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Chief Design Engineer

Chief Design Engineer

Posted 20 July by Sigma Recruitment Ltd
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Exciting opportunity for a chief design engineer to join a dynamic business that is in growth mode!

The organisation has an impressive manufacturing and supply business model, a diverse product range and an enviable reputation as a trusted provider of critical power solutions. The company have recently been acquired by a leading corporate investment group, which plan to drive additional growth with investment and expansion to overseas markets.

As the chief design engineer, you will lead, develop, and motivate a team of ten design professionals. You will have responsibility for the mechanical and electrical development of the product range, providing in-depth technical advice for design projects. Further responsibilities will include: -

  • Ensuring that products are designed, manufactured, and installed to client specifications.
  • Identifying opportunities to improve the design process.
  • Liaising with other departments (sales, quality, design, and production) to ensure that processes and procedures are reviewed, enhanced, and developed, working towards "right first time".
  • Working with the sales department to develop standard parts and processes.
  • Interfacing with project manager and manufacturing units to ensure that project run smoothly.
  • Attending design meetings to ensure that the design is aligned with the scope of work and specifications.
  • Responding to internal and external technical inquiries.
  • Supporting sales during tendering and when quoting for projects.
  • Representing the business in a technical capacity to customers.


To apply for the chief design engineer position, you will need: -

  • Extensive electro-mechanical design engineering experience, ideally with power generation or acoustic equipment/products.
  • Previous experience leading a team of multi-disciplined design engineers.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ideally, a degree-level qualification in engineering.


In return, the chief design engineer will receive a salary of up to £60,000 plus a benefits package including private medical (company contribution to be confirmed), pension and holidays.

If you are interested in the chief design engineer position, please click apply!

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Required skills

  • CAD
  • design
  • engineering
  • ads@sigmarecruitment.co.uk

Reference: 43423496

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