Alexander Daniels City Rd, Derby DE1 3RR, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Chief Engineer - Machinery Design I am currently representing an organisation turning over in excess of $1 Billion per annum. They are now looking for a highly motivated, high energy, engineering leader to drive a diverse, global, group of engineers. You will be leading the Design Centre of Excellence for the machinery product range, working from cradle to grave with New Product Development and bespoke design solutions. Taking these products into Manufacturing and Production and also heavily invloved in the commissioning and handover to the customer base. The role: Leading, motivating and developing a team of high performing engineers Working with Technical Senior Leadship counterparts globally Lead a team of engineers for design, development, site commissioning, project discussions, and project work Manage the engineering processes including: engineering design, analytics, time/resource management, procurement, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and after sales services Assure proper resource management of NPD, Specials, OEM-Custom engineering needs and projects Drive speed and effectiveness of design activities to achieve NPD and Specials/OEM objectives Lead FMEA's and Design reviews With the PMO, establish development schedules and drive to successful on-time delivery of new projects and existing project improvements Required Skills: Technical leadership experience in actively managing team of engineers over at least 5 years. Develop, maintain and enhance engineering process, systems and controls. Track record of motivating and driving engineering teams and high performance engineering talent. Assess, develop and enhance technical competencies of staff members. Able to work effectively in a matrix organization globally. Competencies: Decision making, think strategically, apply quantitative data, encourage innovation, readily adapt, encourage commitment, select & develop others, motivate and energize, and promote teamwork. Well versed in Pro-E or equivalent 3D software tools; Strong understanding of structures and mechanical design (preferably in the hydraulics field) ; Preferably good knowledge of electrical and electronics application in system design; Education and Experience: Education Requirements : Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering; Master's degree is preferred Experience Requirements : Minimum 10 years of design or development experience; Minimum 5 years management experience.