Head of Engineering – Design, Development & Programme Management

South East / Essex
c.£95k plus car + benefits
01 Aug 2018
15 Aug 2018
Contract Type

Make your mark in this key leadership role with a market leader in high value precision engineered products. A role building your design engineering, product development and programme management skills as well as developing your strategic general management capabilities to advance your career to director level and beyond.

Our client is a highly successful and ambitious specialist manufacturer of high value precision engineered products to a global customer base. They are a growing company with an innovative new product pipeline, significant private investment and an enviable reputation for success. They are currently expanding their operation into new markets and are increasing their manufacturing capacity. 

As a result of this growth it is a very exciting time to join the senior leadership team of the company in a new role of Head of Engineering. Through your significantly sized, design and development team you will have product design authority and autonomy to launch new and innovative, state of the art products to market backed by significant R&D resources and manufacturing CAPEX investment.

This is a really exciting and rewarding role right at the heart of the business playing a key role in its future success and as such career advancement opportunities beyond this role are very real.

You will have a degree in mechanical engineering or science related subject and your career background will include product design, development and programme management. You will have experience of designing high value precision engineered rotating equipment / machinery. Our client is open minded regarding your specific sector background but automotive, Formula One, aerospace, power, oil & gas, specialist / bespoke capital equipment and machinery manufacture, turbine manufacture or similar experience would be particularly relevant. 

This is a product led company and consequently this role is an ideal platform to progress your career within this internationally acclaimed business. The role is offered with a salary around the quoted figure with flexibility to attract the best. In addition to this position more junior roles are also available. 

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