Engineering Manager

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15378
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Job description

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

1

Responsible for delivering Design and Development programs to specification and to agreed schedules.

2

To lead, manage the Engineering team, to set and guide achievement of challenging targets including: delivering cost effective solutions, quality in design, shorter design cycle times, whilst using best practice methods.

3

Provide design for cost solutions for product development that meet with the technical requirements and company processes for manufacture.

4

Maintain, deliver and develop key performance indicators and metrics for the Engineering dept.

5

Provide technical proposals in response to new opportunities.

6

Contribute to planning and tactical implementation of the strategic business plans to maximise value creation.

7

To support business development and sales in promoting the company, products and services and have contact with the customer base as required.

8

Work with the operations team to resolve manufacturing issues.

9

Assist other departments in order to meet Company objectives

10

To review the performance of individuals in the team and identify areas for improvement and development using own influence and coaching skills.

11

To support HR as necessary to manage Employee relations.

12

To focus on personal development and self-improvement to be able to deliver the full expectations of the role and to progress career in line with personal aspirations and business needs.

 

Job Objectives:

 

 

 

 

 

To effectively lead and manage the Engineering function within SSIA UK, to deliver the business objectives (including cost, time, quality and relevant financial objectives) and develop the people, assets, process and organisation in order to achieve these goals.

Manage the evolution of the Engineering function supporting the business to optimise growth, financial performance and customer satisfaction.

 

 

 

To provide a safe working environment for all employees and ensure legislative compliance with respect to Health & Safety and environment and other associated regulations.

 

 

Education/

Experience:

Engineering/Technical based degree, HND or equivalent

Relevant leadership and management experience. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a technical management role.

 

Technical Competencies:

Excellent problem solving skills.

Experienced in design strategies to minimise EMC/EMI emanations from Electronic equipment.

Knowledge of TEMPEST testing an advantage.

Good working knowledge of RF and Electronic products.

 

Characteristics and Competencies:

Strong leadership qualities – able to create a “vision” within a team and motivate them through enthusiasm and direction. An inspiring leader and coach who leads by example.

Strategic thinker able to shape the future of the function and contribute to the strategy of the business.

Demonstrate relentless focus on delivering results and maintaining customer satisfaction.

Passionate about people, products, process/technologies, continuous improvement and success.

Self-motivated, confident, methodical and decisive.

Commercially aware with an ability to interface credibly and proactively with customers

Willing to learn and develop new skills

Flexible at all times and particularly when deadlines need to be met

Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively, deliver to required deadlines, ability to confront and solve difficult situations.

 

Travel Requirements

Occasional travel may be required to customers, suppliers and other sites from time to time.

Main Responsibilities:

 

1

Responsible for delivering Design and Development programs to specification and to agreed schedules.

2

To lead, manage the Engineering team, to set and guide achievement of challenging targets including: delivering cost effective solutions, quality in design, shorter design cycle times, whilst using best practice methods.

3

Provide design for cost solutions for product development that meet with the technical requirements and company processes for manufacture.

4

Maintain, deliver and develop key performance indicators and metrics for the Engineering dept.

5

Provide technical proposals in response to new opportunities.

6

Contribute to planning and tactical implementation of the strategic business plans to maximise value creation.

7

To support business development and sales in promoting the company, products and services and have contact with the customer base as required.

8

Work with the operations team to resolve manufacturing issues.

9

Assist other departments in order to meet Company objectives

10

To review the performance of individuals in the team and identify areas for improvement and development using own influence and coaching skills.

11

To support HR as necessary to manage Employee relations.

12

To focus on personal development and self-improvement to be able to deliver the full expectations of the role and to progress career in line with personal aspirations and business needs.

 

Job Objectives:

 

 

 

 

 

To effectively lead and manage the Engineering function to deliver the business objectives (including cost, time, quality and relevant financial objectives) and develop the people, assets, process and organisation in order to achieve these goals.

Manage the evolution of the Engineering function supporting the business to optimise growth, financial performance and customer satisfaction.

 

 

 

To provide a safe working environment for all employees and ensure legislative compliance with respect to Health & Safety and environment and other associated regulations.

 

Education/

Experience:

Engineering/Technical based degree, HND or equivalent

Relevant leadership and management experience. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a technical management role.

 

Technical Competencies:

Excellent problem solving skills.

Experienced in design strategies to minimise EMC/EMI emanations from Electronic equipment.

Knowledge of TEMPEST testing an advantage.

Good working knowledge of RF and Electronic products.

 

Characteristics and Competencies:

Strong leadership qualities – able to create a “vision” within a team and motivate them through enthusiasm and direction. An inspiring leader and coach who leads by example.

Strategic thinker able to shape the future of the function and contribute to the strategy of the business.

Demonstrate relentless focus on delivering results and maintaining customer satisfaction.

Passionate about people, products, process/technologies, continuous improvement and success.

Self-motivated, confident, methodical and decisive.

Commercially aware with an ability to interface credibly and proactively with customers

Willing to learn and develop new skills

Flexible at all times and particularly when deadlines need to be met

Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively, deliver to required deadlines, ability to confront and solve difficult situations.

 

Travel Requirements

Occasional travel may be required to customers, suppliers and other sites from time to time.

 

 

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