation Systems including demonstrable experience in Automated Systems – Airport Baggage Handling and / or Intralogistics / Postal Courier.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to work within a multi-cultural, diverse and geographically dispersed team environment.
  • BS/BA degree preferable in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
  • Machinery Directive & CE Marking (DESIRABLE).

Intrinsic Factors

  • Demanding Work Environments
  • Display Screen Equipment
  • Driving
  • Office Based
  • Overnight Stay
  • Tight Deadline (regular or adhoc)
  • Travel UK/Abroad
  • Work in Pressurised Chambers

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