JOB TITLE: Engineering Manager (Switchgear Design/Manufacturing)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Warrington
Job Reference : 12271CJ Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 14/04/2016
 
Salary & Benefits : £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bon,Pen,Progression
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Are you an experienced switchgear design team leader or manager from a background of switchgear manufacturing. The largest OEM of switchgear in UK are looking for an Engineering Manager to manage in their Warrington Manufacturing plant. A fundamental knowledge of Switchgear at any voltage from design to production and manufacturing methods would be considered. This opportunity comes with progression opportunities, with the General Manager looking to retire in around 2 years.


Job Description

Engineering Manager (Switchgear Design/Manufacturing)
Warrington
£50-65k - Excellent Pension, 8% bonus, healthcare, progression to General Manager, share options and other benefits
The Candidate

Are you an experienced switchgear design team leader or manager from a background of switchgear manufacturing. The largest OEM of switchgear in UK are looking for an Engineering Manager to manage in their Warrington Manufacturing plant. A fundamental knowledge of Switchgear at any voltage from design to production and manufacturing methods would be considered.
This opportunity comes with progression opportunities, with you working for a couple of years underneath General Manager Tom who has been with the company over 40 years himself with Tom looking for his future long-term replacement.

The Role

The role involves working closely with a team initially of 5 Contract Engineers, their remit is to provide design and production solutions to a variety of switchgear products that the company design, manufacture and install. You'll be in charge of overseeing this and taking their designs and ideas and add in your expertise before assisting with the technical implementation and control of the production of this.
You'll work closely in tandem with the commercial team who will be looking for your technical knowledge to communicate new projects to your contract design engineers to design solutions for customers worldwide through to fully manufacturing the products.
You'll be one of the most senior technical brains on site and will also be asked to help provide solutions to helping third party products integrate with our clients own products to help widen the product range and capability further.

Part of this role includes providing insight into bid preparation, and driving high standards throughout the design & manufacturing process. But there will also be training given by senior members of staff on how these processes work with this particular OEM.

Ideally you'll have hands on switchgear experience whether this stem from design or install/commissioning on site, but you'll have now progressed into a position of leadership and will want to take your career a step further with an OEM.

The Company

The company are a global OEM specialist in energy management, with a commitment to make the most of their client's energy and reduce the adverse effects that inefficient energy use has upon the planet. The company heavily invest in the latest innovative technology and their staff to keep energy use green, safe and productive worldwide.
Qualifications

Electrical or Electronic Engineering Degree/HND/HNC
Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
Technical knowledge of 3rd Party Switchgear Brands
People Management

The Package

£50-65k - Excellent Pension, 8% bonus, healthcare, progression to General Manager, share options and other benefits

Bluefire consulting is an employment agency acting on behalf of the client company. Bluefire Consulting also offer very generous referral fees to successful recommendations of candidates.


Job Keywords

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