Head of Engineering

  • Job Reference: 00000205-1
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Nanotek Ltd
  • Location: Kendal
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jim Walsh
  • Email: careers@nanotekltd.co.uk
  • Telephone: 07957558479

Job Description

* Engineering Manager

* Head of Engineering

Salary £50 - 55K p.a

** Candidates MUST have FULL UK working rights **

  • Engineering Manager
  • Head of Engineering
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Degree Qualifies in an Engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading an engineering function with a proven track record in strategic engineering leadership.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.
  • Strong and confident negotiator with the ability to negotiate at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels of business, interpersonal and professional.
  • Results orientated with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines.
  • Commercially and financially astute with experience of managing budgets.

Job Role:

  • · Overall responsibility for Engineering activities across the business
  • Develop planning and prioritise processes to ensure that multi-disciplinary resource is well aligned to maximise delivery of projects.
  • Ensure any new equipment or engineering activity is supported with appropriate qualification documentation and that this is appropriately stored.
  • Liaise with Operations department to ensure manufacturability of product while maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards and achieving cost targets in a timely fashion.
  • Support project management to cross functional activity required for project execution.
  • Report on Engineering activities on a regular basis to the Senior Management team, ensuring accurate and timely reporting of the relevant Key Performance Indicators
  • Ensure that Environmental, Health and Safety, engineering and quality standards and procedures are adhered to.
  • Set department objectives and monitor ongoing progress and performance.
  • Complete regular performance reviews, manage attendance, holidays, disciplinary issues and procedures as appropriate.
  • Complying with safety procedures including but not limited to: adopting safe working practices, wearing the required protective clothing and use of safety equipment appropriate to the role.