TECHNICAL MANAGER

Job Description

Technical Manager 

Innovations & New Technologies 

One of the leading automotive manufactures in the UK are now looking to enhance their technology team with a lead position to manage the integration of innovative technologies for their bespoke vehicle division. 

The role will be responsible for providing the overall delivery of bespoke features and projects inline with the pre-agreed milestones, ensuring new technology and features can be effectively delivered within a multi-disciplined team, from concept through to development and to release and construction. 

Technical Manager Benefits:

  • £60,000 - £65,000
  • Up to two Company Cars 
  • Excellent Separate Bonus Schemes (Personal & Site Performance)
  • 34 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Private Health 
  • Pension
  • Relocation Package 

Technical Manager Responsibilities:

  • The position will be accountable for the delivery of bespoke new features. Dealing with the technical integration of Electrical, Electronic and Software applications to enhance a customer’s driving experience. 
  • The role will also be responsible for a small team of direct reports that consists of electrical certification and validation, digital and electronic development engineers. 
  • Liaison with other key important departments and stakeholders such as, Sales & Marketing, Design, Manufacturing and Purchasing will also be an integral part of the role. 
  • The day-to-day function of the role is to create and develop pathways to ensure critical aspects of multiple projects can be achieved and delivered within pre-agreed timescales. New Product Development and Introduction will form a major part of the position and a relevant background in a technical / electronic R&D remit is essential.

Technical Manger Requirements:

  • The right person for this position must have an enthusiastic approach to work and a strong understanding of new product development, with knowledge of industry process best practice.
  • Good liaison and communication skills with the ability to Join a leadership team within a dynamic engineering organisation that consists of many department managers and stakeholders.
  • A track record of effectively delivering integrated product solutions within pre-agreed timescales.
  • Ability to create a strategy and product plan for the coming years and provide a pathway forward.
  • Engineering degree or equivalent - Mechanical or Electrical / Electronic (Electrical component development experience)
  • Exposure to Software and IoT Applications
  • Extensive experience within product development (NPD)
  • Excellent People management, coaching and development skills
  • Experience of Automotive component development and testing processes (Essential)
  • A proven background in product development processes and gateway processes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects of differing timelines
  • Knowledge of automotive engineering / release systems

This is a great opportunity to join a busy and dynamic organisation where new technology and innovation is part of the daily routine of the job.

Commutable From: Basingstoke, Havant, Worthing, Horsham, Chichester, Waterlooville

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

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A once in a lifetime opportunity has arisen.  

A magnificent position is now available for a Senior Project Manager within a Bespoke Engineering Team.

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for steering Bespoke features and projects to meet pre-agreed milestones.  The opportunities available within this groups are truly outstanding, and your progression would be actively encouraged within the group.

BENEFITS

  • £60,000 - £65,000 Dependant on experience
  • Very generous relocation package available
  • X2 Company cars (No tax implications)
  • Second to none prospects
  • Excellent Pension
  • Healthcare for family
  • Bonus
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF PROJECT MANAGER

  • Overall responsibility for delivering Bespoke features to meet project milestones
  • Take new features from concept, through engineering construction, development, and release
  • Managing a small team consisting of Digital / Electrical Engineers and Mechanical Engineers
  • Leading the team with innovation, creativity, and continuous improvements
  • Linking a wider leadership team within engineering, purchasing and quality

REQUIREMENT OF THE PROJECT MANAGER

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent 
  • New Product Introduction experience
  • Extensive product development and validation experience, electrical knowledge essential
  • People management, with coaching and development skills
  • Experience of milestone product development processes / gateway processes
  • A passion for development
  • Connected Apps / cloud-based integration experience would be highly advantageous
  • The ability to juggle multi projects at one time
  • An outstanding communicator
  • Committed to continuous improvements
  • A sense of humour is essential!

This is the most exciting position, offering you a wonderful, long erm career, within a truly exciting world leading, highly reputable brand.

The role is commutable from Chichester, Crawley, Winchester, Southampton, Brighton, and Basingstoke.

A very generous relocation package is available

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Piling Design & Estimating Engineer with a leading UK business. The business has multiple sites, a 76 million turnover with aspirations of pushing on further. This is a permanent full-time work from home role, with a couple of visits to the South East office per month, so the incumbent can be based any where within reason.

Piling Design Engieer Benefits:

  • Full time homeworking
  • £50,000 salary plus car allowance or company vehicle
  • 33 days holiday
  • Share scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 6% employer pension
  • Life cover

This senior Piling Design role is pivotal in the development of the South East Regional Office within the piling discipline. Substantial experience will be gained in CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast driven piles for a market leading specialist renowned for innovation and development.

  • Reporting to the Area Manager, you will cover all aspects of the regional piling work winning activities with a certain level of autonomy (depending on experience), in respect of pile design and technical sales including CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast Driven. Some overlap may occur with the Mini piling team in respect of technical support and sales, and liaison with other regions will be required in terms of sales intelligence, pricing levels and R and D.
  • This role offers much diversity in terms of work activities from design, through estimating, technical sales and then follow up, in a demanding yet extremely challenging environment working for a highly regarded specialist.
  • Piling Design will include bearing piles, tension piles laterally loaded piles and retaining walls. Design includes both tender and contract design and site redesign as required.
  • The individual will manage all incoming piling enquiries, including assessment of opportunities and allocation of tenders/designs and includes estimating, tendering and client interaction / negotiation to the point where orders are secured, and provide ongoing support throughout the life of a project if required.
  • There will be some work providing support dealing with site issues as and when these arise. This includes contract redesigns, rectification of design issues and liaising with external approving authorities and Engineers if required.
  • Reporting to the Area Manager the role should provide effective control of the Technical and Estimating element of the discipline ensuring compliance with the company management system and business strategy.

Piling Design Engieer Person Specification:

  • You will preferably be a Chartered Civil Engineer
  • Client is looking for proven Piling Design experience, CFA and retaining walls
  • You will be a solid, well experienced Piling Design Engineer. If required, the estimating side can be taught
  • Flexibility, attending the South East office a couple of times per month

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

Probe Technical Recruitment is looking to recruit a dual skilled role as both a Laser Operator & Press operator on behalf of a leading manufacturer in the industry

The salary and the working pattern for this role as a Laser/press operator are as follows:

  • Salary - £31,000 – including shift allowance
  • Working pattern - 3 weekly rotating shifts of days – 6am to 2pm, afternoons – 2pm to 10pm, and nights – 10pm to 6am
  • Days of work - Monday – Friday with occasional overtime available at weekends.
  • Overtime
  • Pension

The experience required for this role as a Laser Operator & Press operator will be as follows:

  • To operate 5 axis and flatbed laser machines to process stainless steel & mild steel sheet or pressed components.
  • Previous experience in setting and operating CNC Laser Machines is essential.
  • The role will also include operation of Hydraulic & Mechanical Power Presses as & when required.

The skills required for this role as a Laser Operator & Press operator are as follows:

  • Conversant with operation and minor program modifications to 5 Axis and Flatbed Laser Machines.
  • Capable of carrying out basic daily/weekly maintenance of Laser Machines to ensure correct operation.
  • Ability to read and work from Engineering/CAD drawings at a basic/intermediate level.
  • Inspecting finished components against sample and drawings at defined frequencies.
  • Ensure accurate completion of all job activities including all associated administrative duties.
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment such as vernier callipers.
  • Capable of identifying plant and equipment faults and reporting them to the Team Leader.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all Health & Safety Policies are adhered to.
  • Capable of maintaining good housekeeping in the process, particularly own work area.
  • Capable of working as part of a team to achieve deadlines.
  • Capable of transferring to other work within the manufacturing process, including operating production equipment and power presses.

This Laser Operator & Press Operator Role is commutable from: Nottingham, Newark, Grantham, Lincoln, and Mansfield

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Systems Engineer, to design system solutions to enhance a vehicles, safety, performance and energy efficiency.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving systems and applications for the Automotive sector. 

Systems Engineer – Salary Package:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Systems Engineer 

  • The analysis of customer requirements, functional safety requirements, relevant legislation and standards to develop system requirement specifications. 
  • The use of proven system analysis and design methodologies to develop elegant efficient solutions to meet the project requirements. 
  • Working closely with the Functional Safety Department to ensure the analysis and development of appropriate functional safety requirements. 
  • Liaison with other engineering disciplines to develop system design specifications and algorithms. 
  • Plan, conduct and review testing of new software, hardware and calibrations at a variety of levels including integration testing, dyno testing and vehicle level testing, sometimes including worldwide field trips. 
  • The calibration of system functions to comply with project requirements. Complete sign-off procedures for vehicle algorithms, calibrations and final product testing. Undertake system and vehicle development and problem-solving within tight timescales. 
  • Fully document the design development and verification of developed systems. 
  • Understand and comply with company and customer confidentiality agreements and maintain the security of company and customer property. 

Systems Engineer – Requirements:

  • A formal qualification / Degree in a relevant science or Engineering disciplines. 
  • Experience of requirements analysis and management, preferably using dedicated requirements management tools (e.g., DOORS, Cradle, MKS).
  • Good experience of Configuration management Tools (e.g., MKS) 
  • Experience of systems design methodologies 
  • Hands on experience of developing control algorithms for automotive applications 
  • Knowledge or familiarity of, Software C-code, MATLAB, CAN and flexray communication protocols and toolchain. 
  • A good understanding of electronic hardware techniques and an ability to interpret circuit schematics. 
  • Knowledge of the use of microcontrollers within real time embedded systems 
  • Proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. 

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join their Chassis Project Development Team.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving systems and applications for the Automotive sector. 

Reporting to the Head of Department the role will become an important part of the Chassis Group, where the role will be responsible for developing and designing software for high performance embedded systems. 

Software Engineer – Salary Package:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Software Engineer will include:

Dealing with embedded software for microcontrollers, using design practices and software life cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards. Providing close coordination of project activities throughout the duration of the project between both the development teams and the customer. 

  • The interpretation of system requirements in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers to generate software requirements using semi-formal methods. 
  • Develop Code implementation using C/C++ programming languages, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments. 
  • Undertake functional components, base software development and problem-solving within tight timescales 
  • The use of Autosar BSW configuration and integration 
  • The generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the “V” life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests 
  • The generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process 
  • Work to FMEA, HAZOP, FTA and other analysis techniques. 

What we are looking for in a Software Engineer

  • A formal qualification in engineering, or a science-based subject (Ideally Software or Electronic Engineering related)
  • Good industry experience in a similar role within an embedded system product development environment 
  • Good experience of programming using C, C++, C# and assembly languages 
  • Experience working with Autosar Base Software, Rte and SWC configuration 
  • Experience of using requirements management and specification tools e.g., DOORS, MKS Integrity 
  • Experience using configuration management tools e.g., MKS
  • Experience with software analysis methodologies and tools e.g., UML, Rhapsody
  • Experience with CAN based test tools e.g., CANoe, CANalyser, CANape, PCAN or ValueCAN
  • An ability to interpret circuit schematics and understand the basic operation of electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry
  • A good proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994