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Engineering Manager

Posted 13/02/2024
£40,000 - £55,000 per annum
Haverhill
Full time


Engineering Manager - Precision Engineering - Suffolk
Haverhill, Suffolk
£40,000 per annum


My clients based near the borders of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire & Essex are looking for an Engineering Manager - Precision Engineering / Fibre Optics.

This role is commutable from Cambridge, Saffron Walden, Royston, Dunmow, Braintree, Haverhill, Newmarket, Bury St. Edmunds.

This organisation designs & manufactures an extensive range of optical fibre based sub-systems with superior hermeticity & optical termination, as well as high efficiency coupling of lases, fibres & detectors.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of around a dozen engineers & technicians for the delivery of multi-disciplined engineering projects to target in a fast-paced mid-size company. The role will involve product development, project management, staff management, and hands-on engineering. A collaborative attitude and interpersonal skills are important.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
• Manage, coach, and support a broad team - design, development, test, and process engineers and technicians.
• Implement, monitor, and develop a technology roadmap - providing fiber optic solutions for multiple end markets.
• Communicate the development team goals and performance to senior management.
• Coordinate with internal teams to ensure all project timelines and budgets are met.
• Be a proactive member of the engineering team performing hands-on development activities.
• Work closely with manufacturing, procurement, and sales for new product delivery.

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
Essential:
• Degree in Science or Engineering discipline (or other qualification with equivalent experience).
• Proven people management experience.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, easy-going.
• Project management skills - ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Experience in mechanical engineering, electronics engineering, optical engineering or a similar high technology area.

Desirable:
• Experience with fibre optic products development, manufacturing and testing.
• Experience of reliability testing & quality control.
• Experience of technology transfer.

Your current job title may be Engineering Manager, Project Manager, R&D Manager, Development Manager or similar.

Basic salary to c£55k for the right candidate, plus a range of benefits.

To apply for this Engineering Manager - Precision Engineering / Fibre Optics role based near the borders of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire & Essex please contact us ASAP!



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