Design Engineering Manager

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My client is looking for a Design Engineering Manager to join them on a permanent and full-time basis. This is a new role to my client due to movements within the company and it will have a pathway that will see you join the Senior Leadership Team. The role will see you manage the Mechanical Design Engineering team and grow their Civils ability.

This role could suit someone stepping up into the Manager position and I would welcome applications from Senior Design Engineer and Lead Design Engineer candidates.

The Role

Contracted to 42.5hrs per week Monday to Friday.

For the Engineering Manager, they offer a hybrid working model that can be negotiated through the hiring process, client meetings will take precedent. The role will include travel to and from client sites.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead, own, and develop the Civil and Mechanical engineering department.
  • Develop a Civil design capability, expanding the knowledge and skills of their experienced Mechanical Design team.
  • Oversee Civil and Mechanical Engineering Design components of projects, liaising with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work closely with and collaborate with various other departments throughout the business.
  • Arrange and Support site investigations.
  • Offer technical support to wider business.



  • Civil design engineering experience on small to medium-sized projects.
  • Working in UK Water and/or Waste Water industries, or similar engineering schemes.
  • Managing, developing, and coaching multi-disciplined design teams.
  • CAD-based design systems, structural analysis, CDE systems, and planning tools.
  • Design project management and financial reporting.
  • Working from project specifications, statements of need, own developed scopes, and legislation.


  • Degree or equivalent in Civil and/or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Professional body memberships

Benefits package:

Competitive salaries

Company car or car allowance

Health cash plan with Healthshield

Standard Life Pension Scheme – 4.5% company contribution

Life Assurance Scheme

Employee Discount Scheme

Bike 2 Work scheme

Training and development opportunities

Employee referral scheme – £1,000 if you successfully introduce someone

Employee recognition schemes

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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