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    Engineering & Technical

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    Phil Pitman

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    2 months ago

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    05 December 2023

Mechanical Design Manager

Cardiff - Hybrid working

Yolk Recruitment have partnered with a global manufacturing company who are in search of a Mechanical Design Manager. This is an opportunity for someone to join a company that themselves on innovation and cutting-edge product development. This role is crucial in their pursuit of excellence, so we are looking for a talented individual to take on this pivotal position.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage Mechanical Design: Oversee the mechanical design and development of new product designs.

  • Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and motivate a skilled team of mechanical engineers and drawing office staff, ensuring project goals are met.

  • Project Management: Plan, prioritise, and schedule tasks, ensuring delivery dates are achieved. Coordinate with third parties, suppliers, and regulatory bodies.

  • Innovation: Collaborate with innovation teams, drive new projects, and engage with external parties/consultancies to create groundbreaking products.

  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure designs comply with relevant industry regulations.


  • Qualifications: Degree in engineering. Managerial experience with a strong technical background (minimum 3 years).
  • Design Expertise: Mechanical design experience, ability to validate the work of peers, knowledge of mechanical stresses, environmental factors, and electromechanical systems.
  • Materials and Analysis: Knowledge of materials selection, specification, and testing, as well as experience with FEA and Moldflow analysis.

  • Team Management: Proven experience in managing multidisciplinary teams.

  • Innovation Mindset: A passion for innovation, willingness to explore new technologies, and the ability to drive new projects.

This is what you will get.

  • Hybrid working.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • 5% pension.
  • 33 days holidays - including bank holidays.
  • Bonus scheme
  • Free car park.

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in the role of Mechanical Design Manager apply now.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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