Head of Mechanical Engineering

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Engineering, Management, Media, Design
South West
£65,000 to £80,000 per annum
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A world-class innovation, design and product development team; driven to be the most exciting design consultancy on the planet, is looking for a Head of Mechanical Engineering.

You will be the at the heart of a team delivering products and experiences for enterprising start-ups through to global consumer brands in medical, consumer and industrial sectors.

RHL is a highly respected Recruitment Consultancy within Design, Engineering & Manufacture talent acquisition.

Job Title: Head of Mechanical Engineering
Reference No: 241099
Location: Bristol
Job Type: Permanent

Kinneir Dufort is a dynamic mix of researchers, designers, engineers, and makers all focussed on designing a better world.

RHL has supported Kinneir Dufort several times over their 40-year history, and are exclusively partnering them as they look for a Head of Mechanical Engineering who will have the scope to join the senior management structure, driving the business forward to new heights.

Spearheaded by a recent management buy-out, Kinneir Dufort is a highly successful, 75 strong product design consultancy encompassing. Research, Innovation, Human Factors, Digital UX, Product & Packaging Design, Engineering, Prototyping, and Electronics & Software.

Your role as the Head of Mechanical Engineering, sitting within that leadership capacity, is to be the bastion for this function of the business – leading the 12-strong mechanical engineering team to deliver highly innovative, technical solutions across their consumer, industrial and healthcare client base.

As well as being technically experienced and rigorous in engineering process, you need to have a deep-rooted passion for problem-solving, can be comfortable in a client-facing, cross-functional working environment, and can lead from the front. Experience of leading medical device development programmes will be a distinct advantage.

You will need to be at a point in your career where you can come in, add value from day one and preferably have experienced working within a technology-focused product design consultancy.

Managerial experience is also important, but whilst this could be a role for a ‘head of’ figure there is also scope for a ‘rising star’, someone at a lead or principal level who has hit the glass ceiling, craving that move with greater strategic influence.

Kinneir Dufort is a special place. The team are intelligent, hard-working, fun, non-egocentric, and collaborate brilliantly together to produce effective results, working with some of the biggest, best and most interesting clients you will find anywhere.

If this proposition, combined with the attractive period offices, are of potential interest get in touch with Bradley Harper, Senior Recruitment Consultant, bradley@rhl.co.uk, 01233 658015

Recruitment Holdings Ltd (RHL) acts as an Employment Business and as an Employment Agency.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01233 658015
Fax: 01233 645702
Contact: Bradley Harper

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