Global Engineering Manager - Swindon

Job type:
permanent
Start:
08/2013
Duration:
n.a
From:
Huxley Associates
Place:
Swindon
Date:
07/31/2013
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
575259

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GLOBAL ENGINEERING MANAGER - Swindon

To £65,000 basic+ Car allowance + Bonus + Pension + excellent benefits

Huxley Associates have an exciting new opportunity for an engineering manager to work in the Rail and Mass Transportation division. This rapidly expanding business unit works on high and Low voltage connectivity products for the existing and next generation of high speed trains. As part of the companys strategic diversification plan they are now looking to continue build a technically motivated team who can bring engineering excellence and creativity to the business.

Reporting to the Global Engineering Directors this role will support all aspects of the quality process during New Product Development (NPD) process.

Role & Responsibilities
-Lead and Support Development Engineers and Project Managers in integration of quality in New Product Development.
-Coordinate the deployment of resources to work on projects, define the processes required to support production
-Maintain a focus on research and development, and competitor awareness
-Working with Project manager from inception on quality deliverables
-Managing risk assessment during the project cycle, using FMEA and Critical Parameter Management.
-Auditing the NPD and quality process, preparing reports
-Liaising with the customers, suppliers, sales organisation and product managers regarding all quality issues
-Facilitate Six Sigma and other management tools and methodologies

Required Skills & Experience
-Engineering Qualification ideally to Degree level Mechanical or Electrical
-Experience from Rail industry, Defence, Automotive, Aerospace, or sectors with structured compliance regulations.
-Demonstrated experience of growing and leading global engineering teams
-Good understanding of Material science, metals and polymers
-Demonstrated understanding of RAMS Reliability Availability Maintenance and Safety
-Understanding of 2D,3D and FEA CAD Programs
-Understanding of DFMA principals
-Familiar with Quality Management tools, FMEA, SPC, DOE,VOC.
-Commercial understanding and business acumen
-Conceptual manner, collaborative, influencer

Benefits Package
-Full Product training
-Competitive salary and benefits
- Pension to 10% employeer contribution
-Free parking
-Private Medical
-Funded training and development

This is a very important role and the client is looking to conduct interviews from next week onwards.

Please send in your updated CV, immediately if you are interested in this opportunity.

To find out more about Huxley Associates, please visit www.huxley.com