Global Engineering Manager

Cranleigh Scientific
Oxfordshire, UK
02 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A world leading speciality chemical manufacturing business is currently seeking a Global Engineering Manager to join their lubricant technology team in Oxford on a permanent basis. As the Global Engineering Manager, you will play a global role and providing expert engineering support internally to an extensive lubricant R&D department, with the ability to ensure projects are delivered effectively.

Global Engineering Manager Key Responsibilities
  • Manage a team of 20 colleagues spread over at least 4 global locations including recruitment, general colleague support, development and appraisals.
  • Accountable for building Engineering as a core strength and differentiator supporting the company's technology leadership strategy.
  • Assimilate needs from current and future technical challenges to advise future strategy.
  • Accountable for safety, not just internally but at other locations where Infineum work is carried out.
  • Integrate activities where projects are led by other technical teams but success requires significant engineering support both internally and/or with an external test provider.
  • Ensure the wider business has access to effective methods for measuring lubricant performance including developing new methods.
  • Define how resources can be used to optimally achieve success, maximise return from the operational budget and make proposals for alternative funding approaches.

Global Engineering Manager Requirements
  • You must possess a degree qualification in an engineering discipline - automotive engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering etc.
  • A deep understanding of automotive engineering (combustion engine), engine tests and scientific methodology.
  • A working knowledge of lubricant technology, what impacts its performance and the design of engine / rig testing protocols is desirable.
  • Commercial awareness and a good understanding of the business drivers.
  • Effective leadership skills and the ability to translate strategy into action and meaningful goals for other team members.

Role: Global Engineering Manager

Pay Rate: £Comp

Package: 15% Bonus, 25 days holiday, company car/allowance, enhanced pensions scheme, medical insurance, flexi-time, subsidised on site canteen, free parking and various company benefits

Industry: Chemicals / Automotive / Lubricants / Combustion Engine / Gasoline /

Location: Oxford

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