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Mechanical Technical Manager vacancy in Saffon Walden, Essex (212jc)

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Location: Saffon Walden, Essex
Region: London and South East
Salary: £50k+ depending upon experience
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Engineering, Management, Project Management
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
My client, who were founded in mid 90’s is an established company in the shielding technology sector who design, manufacture, install and commission shielding systems to protect people and equipment against the threats posed by:
• Electromagnetic and Radio Frequency Interference (RFI / EMI)
• Radiation (X-ray, Gamma & Neutron) protection
• Magnetic Fields shielding
• Electromagnetic Pulse Protection (EMPP)
• Blast protection

As well as consultancy, project management and testing, they have also developed their own range of electrical EMC filters to complement their other products. With a wide customer base across the world from hospitals, government and military customers through to commercial electronics companies. The company has 27 employees and is growing rapidly.

They are looking to expand their successful and growing team by recruiting a multi skilled Mechanical Technical Manager to work on the design and development of bespoke shielding products and manage their team of project engineers. This is a high-profile position and will report directly to the Operations Manager.

The role will include management of the project engineers, site surveys, and client and supplier liaison. Some degree of practical work may be required either in the company's workshop or on-site at locations across the UK and overseas.

The Key Skills they are seeking is as follows:
• Experience in managing a team of engineers. Sound commercial judgement.
• Mechanical engineering background. Experience of Autodesk Inventor software. Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Highly motivated, organised and confident in managing work and taking responsibility for the project team.
• A full UK driver’s licence is essential for this position as travel to sites may be required.

The ideal candidate would be someone with a strong engineering background in one or more of the threats listed above, and who has the ability to manage a team of highly motivated personnel.

In return they are offering a good starting salary circa £50k plus per annum depending upon experience, as well as a company pension, 20 days holiday + bank holidays, and the ability to join a rapidly expanding and dynamic company. You will be based in their HQ in Saffron Walden as well as some trave to client sites in the UK and overseas.

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