Mechanical Design Engineer Manager - Halifax - 40-45K

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White Label have partnered with a leading engineering company in Halifax who are looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer Manager due to company growth and increased project work. Are you interested in working for a company where you can really make a difference? Are you looking to advance your mechanical engineering skillset further? Our client will offer you the opportunity to get involved in special purpose machinery design from cradle to grave. * Review current workload with a view to improving planning, prioritising and delegating work. * Place emphasis on cost of the design and cost down on established products. * Annual R&D Innovation Report and other ad hoc reports as necessary * Work closely with the existing design team to fully understand the customers' needs and performance requirements. * Design with cost in mind using cost effective decisions. * Evaluate design concept technical and project risks. * Hands on production & R&D machine build * Working on existing designs, overcome mechanical problems, providing evidence, 3D models and fully details drawings (Solidworks CAD). * Be able to work with the team but also individually on new projects from concept to production ensuring designs are robustly engineered. * Liaising with a multi-disciplined team during development and also with suppliers to ensure correct materials and parts are sourced. * Knowledge of BOM configurations (Sage system). * Presenting designs throughout the project and holding design reviews to peers. * Completing ECN work on existing designs. * Be able to identify ISO standards which have a direct impact on the design. * Knowledge of machining methods and sheet metal designs. * Have some experience in industrial design to ensure the company produces aesthetically pleasing solutions to design briefs. Person profile This position requires a highly motivated, forward thinking individual with good commercial business sense and an eye for detail. The ability to work to deadlines and manage several projects simultaneously, thinking through the best design options to achieve the optimum overall cost within the budgetary constraints and project projections. * Educated to Degree level in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent * Minimum 3 years engineering design experience * 3 years 3D CAD and PDM experience (ideally Solidworks), also have experience in AutoCAD * Experience in general machine design and build. * Hands on build experience. * Experience working with gears, drives and motors. Our client is offering a salary of £40,000-£45,000. * 37.5 hours per week. * Pension * Lunch time finish on Fridays Pease apply for immediate consideration