Our client has a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Engineering Manager - Product Validation opening.
Job Summary : To manage a team of engineers and work with cross-functional integrated program teams to deliver projects and / or project launches.
Job responsibilities : - Manage daily activities and efficient use of resources to deliver project or program deliverables.
Near and long-term capacity planning of all workload within the department.- Support the development of annual department goals and generate implementation plans to deliver against agreed targets.
Ensures all procedures are documented, adhered to and audited regularly to ensure compliance with accredited' bodies.- Establish physical design metrics to rack engineering quality, department targets and drive productivity improvements.
Organizational capability development for people, processes and tools.- Capture of best practices and deployment into departmental standard practices.
Manage engineering team using the Company's performance management processes and tools.- Communicate regularly with the team to keep them up-
to-date on project status and objectives and departmental and site issues.- Coaching and mentoring engineering team to drive performance.
Identify training needs and implement training plan to ensure your team can support the needs of the business and comply with company procedures and processes.
Idenitfy and implement continuous improvement initiatives in the engineering team.- Support customer meetings and provide technical input as required.
Execute and deliver engineering data that meets customer requirements and expectations - cost, weight, schedule and quality.
Generate team performance KPIs and report regularly to engineering management.- Build effective working relationships with all other functions at the site and support daily operations.
Ensure team adhere to Company's health and safety policies and procedures.Minimum requirements for this position : - Educated to a degree level, or equivalent, in an engineering discipline.
Demonstrable technical and operational experience in Aerospace, Automotive or Rail industry.- Proven leadership abilities with strong technical, team and risk management skills.
Ability to manage and motivate an engineering department.- Ability to communicate and build effective relationships with customers and internal departments.
Proven experience of change management in an engineering organization.Preferred qualifications for this position : - Previous experience of using Catia v5 and TeamCenter systems.
Previous experience of managing remote teams.- A good understanding of : * Aircraft interior architecture.* Awareness of the certification framework within which the work is undertaken.
Configuration and change management.- Chartership through an accredited engineering body.The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.