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Head of Engineering

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Competitive
Application date: 5th Jul 2024

About Our Client
Our client is a prominent manufacturing site situated on the outskirts of Cardiff, the facility is recognised for its state-of-the-art production capabilities and its role in helping client companies bring their products to market efficiently and at scale.

Job Description
As the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for:

• Establish and maintain good and effective inter-departmental working relationships
• Management, development and motivation of direct and indirect reports within the engineering team
• Continuous monitoring of departmental business KPIs related to safety, quality, delivery, cost and people, ensuring the team is achieving targets and working towards surpassing them
• Enhance competitiveness through leading and driving continuous improvement initiatives
• Ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with company procedures and applicable regulations (COMAH site), including long term maintenance
• Define and deliver the long term strategy for the site in terms of maintenance & equipment investments
• Ensure the commissioning of new engineering projects (equipment, building work, …) is done safely, on time, on budget and with respect of company procedures and applicable regulations
• Ensure new products are well assessed and introduced from an engineering point of view (change parts requirements, CAPEX, technical solution to make the product) in partnership with the Industrialisation team
• Generate solutions through creative problem-solving
• Be accountable for delivering remedial results relating to HSE and Quality CAPAs
• Establish departmental long-term goals through forward-thinking

The Successful Applicant
As the Engineering Manager you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

• Ideally Degree Qualified or equivalent in an Engineering or Chemical discipline.
• You will be a natural leader with your experience gained in high speed manufacturing environments.
• You will need to demonstrate experience of managing large engineering teams.
• Multidisciplinary engineering skills (electrical, process, mechanical).
• Has a rigorous approach towards enforcing discipline in the workplace.
• Has a proven experience of effective and creative problem-solving.
• Good team-building skills.
• Has the ability to embrace and drive change to ensure continuous improvement and competitive advantage.
• Experience in a COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) site is a advantage but not essential.

What’s on Offer
• A competitive salary, pension, car allowance.
• An attractive pension scheme.
• A supportive and collaborative company culture.

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