Head of Manufacturing Engineering
Recruiter: Hays Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Application date: 31st Aug 2018
A fantastic opportunity to work for a leading Global Manufacturing Company in Cambridgeshire who are have enjoyed consistent year on year growth since been established. With an exciting future ahead, this newly created leadership opportunity will play a pivotal role in their ambitious growth plans. With a cross-functional team across Engineering, Manufacturing & Operations reporting in, this role will have a high degree of autonomy across all areas pertaining to Engineering activities. You will help shape the strategic direction of the company and be tasked with driving and embedding best practice and a culture of continuous improvement. From a people perspective, you will be tasked with raising current productivity and capability levels and ensure robust succession plans are in place. You will be responsible for executing and uphold the company’s core values at all times and be able to contribute positively to an entrepreneurial and fast-moving working environment.
Exceptional communication skills are needed aligned with a self-motivated and customer focused approach to your work. Of graduate calibre and with a relevant Engineering qualification, this forward-thinking employer of choice are open to candidates demonstrating strong leadership skills based on experience or candidates with limited management exposure but the desire and capability to fulfil this area quickly. With strong working knowledge of lean principles and having worked in collaboration with multi-discipline teams, you will have relevant experience from a best in class manufacturing environment and be able to demonstrate the ability to drive a high performance culture. This high profile role represents an outstanding opportunity to develop a long-term path on both a local and global basis.