Head of Engineering & Facilities

Recruiter
ATA Selection Ltd
Location
Leicester
Salary
£80k - 100k per year + 20% Bonus, Company Car
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Engineering & Facilities Nationwide £80,000 - 100,000 + Company Car + 20% Bonus My client is a market leading delivery businesses providing parcel delivery solutions on a national and international basis. The company employs 2,000 in the UK with 26 delivery depots and major sortation centres across the UK. The company have been on an incredible journey growing their turnover from £384 million in 2015 to £442 million in 2016. This growth trend is set to continue as their customer demand grows at a rapid rate seeing the business aim for 20% year on year growth. In the past two years, they have already invested £35 million on special purpose material handling equipment for the sorting centres and grown their internal engineering function significantly. They are now looking to employ a Head of Engineering & Facilities who will be responsible for ensuring the strategic direction of the company's internal engineering function allows the business to support the immediate, mid-term and long-term needs of its' customers. The Role As Head of Engineering & Facilities you will be responsible for ensuring the direction internally within the business to ensure the company has the relevant engineering and facilities infrastructure in place to serve its customers immediate and long-term needs. This will involve: - Looking at automation requirements across depots and major sortation hubs, will the current and future set up deliver their customer's needs? - Understanding long term requirements from customers to allow future planning of engineering solutions to meet demand. - Man management of the Senior Engineering Management team to ensure site management is effective and efficient with strong leadership. - Ensuring the company's property and facilities infrastructure is fit for purpose through the management team. - Benchmarking the value the company is getting from suppliers of automation and ensuring the integration of these projects flows smoothly. - Responsible for estates of total value £14 million and two major sortation centres with equipment value circa £50 million between them. The Candidate To be successful in your application for this Head of Engineering & Facilities position you will need: - Experience with sortation machinery, this could be from an engineering or management level. - To be a strategic thinker who can plan for the long term. - An engineering qualification. - Experience in budgetary management. - The ability to build long lasting relationships with customers. - A proven leader who can drive excellence within an engineering division The Benefits - £80,000 - £100,000 - Company Car - Bonus scheme up to 20% - 5% Contributory Pension If this role sounds right to you please apply online or send your CV directly to ************************************* Alternatively, if you wish to discuss the position initially in confidence give me a call on **************
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