Design Office Manager

Newcastle Upon Tyne
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
04 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
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A leading UK Design-led Manufacturing company are currently looking for an experienced Design Office Manager to join their business, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.


To manage the current Product Design and Engineering team of 5 in an efficient manner
Liaise with other departments regarding product introduction and to ensure on time delivery of a new product
Manage the Bill of Materials (BOM) process and monitor workload
Assist with production product queries with the team
Able to analyse and review the Systems Engineering Report
Monitor and manage technical documentation and liaise with Graphics in Marketing
Handle general technical queries alongside the Engineers
Manage the various design software packages for the team
Knowledge of the technical process from Design through to Manufacturing
Resolve issues with other Operational areas in the factory as required
Liaise with other managers and other operational areas regarding improvements, providing feedback on performance, issues and information as required
Ensure the company policies and procedures are followed in all instances and any changes to working practices are clearly relayed and followed by the Design team
Train new starters and ensure existing staff are up to date on all relevant products
Advise on staff recruitment as and when required
Report activity monthly to the Senior Management team
Produce ad hoc reports and tasks as defined by the Managing Director
Monitor and report annually for R & D tax claims
Participate in the annual budgeting process
Liaise with the Company Health and Safety Officer to ensure safe working practices are adhered to in the department including organising training with relevant certification where applicableRequirements

You will have previous experience working within a Design Management role or Office Management within Manufacturing
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Experience of formal reporting to senior business leaders
Experience using CAD (Computer modelling software) and Office 365
You will be a highly motivated and organised individual
Excellent leadership, mentoring and people management skills
A demonstrated understanding of the full Product Design Process from your previous role/sIn return the successful candidate will be offered

Salary: GBP40,000 - GBP45,000 dependant on experience
Business Hours: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Private Healthcare
Company auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
25 days (Plus Bank Holidays) Annual Leave entitlementOffice Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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