Design Engineering Manager








£50k + £7k car allowance

Engineering Manager 

£50k  + £7k car allowance 

Colemere, Shropshire (Flexible working)

To manage a team of Application Engineers designing lifting and handling equipment for commercial vehicle applications.

 Main Responsibilities:

? Managing and co-ordinating the Engineering department/ workload

? Defining, measuring and report upon department KPI

? Supporting and implementing the UK strategy

? Supporting training and development on 3D Modelling, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), T/win drawings and Engineering/ Piece part drawings

? Management and development of works instructions

? Technical trouble shooting

? Working with Sales team to deliver customer requirements

? Pricing and cost control within department

? Monitoring and complying with Standards Compliance Advisor, Regs/ standards and other industry bodies/ accreditations

Working with:

 ? External - 3rd party installers, Partners, Truck OEM’s and Customers

? Internal - Service Excellence Team, Regional Managers, Sales Managers and Depot staff


? Be qualified to HND or degree level in Mechanical Engineering


? Ideally c10 years’ experience in Commercial Vehicle Application

? Engineering principals – Essential

? Lorry loader/ Crane/ HGV background – preferred not essential

Competencies and Skill Set:

? Have experience managing or supervising a team, preferably in an administrative environment

? Have excellent technical knowledge

? Possess good I.T. skills, including MS Office and the SAP ERP System

? Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

? Be confident and comfortable interfacing with other departments and stakeholders

? Be self-motivated, capable of working under pressure, and able to operate with minimal supervision

? Be a good team player, flexible with regards to tasks performed

Place of Work and Travels:

? Sites in Shropshire, Essex, West Midlands, Scotland, Dudley and North Allerton / National with national travel



Tim Cowell


+44 (0)1580 715 111