Engineering Director

Recruiter
Nevard Roland
Location
Buckinghamshire
Posted
11 May 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Engineering Director

Ref: 17163

Thermodynamics

Oxfordshire

c.£80k, Bonus, Car

Our client is part of a UK listed PLC. This business unit manufactures bespoke engineered products for leading OEMs who, in turn, supply customers in several markets which include Oil and Gas, Power Generation and Marine.

The business (t/o c£20m) is going through an exciting phase of diversification and growth with plans in place to secure this by penetration of new markets and product innovation.

This role, reporting to the Managing Director, is a key appointment in the leadership team and has the prime remit of elevating the engineering function such that it is a more visible contributor in the achievement of corporate objectives.

The Role:

* Assign, direct and evaluate work across all engineering disciplines, i.e. design and product development.
* Ensure the technical validity of solutions at both the offer and execution phase of projects.
* Analyse product ranges and create a structure for review and improvement working with stakeholders i.e. internal colleagues and customers.
* Champion change and effectively manage the implementation of new ideas.
* Monitor, train and develop engineering staff and support their professional development to aid succession planning.

The Candidate:

* Engineering graduate with a specialist knowledge of thermodynamics / heat transfer allied to a wide range of competencies associated with equipment features i.e. acoustics, corrosion protection, electrical wiring.
* Experience of design, engineering and quality control for equipment supplied to ASME U and UM requirements.
* Proven project management skills, successful product development / introduction.
* Experienced team leader who can create an open, collaborative workplace culture.
* Numerate, well developed communication skills, eager to participate in the wider issues of business activity

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