JOB TITLE: Head of Engineering (Mechanical)

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : West Bromwich
Job Reference : 10433 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 26/06/2014
Salary & Benefits : £50000 per annum + car + additional benefits
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

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Job Summary

Head of Engineering (Mechanical) £50k + car + additional benefits West Bromwich

Job Description

Head of Engineering (Mechanical)
£50k + car + additional benefits
West Bromwich

The Opportunity:

Head of Engineering (Mechanical) required for our client in West Bromwich. The Head of Engineering (Mechanical) is a newly created role to come in to an established and growing organisation to shape and develop the engineering aspect of things.

The Role:

The Head of Engineering (Mechanical) role is to manage a diverse engineering department having 4 direct reports and 55 indirect reports. This will look after a range of engineering disciplines including mechanical, electrical, chemical and civil who are involved in the production and maintenance within the facility.

We are really looking for a strong leader who can bring a range of ideas to really move the engineering department forward. As this is a newly created role, you will be given scope top really make the role your own.

*Direct management of all the Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument, Project, and Civil Engineering
* Management of all engineering standards and compliance matters
* Liaises with people and organisations across all levels both inside and outside the company.
* Responsible for the overall delivery of all engineering projects across the company
* Responsible for the continuous development of effective, safe and efficient work practices within the department
* Accountable for the control of the departmental operating capital, repair and maintenance budgets

The person:

For the Head of Engineering (Mechanical) we are looking for someone who is a strong leader and can mould a department. Ideally, you will come from a mechanical background with an element of chemical but we would consider someone from an electrical background too.

*Experience as departmental manager of a multi-disciplinary engineering team.
* Experience in a technically responsible role in a relevant process industry.
* Experienced in project management involving multi-disciplinary teams
* Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
* Commercially aware, able to control budgets totalling around £3M per annum

Head of Engineering (Mechanical)

Job Keywords

Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument, Project, Civil Engineering, engineer, manager, head of engineering, leader,

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