Head of Engineering

Recruiter
Zest
Location
Bedfordshire
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Engineering
Location: Bedfordshire
Competitive Salary

We are working with a well-established leader within manufacturing who have an exciting opportunity. Our clients are shortlisting for an Engineering Manager to join their company on a permanent basis.

As Head of Engineering you will be responsible for all technical activities, product innovation and customer development as well as while driving the engineering strategy forward involving practical and commercial aspects.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Overall responsibility for all engineering activities.
* Develop existing and create new strategies, policies, processes and procedures in line with the company's vision.
* Ensure that engineering strategies and procedures support the operational demands of the business.
* Oversee all stages of build design from contract award to handover.
* Manage projects with value engineering and financial control of contracts during construction stage.
* Work with the marketing department to develop existing products, anticipate market changes and create new opportunities.
* Coach, mentor and develop direct reports and manage a high performing team.
* Monitor ongoing progress and complete regular performance reviews.

It is important that as the engineering manager you are a strong leader and an experienced individual in developing teams and someone who is comfortable in making key decisions.

It would advantageous to your application if you have the following:

* Educated to degree level (preferably masters) in a relevant engineering discipline i.e. Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
* Fellow or chartered member of an industry related professional body.
* Examples of managing an engineering function with a proven track record in strategic engineering.
* Technical knowledge and understanding of processes, components and design techniques

If you are seeking an new opportunity for 2018 and you feel that you meet the above criteria, then please forward an updated copy of your CV or contact Oli Edwards on (Apply online only).

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