Engineering Design Change Manager

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Closing date
30 Aug 2018
40 hours per week
Contract type
Welwyn Garden City (Remus)

As the world’s leading innovator in online grocery shopping with a pioneering business model, developing our own technology and new customer propositions, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships, there has never been a better time to join us. We pride ourselves on the quality of our people, goods and technological advances that power everything we do.

We are looking for a Product Maintenance Manager to maintain a suite of existing products by carrying out design change requests, documentation updates andenhancements. Also solves engineering problems in a structured manner.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining a suite of existing products, keeping documentation up to date, managing changes and making enhancements.
  • Responsible for carrying out design change requests and associated administration in a timely manner. This includes prioritisingthe most important work.
  • ‚óŹ Track requests and make the progress visible to stakeholders and/or change control boards, using relevant tools.
  • Solves engineering problems in a structured and methodical manner; includes using root cause analysis and other techniques to identify problems.
  • Performs design work including 3D modelling, calculations and design verification testing as needed.
  • Responsible for part selection taking into consideration cost, availability and obsolescence.
  • Responsible for updating of technical specifications including functional design specifications, drawings, assembly drawings and bills of materials.
  • Responsible for preparing and presenting changes to designs and reporting on progress.
  • Keeps up to date with the latest manufacturing techniques and material developments.
  • Lead and manage teams assigned with the role of change management and current product maintenance.

Skills , Experience and Qualifications

  • Previous experience of working with PLM or PDM systems, with a high sensitivity to version control, change compatibility,production release timings etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly tactical environment
  • Is an excellent communicator.
  • Skilled in root cause analysis.
  • Familiar with presenting at Change Control Board meetings.
  • A good Degree in engineering or equivalent engineering qualification with experience.
  • A proven track record in product maintenance, preferably complex electromechanical automation systems or similar machines.
  • Expert experience in CAD.
  • Experience draughting to BS8888 with the use of GD&T.
  • A good understanding of component selection.
  • The ability to work within a team on multiple projects, to prioritise tasks and to manage own time.

Preferred (in addition to minimum)

  • Can demonstrate significant experience working in a change management system.
  • Experienced in Solidworks

We will always aim to respond to everyone who applies for one of our roles. Sometimes though we have a lot of applicants and it takes us a little while to get back to everyone.  If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of your application, then you should take it that you have not been successful on this occasion and accept our apologies that we didn’t manage to get back to you personally. 

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