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Group Engineering Manager

at Clarity Recruitment

Posted: 9/28/2019
Job Reference #: 9155684

Job Description

Our client has seen profits double annually for the last 3 years and is forecast to do it again this year which has seen them open a number of new facilities both in Ireland and internationally. They are headquartered in Ireland with manufacturing and sales operations across the world including across Asia & the United States.

Clarity Recruitment has been retained to recruit a Group Head of Engineering for their organisation. This is a key hire for the organisation and will work with all of the key stakeholders to develop this part of the business as well as having input into the development of the overall business.
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage multi-disciplinary Engineering functional deliverables for multiple concurrent projects from inception to completion. Ensure that product development milestones are met by anticipating issues, managing resources and risks.
  • As the key technical leader provide product design leadership by recommending and implementing appropriate direction for architecture on each project. Takes pride in hands-on contribution and does not hesitate to participate as an individual contributor when needed.
  • Work with other functional managers and top management as required to execute R&D deliverables and support product launches within tight timelines including established schedules and budgets.
  • Support manufacturing organisation with any issues that arrive and provide guidance in choosing appropriate remedies based on engineering evaluation.
  • Ensure that design choices support product requirements, verification methodologies satisfy customer and corporate requirements and product development procedures are followed within program timelines.
  • Define responsibilities, assign resources, create, maintain and monitor project schedules, budget, and open issues lists, participate in design review meetings and report on status, activities and plan. Create a positive, energetic work and team environment.
  • Review and approve critical deliverables.
  • Responsible for training, development and coaching of staff. Encourage and develop reports so they advance in their technical expertise.
  • Ensure adherence to product specifications, industry standards, and quality and regulatory procedures and requirements.
  • Create innovative technical solutions which lead to the development and introduction of new technologies, products, and processes that support ongoing business objectives.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant engineering qualification related to product development.
  • 10+ years of mechanical engineering experience, including extensive design experience and management experience
  • 3-5 years of multi-disciplinary design management/leadership experience
  • Design experience including an understanding of engineering principles involving mechanical components and subsystems as well as principles of electronics or RF.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities, decompose complex technical problems, make design decisions and take appropriate action that leads to acceptable solutions.
  • Excellent organisational, time management, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Project etc.
For further information on this positions please forward your most updated CV for the attention of Mark Tierney from Clarity Recruitment at mark@clarityrecruitment.ie - or call 00353 1 532 5441