Design Manager/Senior Design Engineer




Design Engineers, Design Managers




Leeds, West Yorkshire

Contract Type:


Design Manager/Senior Design Engineer

A rapidly growing engineering business that specialises in the manufacture of bespoke production equipment is looking for an experienced Design Manager/Senior Design Engineer to join their expanding team and lead a small group of design engineers.

Responsibilities for the Design Manager/Senior Design Engineer:

  • Manage a team of 5 design engineers (mechanical and electrical).
  • Oversee the design process from concept to completion.
  • Work alongside your team and be hands-on in the production of designs.
  • Manage the workload of your team, ensuring that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest standards.
  • Collaborate with other departments such as manufacturing, sales and projects, to ensure that designs meet customer needs and expectations.
  • Mentoring and coaching team members, promoting professional growth and development.

Applicant Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a machinery design environment.
  • Proficient in the use of SolidWorks and/or Autodesk Inventor.
  • Excellent design calculation skills.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a team of engineers.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other departments and stakeholders.

Working Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday – 8am to 4.30pm
  • Friday – 8am to 1pm

Salary & Benefits:

  • Negotiable Basic salary (salary level dependent on skills and experience).
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Company sick pay Scheme.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

If you are passionate about engineering design and looking for a challenging and rewarding career, please apply.