Design Manager

09 Nov 2016
03 Dec 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Ocado is not only the world's largest online grocery retailer, we are now developing our own highly innovative world class logistics platform. Our first new Customer Fulfillment Centre in Andover to use this technology is about to go live in record breaking time. If you would like to join the team who took only two years to develop what our competitors have delivered in ten then this may be the role for you.

Can you see yourself as the design manager growing a team of highly innovative design engineers to successfully deliver Ocado's growing portfolio of logistics technology for the future.

The Design Manager will ensure design requests from the R&D team are resourced either by the Ocado design team or outsourced to an appropriate supplier or partner.

This role will create the capability within Ocado to internalise the design of its core products. You will streamline the design process and formally review designs at critical milestones to ensure product quality; including review of both internal and outsourced designs. In addition you will grow the Ocado supplier base of designers, contractors , fabricators and manufacturers.

We are looking for someone with previous experience in a similar role as a design manager in one or all of the key design functions of mechanical, electrical, electronic or structural engineering. You will have expertise in de risking, modelling, simulation and prototyping and a familiarity with a systems engineering approach.

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