Lead Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Technical & Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £55,000 - £75,000 TBC approx guide only

  • Contact:

    Eddie Smith

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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Lead Engineer


  • Are you a Lead Engineer seeking the chance to be a Technical Director
  • Electro-mechanical, R&D focused business near Loughborough
  • Part of a PLC with share price up 80% in the last 3 years on London Stock Exchange
  • Would suit an ambitious Lead Engineer, Senior Design Engineer or Senior R&D Engineer who wants to make that step up to be Technical Manager / Technical Director in an agile SME


Are you seeking Technical Manager jobs, Technical Director jobs or Design Manager jobs in the Loughborough, Leicester, Leicestershire region? Are you a Lead Engineer, Senior Design Engineer or Senior R&D Engineer who wants to make that step up to be Technical Manager / Technical Director?


We are looking for a candidate who is:


  • A lead engineer, senior design engineer or R&D engineer who is passionate about engineering and will be excited about being able to really make their mark within a R&D focused manufacturing / engineering SME.
  • Has a proven track record in engineering leadership and project management (OR someone wanting to make the next step)
  • Balances product innovation / development with a ‘design for manufacture’ approach.
  • Has good knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering with a willingness to develop their skill set. There are elements of electrical / electronics / mechanical / software / control systems involved in this role
  • Is regarded as a top-rate engineer by customers and colleagues. 
  • Demonstrates personal qualities including transparent & accountable, honest and approachable, efficient & results driven, customer focussed & solution orientated.


The Opportunity


  • The successful candidate will play a key role on the senior management team, along with the Managing Director and Sales Director
  • A Successful candidate should expect to be fast tracked to a Director level as they prove their talents and value to the company.
  • Working at the business is a vastly rewarding experience. There is a strong team mentality borne out of working together for many years.  They have a strong record of retaining key members of staff. 
  • SME with headcount of 35 approx. but part of a listed PLC on the London stock Exchange
  • Note on culture and values : a friendly and engaging team. There are no egos and no politics. You will get the chance to join a friendly and growing business
  • they value loyalty so you are likely to have shown loyalty in your career to date


This lead engineer jobs role is based near Loughborough commutable from Loughborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Thurmaston, Syston, Shepshed, Kegworth, Melton Mowbray



Please note that if you are not contacted within the next ten days then your application, on this occasion, has not been successful.  We thank you for taking the time to apply.