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Mechanical Engineering Manager

Employer
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Location
Leicester, England, Leicestershire
Salary
£47690 - £74000 per annum + negotiable
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
Reference
R23380

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Job Details

Are you an innovative leader with a significant Mechanical Engineering background? We're looking for a Mechanical Engineering Manager to help shape and drive forward new projects, leading our dynamic new team at Space Park Leicester.

Location: Space Park Leicester

Please note some UK travel will be required

Package: £47,690 - £74,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

Closing Date: 02nd July 2024

The Role?

Responsibilities will include ensuring best business practices are in place. You will conduct performance reviews, make recommendations on improving policies and procedures, write plans for competency development and plan recruitment for your area.

You will act as a liaison between the TET Management team and the staff who implement their vision. These teams are new so you will need to have a proven record of managing diverse teams of personnel who require strong leadership and vision.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Line Management of a newly formed team.
  • To lead the team in concept development and testing of Mechanical Engineering projects.
  • To lead the development of flight reference bodies.
  • To support material development & testing.
  • To lead the team in completing aero-thermal analysis and material development tasks.
  • To advise on advanced component manufacturing.
  • Ensuring the portfolio of work is carried out as directed by the Senior Engineering Delivery Manager.
  • Working as a team with the other managers to ensure delivery of the portfolio is met & provide best practice support to our personnel.
  • Identification and problem solving complex operational and management challenges.
  • Identifying and supporting opportunities for developing staff within your area of responsibility.

Your key skills should include but not be limited to:

  • Proven experience of managing engineering staff.
  • Effective communication and influencing skills.
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience of providing a resilient approach to driving change and supportive change management.

What will you get from us?

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year, including Bank Holidays, plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.

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Company

We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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