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Design Manager

  • Location

    Birkenhead, Merseyside, England

  • Sector:

    Design & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50k - 55k per year + package

  • Contact:

    Lucy Patterson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    07973 786995

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Job title:  DfMA / Technical Manager

Location: Merseyside – Liverpool, Chester, Warrington, Chorley, Wigan, Bolton, Widnes, Wrexham, Ellesmere Port, St Helens

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable to £50,000 per annum plus package

The company:

Established in 2011 this revolutionary company has expanded significantly over the years and are currently going through another strong period of growth.

You will be joining a cracking team of offsite professionals who are keen to mentor and train individuals to be the best they can be.  This is a business that really do lead change and they are a significant part of industry innovation.

Specialists in all forms of offsite construction and who work with a vast majority of the UK’s supply chain as well as a good proportion on a global basis.  You will be joining a company that operates across residential, commercial, educational and healthcare.

The Role:

As DfMA/Technical Manager you will manage a team of external, multidisciplinary consultants alongside the companies internal architectural director to deliver projects across all forms of MMC, using a wide range of materials (LGS, CLT, SIP, concrete, FRP, etc.) 

This exciting and diverse role will call upon your knowledge of manufactured construction and site assembly processes.  You must know how a building goes together as well as how different MMC companies manufacture their products.  The role will require a strong technical understanding of building design and building physics since you will also work alongside the consultants team to support and lead projects in New Product Development for the offsite sector.

About you:

Previous experience in a DfMA/Technical Manager role within LGSF, SIPs CLT or Modular manufacturing.

You’ll need a curious mind with the capability to solve problems as a team player.

You’ll need to show experience of managing external consultants and a good level of understanding of contractual arrangements between lead designers and sub-contracted resource.

Excellent communication skills.

Degree qualification in a construction related discipline.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker for more information.

Key Skills: Design, Design Manager, Construction, Manufacturing, Offsite, Modular, AutoCAD, Revit, Tekla, SIPs, CLT, LGS, LGSF, Light Guage Steel Frame