Design Manager Job at Sartorius Corporation in Portsmouth

Job Description

An experienced quality manager needed for our engineering site in Portsmouth.

This is an outstanding new opportunity to join our growing engineering site in Portsmouth. Here, we manufacture Biotech downstream capital equipment including chromatography columns and skids. All our work is closely involving our clients – we tailor our products according to their needs and specifications. You will be an experienced mechanical design manager, responsible for defining and implementing the processes and resources needed to support the business, in line with our quality, costs, time schedule and compliance standards.

This role is based at our site in Portsmouth (shortly moving to Havant).

About the position:
Defining priorities and implementing projects, according to the expectations of the departments (projects, manufacturing, quality, marketing, product development)

Managing and leading the team in order to ensure high level of performance and the development of the team

Validating with the site management the projects’ relevance, technological solutions and budgets

Ensuring the implementation of the projects, from the definition of the technical requirements to the implementation and the final qualification

Ensuring the implementation of new manufacturing processes

Piloting the design of specific machines and industrial prototypes

Proposing technical and innovative solutions

Leading and resolving any technical and business improvements issues using recognised lean methods

About you:
Knowledge of manufacturing processes as typically acquired by being educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline; Master’s degree would be preferred

Demonstrable experience of managing an engineering team

Strong continuous improvement and operational excellence using known problem solving techniques

Strong skills in project management

Previous experience of system engineering is advantageous

Strong leadership and management skills

Why work for us

Opportunities for career development

Excellent working environment

A growing company with strong values: sustainability, openness, enjoyment

About Sartorius:
Sartorius is a leading international partner of biopharmaceutical research and the industry. In fiscal 2019, the company earned sales revenue of some 1.83 billion euros. At the end of 2019, more than 9,000 people were employed at the Group’s approximately 60 manufacturing and sales sites, serving customers around the globe. Sartorius is a dynamic organization suited to people who want to showcase skills, be recognized for expertise, while thriving in a vibrant and innovative environment.

We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

Further insights into our world of work can be found here.

Reference Number


Job Begin

October 30, 2020

Employment Mode

Full time



Functional Area





United Kingdom


About Company

Company: Sartorius Corporation

Company Location:  Portsmouth

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

About Sartorius Corporation