DfM Group Leader

We are looking for an experienced talented Engineer with experience in Design for Manufacture and Assembly across a wide range of industry sectors to join a Cambridge based company as a Group Leader to manage a growing team within Mechanics and Design.


* Active and significant contribution in technical delivery of solutions and products to manufacture
* Line management of members of the group
* Leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams, focusing the team to deliver a solution
* Participating in sales meetings with clients and, in conjunction with other senior members, helping to interpret requirements, demonstrating capability and developing technical proposals
* Working with team members to communicate ideas and engineering concepts to all disciplines
* Recruiting new staff members into the group which align with growth plans
* Collaborating with other experts across the company from a range of background and skillsets on all aspects of good engineering practice
* Preparing and delivering technical documentation to high quality requirements
* Working with other engineering disciplines to meet client goals


* An excellent degree in engineering (or equivalent experience), with a focus on mechanical or similar specialisms
* Strong client-facing skills and must be willing to travel from time to time
* Team leadership, project management or experience of mentoring people in a technical environment
* Experience of working with CEMs typically including contractual negotiations, supplier audits, supply chain management and transfer to manufacture

The following would be an advantage:

* Substantial experience working professionally within a mechanical discipline
* Experience and ability in interpreting client requirements and developing technical proposals
* Capacity to lead design direction within the context of manufacturing, including design reviews and FMECAs

[ Cambridge, Salary £neg. | vacancy reference : 32324 ]

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