Engineering Manager

4 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1622
UK-Yorkshire-Sheffield
United Kingdom
Job Function
Engineering
Type
Permanent Full-Time

Company Overview

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.

 

TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.

 

Roxspur Measurement & Control Ltd (RM&C), based in Sheffield, became part of TT Electronics in July 2014. Our products include sensors, thermocouples, thermometers, transducers, transmitters, flowmeters and controllers. Our modern cell based manufacturing facilities are fully flexible for small and large batch runs, enabling us to provide short lead times even for customized products The in-house manufacturing and testing is backed up by our own UKAS accredited laboratory for pressure, temperature, flow and electrical parameters. A team of field-based engineers also provide a full calibration, maintenance and repair service throughout Europe.

Role Overview and Responsibilities

ROLE TITLE: Engineering Manager

 

The following sections set out the parameters and credentials required of the role:

 

  • Job Family (e.g. Finance / Sales): Engineering - Product Development 
  • Division: Sensors & Specialist Components
  • Location: Sheffield 
  • Reports to (Job title): VP Sensors and Specialist Components
  • Revenue Responsibility £50,001 - £100,000
  • Domestic/ International/Global: Domestic 
  • Remuneration: Salaried 
  • Travel: 10-20%

 

 

Primary Job Purpose:

 

  • Engineering Manager to lead a team of engineers to drive innovation and new product development, as well as supporting the existing product portfolio through product and production process improvements.
  • The successful candidate will have a track record of delivering new products/technology , and be a team player, comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary environment as part of a small team. 
  • The current engineering team is split between two sites – Sheffield and Cambridge.
  • Requirements of the Role (Key Result Areas, Areas of Focus, Responsibility and Accountability):
  • A key member of the Roxspur management team responsible for developing and delivering new products on cost, budget and to specification
  • Drive growth and innovation through the development of a robust technology roadmap to support the medium and long term strategy of the business
  • Effectively manage the transition of new products into production, as well as identifying and implementing improvements in the production engineering processes for existing products
  • Continuous improvement of the product development process in close coordination with Product Management and Sales
  • Leadership of the engineering team, including resource allocation and workload prioritisation
  • Effectively manage development projects from concept to production in a timely and cost effective manner, ensuring milestones and goals are met
  • Contribute to the development of product roadmaps in conjunction with product management
  • Partner with other functions in the business as required to support the development of new opportunities; the resolution of quality issues and the delivery of cost improvements
  • Build a strong team by effectively recruiting, motivating and developing individuals in a strong team environment. Build organisational and talent development capability including succession plans
  • Competencies required:
  • Leadership in technology management or development
  • Leadership in team and project management
  • Good engineering skillset – ideally with a solid understanding/experience of both new product development, and production engineering
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and an ability to influence at all levels in the organisation

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

Requirements of the Person (Position Qualifications, Education and/or Skills and Experience) – CORE:

 

  • Experience of effectively leading and managing an engineering team
  • Experience and track record of delivery in new product development
  • Production engineering experience
  • University degree in a relevant engineering/physical science discipline
  • Experience of managing developments spanning multiple disciplines, for example mechanical, electronics, software
  • Excellent communication skills and good customer influence/interaction
  • Strong organisational, multi–tasking and time-management skills

 

 

Requirements of the Person (Position Qualifications, Education and/or Skills and Experience) – DESIREABLE:

 

  • Experience in Industrial segment
  • Experience of temperature, flow, pressure technologies

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