Head of Engineering

Location Hull
Discipline: Executive Selection, Engineering & Maintenance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + Pension, Healthcare & benefit
Contact name: David Lipton

Contact email: david@cprec.co.uk
Contact phone: 01482205808
Job ref: 565786
Published: 12 days ago
Duration: Permamnent
Expiry date: 01 Jul 2024 00:59
Startdate: ASAP
In line with a suite of investment to site operations, our client are looking for an engaging Head of Engineering with a wealth of experience in managing multi-disciplined engineering functions handling in life engineering considerations and driving both culture and processes forward in line with the plans for this superb site. 

As Head of Engineering you will lead Maintenance, Reliability, Site Infrastructure, Facilities and associated projects linked to site reliability improvement or wider continuous improvement initiatives, you will also foster a positive development culture leading initiatives like the engineering graduate programme.

Collaborating with established and high calibre teams, the Head of Engineering will agree and drive improvements and progressive processed into the departmental operations supporting the daily operations as well as assisting in realising the growth aspirations of the business.
Your department consists of established and capable teams with competencies including Electrical and Mechanical Engineering as well as Project Management skillsets.

You will be able to foster strong collaborative relationships with key reports as well as peers within other departmental functions to ensure management and expectations of projects and expectations are aligned.

The Head of Engineering will be responsible for:
  • Managing strategic execution for the continuous improvement of the departments activities to drive improved efficiencies, reliability, and available capacity
  • Develop and embed proactive behaviours regarding maintenance and reliability
  • Agree and develop appropriate metrics to measure departmental performance
  • Identify improvement projects
  • Enhance the use of the CMMS systems
  • Contribute to the broader operations activities, identifying opportunities to improve and collaborating on delivering projects to improve processes.
  • Collaborate closely with cross departmental teams.
The Candidate
  • Strong technical / engineering background
  • Experience leading teams to deliver cost saving, efficiency, and process improvements.
  • Good awareness and understanding of Automation, Robotics, PLC’s, Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems etc
  • Broad business acumen, appreciating your part in the grand scheme of the sites operations and willingness to engage to contribute more broadly
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with the ability to set objectives and prioritise workloads for yourself and others.
  • Competent in critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills
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