Aug 24, 2017

Engineering Manager - Automotive

  • UK Recruitment
  • Preston, UK
Engineering

Job Description

Engineering Manager / Department Manager jobs role. Exciting Automotive Engineering Manager jobs role, the chance to lead, manage and develop an engineering division of 15 engineers and technicians. The team is focused on the test and development of automotive / vehicle interior systems. Position would suit a strong technical and commercial leader i.e. balance customer testing requirements, divisional P&L, resource planning of engineers and technicians. Salary Guideline: £50K to £55K plus car allowance, 23 days holiday, X4 death in service, pension starting at 3.5%, private medical, 12 noon finish on a Friday! Are you an Engineering Manager, Test Manager, Development Manager, Programme Manager with experience of leading and managing a team of Engineers and/or Technicians? This job will suit: • You will have experience of leading and managing a team of Engineers and/or Technicians probably within an Engineering Manager, Test Manager, Development Manager, Programme Manager or similar role. • We are looking for a strong technical and commercial leader i.e. balance customer testing requirements, divisional P&L, resource planning of engineers and technicians. • Any previous experience of working within an automotive / vehicle engineering test and development environment would be advantageous. • We are looking to recruit a positive character who can lead and support their team through an exciting and sustainable growth period for the business. • You are likely to be degree qualified or have an equivalent level of experience in a mechanical engineering, automotive engineering or similar engineering / technical discipline. The job’s working environment, opportunities and rewards: • Salary & Benefits: £50K to £55K plus car allowance, 23 days holiday, X4 death in service, pension starting at 3.5%, private medical, 12 noon finish on a Friday! • You will be joining the established and growing automotive / vehicle engineering test and development business which accounts for circa £8M t/o of the UK operation. • Fantastic opportunity to lead an engineering division through a period of growth – current divisional t/o is £2M which an opportunity for this to at least double in the next 3 – 5 years. The job will involve: • Leading, managing and developing an engineering division of 15 engineers and technicians – the team is focused on the test and development of automotive / vehicle interior systems (trim, seating, air bag deployment). • You will be responsible for a divisional budget delivery in excess of £2m per year, this is likely to at least double in the next 3 – 5 years. • Provide strong technical and commercial leadership and management within the division. • A key focus of the role will be planning and managing the delivery of test and development programmes against agreed customer timing plans. • Have an important input into the overall management of the business to help deliver the planned and sustainable growth. Reference: CF-EPR110519-CV This Engineering Manager / Department Manager job is commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Wigan, Bolton, Burnley, Lancaster, Southport, Blackpool, Warrington

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