top of page


Want to Join Us?

Please see available positions below.

If these positions don't quite fit, why not put yourself on our radar by sending us your CV?

Please detail why you would like to work for Autoguide and what position you would like to put yourself forward for and we can get in touch if a suitable position becomes available.

50PXV Quick Hitch 3.JPG

Design Engineering Manager

We're looking for a Design Engineering Manager to head up our design department. Main Duties: - Overall management of the companies Engineering team - The coordination of the company’s design process to ensure sales and production dates are met, working closely with the sales manager, production manager - Ensuring compliance, developing and implementing robust internal design processes and procedures which are then adopted and adhered to - Develop and write the product legislative requirements, ensuring internal records of the design, fabrication and revisions are kept according to UKCA requirements - Develop and write department literature for internal and external processes - Collaborate with production to write and review SOP’s for each stage of build - Ongoing product development and new design projects. - Project Management - ISO audit process lead for Design – best practice and evidence to support Owning and Managing warranty review process. Finding route cause and resolving issues Manager: - Effective leader with a diplomatic and team approach. - Embed company values of Accountability, Collaboration & Innovation. - A mentor and line manager for team members. - Be conscious of the current and potential recruitment needs of the teams and bring these to the attention of the Managing Director. - Management of relevant KPI's to ensure productivity and performance. Engineering - Oversee and lead internal projects aimed at streamlining the process of design engineering within the company. - Oversee design projects, ensuring deadlines are met and drawings and bills of materials are of a production standard. - FMEA analysis of all products and documentation. - Top level design concepts and ideas. - Drawing review and sign off. - Use design experience in product reviews to improve product design and manufacturability. - Point of contact with sales and production for feedback from shop floor to design. - Managing technical and customer performance feedback and issues with Senior Leadership Team. - Ownership of internal and external technical projects, ensuring that problems are investigated, solved and documented using the appropriate resources. Compliance - Be the company lead for compliance, ensuring that all products conform to the relevant standards including UKCA and Machinery Directive. - Implement processes for legislative requirements so that they can be followed within the design processes. - Review, manage and maintain all technical documentation including operation manuals and spare part books. Development Projects - Responsible for new product development, ensuring design, production and the project management are working together to ensure the specification and timescales are met. - Understand the scope of the customer’s requirements. - Investigate and undertake analysis of how to develop the new product. - Work within cost parameters to develop products that fit the specification. - Produce testing procedures, oversee and document results to consider effectiveness and safety of new designs. - Attendance at specification meetings if required. - Work with project managers to ensure the development projects are completed within time and cost parameters. Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering. - Minimum of 5 years leading a design Team. - Solid Technical Knowledge and understanding of Product/Process design. - Sound Technical background & Knowledge of BS308/BS8888. - Engaged and driven & an excellent communicator at all levels. - Extensive design documentation experience. - Experience of Mechanical, Hydraulic and Electrical systems. - Strong problem solving/analytical skills. - The ability to communicate clearly with engineers and non-engineers alike - Sound knowledge of IT systems in general and CAD in particular. - Good working knowledge of MRP is highly desirable. - Good understanding of manufacturing processes. - Ability to work in a team of peers. - An understanding of commercial pressures. - Good time management, organisation, and the ability to work to deadlines. - Proficient in report writing, analysis and compliance procedures. - A flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to change. - A driven, self-motivated attitude and the ability to use initiative As our Design Engineering Manager, you will be at the forefront of overseeing our technical department, ensuring that all aspects of current legislation are followed and kept up to date and continuous review current products, production methods and projects to encourage best practice. You'll champion being part of the senior leadership team, helping to manage the company on a day to day basis and being responsible for overseeing the design, prototyping sign off and handover processes. You'll also be working closely with production & design in producing and documenting the legislation requirements surrounding all products manufactured and the production process.

Sales & Administration Co-Ordinator

The Sales and Office Coordinator plays a pivotal role in supporting the smooth functioning of both the sales department and overall office operations. This position involves managing administrative tasks, coordinating sales activities, and providing support to the sales team and office staff. This position acts as a crucial link between the sales team, customers, and various internal departments. Main Duties: Administrative Support Sales Coordination Customer Support Sales Team Support Office Coordination Specific Duties: Administrative Support: •Handle general office tasks such as filing, data entry, and maintaining records •Organize and schedule meetings, appointments, and events for the sales team •Manage office supplies and equipment to ensure smooth office operations •Respond to emails, phone calls, and inquiries promptly and professionally •Prepare and update various reports, presentations, and documents as required Sales Coordination: •Assist the sales team in preparing and sending quotations, proposals, and sales contracts to clients •Coordinate sales-related activities, including order processing, invoicing, and shipping arrangements, including hire and servicing •Monitor and follow up on sales leads, inquiries, and customer interactions •Collaborate with the sales team to track sales targets and performance metrics •Maintain and update the customer database and ensure data accuracy Customer Support: •Provide exceptional customer service to clients, addressing their queries and concerns •Handle customer complaints or issues, seeking resolutions to ensure customer satisfaction •Build and maintain strong relationships with clients to enhance customer loyalty Sales Team Support: •Assist in preparing sales presentations and sales materials for client meetings •Arrange travel and accommodation for sales representatives as necessary •Assist in creating and implementing sales strategies and promotional campaigns Required Experience: •Proven experience in administrative support or sales coordination is advantageous •Proficiency in using office software such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and CRM systems •Excellent organizational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks efficiently •Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to interact with clients and colleagues effectively •Detail-oriented with a focus on maintaining accurate records and data •Ability to work independently and as part of a team, adapting to dynamic work environments •Problem-solving skills and a customer-centric attitude to handle customer inquiries and concerns

Autoguide Jobs

Job Application

Please complete the form to apply for a position with us.

Upload File

Thankyou for your application!

bottom of page