Engineering Manager - Design Capability Leader

We are currently seeking an Engineering Manager - Design Capability Leader to join our teams within our HS Marston facility in Wolverhampton. The Engineering Manager - Design Capability Leader will be a technical hands-on and people leader, able to inspire, influence and build a world-class workforce that creates a competitive advantage. The ideal candidate will be a Subject Matter Expert in Design Tools and Design Processes. Position Summary: Reporting to the Engineering Director, the Engineering Manager - Design Capability Leader will be responsible for developing the technical capability of the Engineering function and manage resources across different teams and projects. The successful candidate will be an expert in product and systems design and definition processes and will have extensive experience in successfully managing multidisciplinary engineering teams in a complex project environment whilst remaining hands-on. Responsibilities: Responsible for the Engineering functional capability (including process, tools and people skills). This includes: Product Development / New Product Introduction Product and Production support Research and Development projects Configuration Management Test plant / Product validation Responsible for the delivery of engineering milestones across projects and components (especially aerospace heat exchangers), meeting or exceeding safety, lead-time, cost, quality and technical specifications/requirements Facilitate and integrate efforts between the Engineering team, Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Business Development and other functions Manage engineering resources: Load and capacity management Planning and budgeting People development Performance management Build, lead and develop a team of design engineers with the appropriate level of skills and experience to deliver the engineering design solutions Provide technical leadership and direction to the team Mentor, coach and train the team Define objectives and support development plans Lead design reviews Supervise, check and validate design activities and deliverables through the product life cycle Promote a culture of high performance, continuous improvement and innovation Responsible for defining and applying the adequate processes and methods for product design, and ensuring process compliance within the team, including: Requirements management Change and Configuration management Design optimisation Expertise in CAD tools (NX), PLM (Teamcenter) Lean transformation Design for manufacturing (DFM) Design validation Knowledge management (lessons learnt, design guides) Develop and deliver an Engineering capability road map and contribute to the Company's product strategy. Establish links with Universities, Research Centres and other relevant Organisations Minimum Requirements: Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline Demonstrable technical and people leadership in previous roles Demonstrable expertise in delivering complex design solutions and leading engineering teams, preferably in the Aerospace industry (heat exchangers) Expertise in the design and definition process of complex products through the product life cycle Strategic planning and ability to build capability within a department through mentoring/coaching across a range of experience staff. Expertise in CAD tools (ideally NX) and PLM (Teamcenter) Preferably experienced in heat exchangers, Ozone convertors and fluid management systems Excellent communication and reporting skills at all levels About us: Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Our Wolverhampton, Wobaston Road facility provides a wide range of heat transfer and fluids management products and services for the military and commercial aerospace markets, motorsport and electronics industries. Join us as we take flight! Our competitive benefits package includes: Competitive base salary 25 days annual leave + bank holidays. Ability to buy and sell holiday Employee Assistance Programme A flexible benefits programme where you can select a number of additional benefits - Critical Illness, Travel Insurance etc. Discounts with a number of major retailers A fantastic pension scheme which operates a double match up to 10% Hybrid Working: The team at HS Marston is striving for a flexible culture and working conditions so we are confident that the selected candidate will be able to come to an arrangement that supports the teams and delivers on the objectives but also fits with their own personal preference. Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility. Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day. This position may involve access to export-controlled information and hardware where an export license would be required for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Employment will be subject to satisfactory security checks, export license approval, and if required, completion of a non-disclosure agreement This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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