Design Office Manager

Location Southampton
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering & Technical
Reference J7358
Design Office Manager - Small Craft

A busy boatbuilder with its own on-site design office require a design office manager to lead their mutlitalented team through a host of current and new projects.

Based in the Solent, this exciting brand have for many years been building production and semi custom craft for the luxury sector and are considered one of the leaders of their field. Getting busier and busier each year, the team has swelled and now require a skilled leader to project manage them through a host of exciting projects, each different to the one preceding it.

Duties for the role will include:
- Overall responsibility for output and planning of the design department
- Team development planning and resource requirement
- Leadership of those more junior across all aspects of their role
- Innovation in design including new products and materials
- Promotion of a strong team culture


As an individual you will be a degree qualified designer/engineer with experience in the design of small craft and experienced in designing semi custom craft for the wider market. A confident leader, you will bring 10+ years of working in teams to the role, showing clear leadership and a strong understanding of the market. In terms of software, you will be capable with Rhino, Solidworks and Autocad and also be a very organised individual.

Salary for the role will be competitive and come with a number of benefits, plus a chance to regularly engage with the shop floor and also the client base.

Please Apply, or for further information please contact Ed on +4 (0)2380 633399


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