Engineering Manager - Design

Job Title: Engineering Manager - Design
Job Reference: LB/HQ00053608_6

Location: Bedford
Job Type: Permanent

£60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: hols / pension
Sector: Engineering

Posted 9 days ago

A well reputed, well established and forward thinking design, development and Manufacturing Company in the Bedfordshire area is actively seeking to add an Engineering Manager to their business.

The Engineering Manager will be pivotal within the business for strategic and Engineering decisions and will work along side other senior members of the management team to ensure business success now and in the future.

The role:

- Provision of high level technical support within a complex engineered product
- Manage a team of Engineering Professionals.
- Overview of departmental project activities, progression and completion
- Liaise with the supply base to ensure manufacturability is assured and non conformance is avoided.
- Monitor technology advancements within the industry which could positively affect design or manufacturing of business products.
- Investigation of in field reliability or safety related incidents.

The Successful Engineering Manager:

- Degree qualified within a mechanical Engineering discipline
- Significant Engineering experience within a technically challenging product such as Engines, Powertrain, Turbines, rotating equipment or similar.
- Demonstrable experience in a team leadership role and a strong Mechanical Engineering background and understanding of fundamentals such as:

-         Design FMEA
-         FEA Analysis
-         Mechanical Engineering Calculations
-         Design For Manufacture

This role is live and interviews are available at short notice.  If you wish to be considered or require more information, please apply via the web link immediately.

Julie Alton


Julie Alton

Managing Director

I know that it may sound cliché, but recruitment really is my passion. I have worked in Engineering Recruitment since 1993 and always strive to be known for providing quality recruitment solutions. In an industry where reputation is foremost, I have aimed to maintain a high-quality, honest-service approach throughout all of my roles.

In 2000 I was approached to join the Simon Holdings Group, with a view to extending their Technical Recruitment presence into the Midlands, thereby complementing the progress of their Jenrick Engineering brand in the South since 1967.

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Jenrick Engineering have moved offices!

Jenrick Engineering Burton have enjoyed an extremely busy start to the year – with the amount of available jobs up by  23%, and an increase of new clients up by 10% for the same period of 2017. Due to an increase of investment in various sectors within engineering and manufacturing, businesses are recruiting more people to help cover the demand of the increased number of contracts that have been on the rise in the last 18 months. As Jenrick Engineering are the go to recruitment agent for a lot of the UK’s largest engineering and manufacturing businesses, the need to recruit more staff internally has led for the need for larger offices. From 1 July 2018 Jenrick Engineering have moved offices from 190 Horninglow Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1NG to their new offices: Badger Farm, Willow Pit Lane, Hilton, Derby, DE65 5FN. The new offices boast 2,000 sq. ft. of open plan space with purpose built interviewing and conference facilities offering clients a confidential space to conduct off site interviews at no cost.


The extra space and open plan layout will enhance our internal communication and knowledge on available roles and candidates which increases the speed to which we can respond to vacancies, and will allow for Jenrick Engineering to further recruit internal staff to enhance the excellent service provided to a range of clients within the engineering, food and drink and manufacturing sectors. It will also allow Jenrick Engineering to support new sectors and industries that are currently experiencing a high demand for highly skilled permanent, interim personnel and contractors.


To find out more on how Jenrick Engineering can help you with all your recruitment needs please contact Julie Alton, Managing Director here:


T 01283 548121




Or come in and visit our new office here:


Badger Farm, Willow Pit Lane, Hilton, Derby, DE65 5FN

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