Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Cammach Bryant Limited
Location
Banchory, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1241724301
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is looking for an Engineering Manager, on a permanent staff basis, location in Aberdeenshire.

ROLE

Accountable to the board, responsible for leading and supervising a team of engineers as they develop, test, modify, and create solutions to technical problems.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Supervise and lead engineers, scientists and technicians who design equipment, plan and develop projects, and oversee production and quality control.
  • Direct and coordinate production, operations, quality assurance, testing, and maintenance of all engineering development processes and plant.
  • Oversee the research and development of new products and procedures.
  • Hire, train, and mentor other engineers and supporting staff
  • Write performance reviews and solve internal issues
  • Discuss and lay out project specifications
  • Make detailed plans to accomplish goals
  • Analyse market demand and available resources
  • Review, approve, or modify product designs
  • Prepare budgets, bids, and contracts
  • Negotiate research contracts
  • Approve expenditures
  • Review and recommend contracts
  • Develop cost estimates
  • Draft proposals and reports for clients
  • Improve manufacturing processes and advance scientific research
  • Develop overall concepts for a new product
  • Check technical accuracy of work
  • Establish administrative policies, procedures, and standards
  • Coordinate activities of unit with other units or organizations
  • Confer with higher levels of management

REQUIREMENTS

Essential: Masters or Bachelor Degree Qualified, Chartered Engineer

Preferred/Desirable: MBA, Senior Leadership Training

Essential:
  • A proven record of success in senior level engineering management, in the oil and gas drilling, fishing and/or P&A sector.
  • Senior level experience of management of people and resources.
  • An understanding of product development management and wider management principles and techniques associated with supporting and developing a new product line.
  • Political and presentational skills with an appreciation of the demands of conflicting interests and of meeting statutory requirements.
  • A high level of commercial awareness and business development together with analytical and problem-solving skills, as is absolutely necessary in a small fast-growing business.
  • Leadership skills plus excellent communication & organisational skills

Preferred/Desirable: Supply chain experience in an engineering environment

Essential: Drilling and fishing tool development expertise

Preferred/Desirable: Organisational development

Essential: Self-starter, visionary leadership, ability to build and motivate a team outside of the norm as needed in a small fast-growing company. Ability to network and form relationships with external parties/bodies, credibility in the industry and as an individual, communication and negotiation, financial acumen, project management, problem solving and critical thinking.

Preferred/Desirable: In depth knowledge of drilling, fishing and P&A markets and changing technical and business environments, PR and presentation skills.

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