Design Engineering Manager

Technical, Engineering & QA

Huddersfield (Head Office)

Mamas & Papas (Head Office)
Colne Bridge Road,
Huddersfield,
West Yorkshire
HD5 0RH

Overview

Here at Mamas & Papas we put families at the heart of everything we do. There is no surprise therefore, that the products we design and bring to life are award winners because of this. Furthermore, sold into over 30 countries around the world and market leaders in the UK.

Through continued and record breaking growth, we are investing further into new product development and therefore looking to recruit a DESIGN ENGINEERING MANAGER (Product Development) to join our award winning Product Team.

Responsible for products such as Pushchairs, Highchairs and Nursery Equipment we are a close knit team of talented engineers and designers who are looking for new talent so we can expand our product portfolio and refine our existing products. This is an exciting time for new members to join a passionate team with a clear goal of bringing great products to as many parents as possible.

Reporting directly to the Product Director and working alongside the Design/Project/Product Dev & Integrity Manager’s the Design Engineering Manager will lead, inspire and support a talented team of 3 engineers to develop a pipeline of nursery products through a stage gate process of prototyping, tooling for manufacture and product validation, organising team workflows, project plans and management of timescales.

If you would like to bring your own wealth of experience and knowledge within Design Engineering, with some blue sky thinking, engineering principles and processes to a department and team, that’s award winning and focused on putting families at the heart of everything we do, then simply take those amazing first steps to APPLY TODAY for a member of the recruitment team to reach out and bring this role to life some more for you.

 

Is is a unique role, where the work that you do, will have a genuine impact on a global community of new, hopeful and expectant parents around the world. When you look back on your career, this will no doubt be the one where you really made a difference, that put smiles on families faces.

NOTE: This role is full time, 5 days a week, with 3 days based at our Huddersfield Head Office (HD5 0RH) with 2 from home. (Hybrid working)

Benefits

We're a business that cares. Here's just some of our benefits on offer;
• 33 days holiday, increasing up to 40 with service.
• Buy & Sell holiday schemes
• Company Bonus Schemes
• Employer pension contribution from day 1 enrolment.
• Significant staff discounts for family & friends from our shops & online
• Ongoing offers & discounts across a variety of external organisations, from holidays, travel, restaurants, gifts & services to many more worthy discounts through our Benefits Hub
• Subsidised health & critical illness cover and insurances
• Supportive family related leave policies (including company enhanced pay for maternity, IVF & Fertility, surrogacy, paternity, adoption, shared parental leave)
• Supportive Foster Care & Carers Leave offering
• Support for Loss and Bereavement
• A Menopause Friendly Employer
• Employee Recognition and Appreciation Schemes
• At Mamas & Papas, we’re a business for the future. Every day, we help to welcome a new generation of children into the world, and we want them to grow up in a world that’s sustainable – one that’s full of opportunity and hope.

...Oh, and a great bunch of people to work with too.

 

We also operate at Head Office:
• Hybrid flexi working of 3 days in the office.
• Flexi-time schemes based around core working hours whether in the office, or working from home
• Plus, free car parking, Prayer & Contemplation room, subsidised canteen, free tea & coffee, Games & TV rooms & much more.

(NB*: All benefits subject to individual schemes criteria & terms)