Post Design Team Leader

Post Design Team Leader

Ref: 68| Posted: 29th Jul 2019

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Post Design Team Leader
R&D team - Preston


An exciting vacancy has arisen within the Research and Development department in Preston for a Post Design Team Leader to join the team.


Reporting directly to the R&D  Technical Manager and supervising x3 engineers, the main purpose of this role is manage design and development activities including solutions to meet all agreed Engineering Change (EC) requirements, including product approvals. Additionally you will ensure component solutions implemented are aligned with group strategy and meets specification.

As Post Design Team Leader, you will:

  1. Ensure drawings and 3D models are delivered.
  2. Ensure changes to products are quality/reliability tested in laboratory facilities.
  3. Ensure technical literature is complete in line with the company brand guidelines.
  4. Assist implementation of new product projects to agreed brief and scope.
  5. Ensure products comply with third party approvals including compliance.
  6. Work with local and group processes for task delivery and reporting.
  7. Ensure PDM and MRP systems are reliable for accurate Bill of Materials.
  8. Liaise with suppliers, agencies, project teams and departments.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

Ideally you will have an engineering qualification to degree/HND/HNC level or equivalent with an associated industry or similar career background, possibly sheet metal and general manufacturing materials processes. You will be conversant with product standards and regulations as well as having knowledge of the appropriate procedures for the design, development, installation and safe use of domestic appliances. Knowledge of gas/electric, controls technology will also be advantageous.

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, capable of working both individually and within a team, organised, and someone who has an excellent eye for detail.