Engineering Manager

  • Romsey SO51, UK
  • £65,000 - £75,000 per annum GBP / Year

Precision People

Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

The company is seeking an Engineering Manager to oversee the engineering capacity of the organization. The role involves developing new products, improving existing products, establishing good design and test practices, and managing all engineering projects. The ideal candidate should be proactive and driven, with experience in electronic engineering, mechatronic engineering, or a similar field. They should also have experience in management, communication, PCB and electronics design, and fault finding electronics. Additional skills in assembly and fabrication, mechanical design, and data analysis would be beneficial but not essential.

Job Description:Engineering Manager 

Salary up to £75k (DOE)

As the engineering manager, you will be overseeing the engineering capacity of the organisation, supported by our highly skilled R&D team. You will be working to progress the companies hardware products, putting in place effective management processes to ensure the engineering department succeeds. This will entail both developing new products and improving the existing product range, as well as establishing good design and test practices. Your main responsibilities will be: 

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of all engineering projects and overall planning and strategy of the engineering department. 
  • Communication with stakeholders on the aims, objectives, timescales, and outcomes of engineering projects. 
  • Implementing best-practice processes for product design and testing, including FMEA. 
  • Redesigning existing products to deliver better performance, improve manufacturability and reduce cost. 
  • Creating new products and solutions to meet commercial requirements. 
  • PCB and Electronics design, prototyping, up-issuing and obsolescence handling. 
  • Ensuring correct change-control procedures are adhered to. 
  • Ensure all investigations and technical decisions are planned and documented effectively. 
  • Provide technical expertise to other areas of the business as required. 

The Right Person

The ideal candidate for this job would be somebody who is proactive and driven, capable of leading reform and establishing good practice. The devices that are developed are complex measurement instruments deployed in difficult environments so a  background in sensors or ingress protection would be beneficial. as well as having experience in the following areas:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering, Mechatronic engineering or similar. 
  • 6+ years industry experience. 
  • 2+ years management experience, including projects and people. 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Design of low power mixed signal PCBs. 
  • Fault finding electronics, sensors, and embedded software. 
  • Design-for-manufacture. 
  • Design-for-test, FMEA, Six Sigma, or equivalent. 
  • Development from prototype through to manufacture. 
  • Technical writing and documentation. 
  • Change control and repository management. 
  • BoM creation and obsolescence. 
  • EMC compliance

 The following skills would be beneficial to a good candidate, but are not essential to the role: 

  • Assembly and fabrication, including SMD soldering and re-work (e.g. for prototypes).
  • Mechanical design. 
  • 3D CAD skills (e.g. SolidEdge) 
  • Sensor calibration and test automation. 
  • Rapid prototyping. 
  • Data analysis and strong numerical skills. 
  • Adherence to standards or certifications (e.g. BSI, ISO, CE)

Interested? Here are your three options

1. “This is the job for me, I meet all the requirements” – Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Jon Webster on between 8.30am – 5.30pm

2. “I think I’m right for this position, but I’m not sure about some of the detail” – Click “apply now” so I can read your CV and come back to you.

3. “I’m interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me” – email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail.

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Location: South East, Romsey

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