Site Head of Engineering

Location
England, Derbyshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
04 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Ref
JN -062021-2918832
Contact
Michael Dungworth
Position/Level
Senior Management
Responsibilities
Asset Management
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Join a large blue-chip manufacturing business and support them on their engineering development strategy.

Client Details

Our client is a large blue-chip FMCG manufacturing business that is going through a large change process in order to make their engineering function world-class. They are embarking on a journey to improve the businesses performance through people, culture, process, assets and infrastructure.

Description

The Site Head of Engineering will manage a large engineering function and deliver a 5-year strategy to take a re-active, under-performing department and make it world-class. Through the ongoing support of the business and engineering director, this role will play a key part in the world-class manufacturing road map.

Other responsibilities include:

* Ensure Health and Safety is prioritised at all times

* Roll out a new engineering system, training and compliance across the site

* Develop and coach the engineering team to become a stronger, pro-active and collaborative culture

* Manage large CAPEX projects for adding, overhauling and replacing equipment

* Identify opportunity and oversee Continuous Improvement projects

* Work collaboratively with other functions on-site across operations, quality, HSE etc.

Profile

The successful Site Head of Engineering will have the following:

* A proven track record of improving an engineering department within a manufacturing environment

* Have ideally worked in FMCG manufacturing or fast-paced, high volume manufacturing

* Worked at a strategic level in engineering for delivering a 5 year + improvement plan

* Ability to communicate, empower and deliver change across the engineering function

* Ideally have an Engineering Degree - not essential providing a good engineering background

* Eagerness to take on a challenging and diverse role and deliver sustainable change and improvements

Job Offer

Competitive salary plus package