Design Manager

Head Engineer / Design Manager- Perm – Warrington – £38,000 – £45,000

A well-established special purpose machinery manufacturer based in the Warrington area are looking to take on a driven Head Engineer / Design Manager to work at the helm of their talented design team.

Reporting directly to the Engineering Director, the successful candidate will be working within a high technology environment and will design the client’s bespoke product range of materials handling solutions from initial concept to completion covering the full product life cycle using Inventor & AutoCAD. You will have to oversee and manage the design team and ensure that all design aspects of the project delivery are delivered on time, to strict standards.

Responsibilities include:

* The Head Engineer / Design Manager will be responsible for all design aspects throughout the project delivery. You will provide guidance and oversight to the engineering team, whilst physically carrying out design work yourself.
* The Head Engineer / Design Manager will ensure all standards and processes are followed.
* The Head Engineer / Design Manager will be responsible for a small team of designers that will continue to grow over the coming years.
* You will be responsible for all design aspects of the project delivery.


The successful candidate will have proven experience in a Mechanical Design Engineering capacity and will be fully proficient with creating original engineering drawings from scratch utilising 3D CAD software’s including AutoCAD & Inventor.

They will also have:

* Man-Management experience in providing leadership and co-ordination of staff in a design office environment.
* Strong Mechanical or related Engineering degree
* Experience in mechanical design in a relevant industry such as, special purpose machinery, materials handling, production line equipment, automation, or automotive Etc.
* Extensive experience utilising Autodesk Inventor and/or AutoCAD
* Knowledge of DFMA including principles such as materials, methods of manufacture, means of attachment etc.

The candidate will also be experienced in producing original component and assembly level design of customer orders to strict quality standards, and technical specification, using 3D CAD software.

Potential Salary: £38,000 – £42,000

This position is commutable from Liverpool, Widnes, Warrington, Liverpool, St Helens, Runcorn, Chester etc.

For more information or to apply for the role of Head Engineer / Design Manager please contact Alex Mullan on 02392 322327 or email on

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