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Mechanical Engineering Design Manager Glasgow Scotland

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Recruiter: Huxley
Listed on: 15th May
Location: Glasgow
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Engineering Design Manager - Mechanical & Systems: Glasgow Scotland

  • Are you a Lead Design Engineer / Design Team Leader / Design Manager / Engineering Manager with experience in large Turbo / Rotating Machinery (Yellow Goods, Turbomachinery, Electric Drives, Generators etc)?
  • Do you have a strong technical engineering knowledge of overall mechanical systems design (Full Design Lifecycle)?
  • Have you lead & developed teams of Mechanical Design & Systems Engineers?

If so, then see below…

Engineering Design Manager - Mechanical & Systems: Glasgow Scotland

Huxley Engineering and a Global Leader in Off-Grid Power Generation & Rotating Machinery are looking to recruit an Engineering Design Engineer on a Staff / Permanent basis for their UK HQ near Clydebank / Glasgow, due to succession planning & project pipeline for 2021.

The Engineering Design Manager is responsible for leadership of the mechanical engineering and systems engineering team AND the continuing development and technical support of the product range (including product functional definitions, requirement sets, and modularisation strategies) as well as providing technical input to future product strategies, to inform and influence future product level strategies.

Key Responsibilities of Engineering Design Manager:

  • Manages a team of engineers (incl. Technology Development, Development, Sustain Engineering, Service & Sales).
  • Defines the overall envelope, physical layout, performance limits, modular breakdown, and interfaces for the products.
  • Works other Managers & Planning Team to ensure that the overall on-time delivery of projects and programmes in the department.
  • Coaches and develops the team to ensure that it is capable of meeting both the current and projected engineering needs.
  • Develops the team's core skills in computer aided 3D modelling, calculation and simulation to improve design capability whilst enhancing simultaneous engineering including thermal calculation, 1D flow analysis, FEA and CFD.
  • Develops the team's core skills in System Engineering including functional breakdown, modularisation, interface management, system optimisation.
  • Assists in budgeting process for the Engineering and Technology Department & determining man-hours required for major projects.
  • Works with the Technology Manager to plan the transition of new concepts projects into NPD's then in service.
  • Has a drive to perform at a high level and passion to develop market leading products.

Engineering Design Manager Specification:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineer and / or System Engineering (or equivalent discipline) with relevant management experience and training in product development and design. Chartered Engineer preferred.
  • Experience in utilising / developing an Engineering Design / Systems Function's computer aided 3D modelling, calculation and simulation to improve design capability whilst enhancing simultaneous engineering including thermal calculation, 1D flow analysis, FEA and CFD.
  • Experience of a design/development role in a commercially demanding manufacturing environment plus experience of the control/management of professional engineers and design draughtspersons. A firm grasp of design processes including computer aided engineering.
  • Ability to develop, coach, mentor and motivate a team of professional engineers
  • Ability to work to tight timescales, under pressure, whilst maintaining the correct level of quality, balancing reliability, maintainability, and efficient performance within the commercial and packaging constraints.
  • Experience of controlled simultaneous engineering using stage-gated Product Development processes.
  • Good planning & organizational capability and able to quickly recognise critical issues, whether technical or in terms of workload, at an early stage.
  • Highly committed and goal driven manager who takes personal ownership of the objectives for his team.

For the successful Engineering Design Manager, a salary reflective of experience is on offer and this Engineering Design Manager role is commutable from Glasgow, Dumbarton, Clydebank, Johnstone, Bridge of Weir, Inchinnan & Paisley though we'd be keen to hear from Lead Design Engineers, Design Engineers, Design Team Leaders, Senior Design Engineers, Engineering Managers & Design Managers who would relocate to Glasgow / Scotland.

To be considered for this Engineering Design Manager role, please apply via the link below.

To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit

Huxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales