Process and Equipment Design Lead

The Role

The role is to lead the newly formed Design, Process & Equipment (DPE) group of multidiscipline engineers.  Your team will be one of three teams reporting to the head of Industrialisation. The other two new teams are Industrial Process Definition (IPD) and Build, Commission & Transfer to Production (BCT). You will also work closely with the Project Management Group to ensure you are delivering the resources and agreed milestones of your team to the various projects across Magma.

You will have a technical background in development of novel production processes, bringing both your management expertise and engineering skills together to develop cutting edge production technology. You will have excellent capabilities in effectively managing engineers and stakeholders.  You will be key in leading the formation or this new group, instrumental in creating processes for them to work effectively within and managing resources to deliver projects.

You will be managing an expanding team of initially 6 engineers across mechanical, electrical and control specialisms. You will be focused on enabling your team to work effectively, have a clear framework to work within and managing the team to deliver their various projects. You will be expert in how to manage the development process from initial concept design to fully designed novel production processes and equipment. 

As Magma expands you will be expected to both develop the QMS procedures for your team to work within and manage the resources of your team, including leading the technical definition of further recruits, contractors and suppliers you require for your team to deliver.

Your team will be responsible for developing all production processes and equipment including; Functional specifications, All design documentation, Process & Equipment Risk Assessments, SAT and FAT, TCF all within a frameworks that meet machinery directives and CE marking. You will also manage suppliers to develop and supply equipment externally as well as internally.  You will also need to support our current production operations were they need high tier support or development of equipment or process changes.

You will need excellent communication skills to clearly justify your decisions, gain good support from across the company and our suppliers and ensure a well-motivated and cohesive team.

You will be developing production equipment with a CapEx >£10million over the next 12 months.

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What Magma Offers You

A great chance to work on truly innovation production technology in a rapidly expanding company that provides opportunity to progress your career as we expand.  In return for your effort we will provide you with a strong set of benefits and a competitive salary based on your skills and expertise.

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