Design Office Manager

Time added: 22.07.2019

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive Salary (£ Negotiable)

Hours: 40 hours per week including paid tea breaks


  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • 28 days annual leave (incl. bank holidays) increasing to 34 days with service
  • Holiday purchase scheme option
  • Company sickness pay
  • PPE / Uniform provided
  • Free parking
  • Discount Voucher Scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Central location
  • Good transport links

Job Purpose

  • To work efficiently and effectively within the Design Department managing multiple projects and prioritising workloads of others while maintaining a fair output yourself.
  • To create concepts and realise these into manufactured solutions for customers and internal Design and Production requirements, guiding other within the department to achieve the same.
  • To develop all members of the Design team in all relevant disciplines.
  • Convert customer requirements into high-quality manufacturing documentation with the use of CAD, PLM and MRP software.
  • To ensure continual improvement of Design team practices, procedures and standards.

Main Duties

  • Attend daily briefings to feedback on progress of the Design team and respond to questions from other managers.
  • Monitor and assist with Design Engineers communication with Customers and Suppliers.
  • Check the work being release to internal customers and monitor release feedback, discussing with relevant parties where required.
  • To produce high-quality templates for Cell Manufacture, with accurate models, digital representations, drawings and information for the Operations area to follow.
  • Document designs and systems throughout the departmental lifecycle to ensure customer's requirements are met and follow company standards.
  • Required to develop job knowledge in all areas of Fuel Cell, Systems and Component Design, and continually progress their engineering capabilities.
  • Other jobs within your capabilities may be requested by Senior Management from time-to-time including any other role that you possess experience in that the Company may require you to fulfil.
  • Report formally weekly to the Design Manager.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting.
  • Respond to departmental non-conformance implementing containment, corrective action and verification thereof.

Responsibilities & Competences

  • Responsible for the drafting of Design owned QMS documents.
  • Attend Production Meetings to report progress of Design team.
  • Leading the Design team with the guidance of the Design Manager.
  • Ensure that Release and Engineering Change procedures are followed.
  • Drawing, 3DVia and CAD model checking.
  • Have deep knowledge of QMS and any product defined regulatory requirements and apply it/them to all projects.
  • Report equipment and human resource requirements to Senior Management.
  • Continually improve Design processes and procedures.
  • Maintain Design Standards and Work Instructions.

We do not accept applications through recruitment agencies.
ATL do not offer Tier 2 Sponsorship. Applicants must have a right to work in the UK prior to application.
If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made during the application process, please get in contact with us either via email or telephone.

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