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Design Manager Jobs in Cumbria

Design Manager

A Design Manager in the engineering sector is integral to leading and coordinating the design aspects of engineering projects from conception through to completion. The role of a Design Manager involves supervising a team of designers and collaborating with other departments to ensure design outputs are practical, cost-effective, and adhere to regulatory standards.

Working as a Design Manager requires strong leadership skills, technical design knowledge, and adeptness in project management. Typically, a bachelor's degree in engineering, or a related field is needed, along with a proven track record in a design leadership role.

To recruit a Design Manager, companies look for candidates with extensive experience in overseeing design processes within the engineering industry, demonstrating a balance of creativity and technical proficiency. A proficient Design Manager fosters innovation while managing time constraints and budget, ensuring projects are delivered successfully.

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​Cumbria

Cumbria is a county in North West England. Cumbria is the third largest county in England by size, consisting of six districts: Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland. In 2019 Cumbria had a population of around half a million people. Cumbria is home to the Lake District National Park and many market towns.

Cumbria can be easily accessed from Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Glasgow and Edinburgh, all under 2 hours drive away. Cumbria is home to some of the UK's largest engineering and defence projects including shipbuilding projects and Sellafield power plant.

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