Head of Engineering

Head of Engineering

Job Title: Head of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shaftesbury
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-05-09
Reference: J139895
Contact Name: Jennifer Freeman
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2018 15:05

Job Description

My client is a dynamic and rapidly growing company looking for passionate and driven candidates. They are seeking a Head of Engineering to run their design department. This role is based in North Dorset and is on a permanent basis.
You will be required to manage all work flow through the design office and motivate junior staff to drive dynamic changes required to fulfil company vision and deliver on commercial commitments. You will manage customer communication and expectations from a business to business project capacity. Highlight technical risk and manage the workflow from internal development projects.

Day to day duties will include but not limited to;
·Delivery of design tasks on time to meet internal or customer expectations
·Delivering the design phase and stages on budget
·Reduce cost of poort quality design through design for manufacture
·Oversee product and configuration control in MRP and EPDM
·Manage quality compliance to ISO standards for the design department
·Manage customer expectations
·Provide support and challenge to develop the design team.

When applying for this role it is essential that you have the following skills;
·A high level of interest in combustion engine technology
·Experience with details design
·Hands on experience with engines
·A strong understanding of engine materials and manufacturing techniques
·A good understanding of detailed drawings
·A good understanding of engine testing and engine electronics
·You will hold the relevant degree preferably within Engineering
This is a permanent position leading the activities across the design department. You will have the opportunity to work for an industry leader and a fast moving company that solve challenging aerospace and engineering problems. You will receive a competitive salary, the opportunity to get involved with great company events and other benefits!