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Head of Engineering

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Leeds
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + bonus & benefits
Application date: 21st Feb 2024

About Our Client
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing are working in partnership with a hugely successful, fast paced manufacturer based near Leeds. This leading UK business has an unrivalled reputation for quality and service and has experienced impressive growth in recent years. Their success is built on a culture of innovation and agility alongside an unrivalled ambition to succeed.

Job Description
The Head of Engineering, CI & Sustainability will report directly into the MD and will be responsible for driving strategy across the business. Other day to day responsibilities will include:

Ensuring there is a robust and structured PPM system in place and continuously improving this through machine learning
Delivering improvements in machine performance, reducing downtime, reaction time and breakdown events across the plant
Drive continuous improvement culture throughout the business, starting with the production and engineering teams
Create the engineering strategy and implement this across all teams
Define and implement comprehensive strategies to reduce costs, mitigate risk, shorten lead times and reduce waste
Operating to the highest safety standards and promoting this behaviour in others
Work with the sustainability team to reduce the site’s carbon emissions, reducing water usage, energy and wastage

The Successful Applicant
Successful candidates will have a strong engineering background and a proven ability to lead and develop teams in a manufacturing environment. You will also have:

A proven continuous improvement skill set, constantly searching for ways to develop the department
Strong communication skills to effectively interact with peers, senior leaders and team members alike
Demonstrable knowledge of sustainability strategies and how to implement these
Results focussed mindset with the ability to make decisions under pressure

What’s on Offer
£50-60k, depending upon experience
10% performance related bonus
Wider package including healthcare, pension and other softer benefits

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