Mechanical Engineering Lead

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing

The main purpose of the Mechanical Engineering Lead is to lead a team of mechanical engineers within the R&D environment to achieve departmental targets and goals.

Client Details

Client is a large scale manufacturing business based in the Newcastle upon Tyne area which for most would be commutable from Sunderland, North & South Tyneside and Northumberland areas.


Lead and develop a team of mechanical engineers, liaising directly with the Head of Mechanical design on skills, training and career development
Plan and manage resources and budgets
Provide engineering excellence support for Life Cycle activities and development projects
Cooperate and build relationships with internal and external partners
Support the Head of Mechanical Engineering to define and implement technology strategies
Support internal standardisation committee, to enable changes in product standards into current product portfolio
Support Head of Product Data group to develop and maintain effective and efficient engineering change control procedures and drive improvements in this area of life cycle activities.
Advise current product design issues into new projects during the project requirements phase
Engineering Lead in transferring new product design releases into the life cycle group, responsible for assessment and feedback during the NPD process


BEng or MEng in Mechanical Engineering
Leadership exp driving technical teams and technical project groups
Six Sigma belts
Recognised Project Management qualification/accreditation is desirable
NPD exp essential
The successful Mechanical Engineering Lead must be willing to travel internationally

Job Offer

Permanent Mechanical Engineering Lead position based in the Newcastle upon Tyne area

Competitive salary DOE

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