Head of Process Engineering
Recruiter: Hays Recruitment
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits package
Application date: 19th Dec 2018
Hays Engineering is proud to be working in partnership with Willerby Ltd who are one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of holiday homes and lodges and one of Hull’s largest employers. Established for over 70 years, with a number of accolades including Best Business Enterprise in Yorkshire 2017, Manufacturer of the Year in the Made in Yorkshire Awards 2018 and Sunday Times Top Track 250 for the UK. They have 2 showgrounds situated in Hull and Scotland displaying their latest homes and lodges, where you can view the sheer quality and finishing detail. Their commitment to continuous improvement and their customer centred approach maintains them firmly at the forefront of their industry.
Due to their continued investment in innovation and diversification, they are seeking to recruit a Head of Process Engineering to be based predominately at their Head Office on Hedon Road, Hull, East Yorkshire. This is a brand new position and as the Head of Process Engineering you will form part of the Senior Leadership Team. You will be heavily involved in taking the strategic lead of people and business; project managing large and small scale projects and accountable for identifying opportunities of continuous improvement throughout the production process, whilst ensuring quality standards are maintained, productivity is increased and return on investment is achieved.
Reporting to the Productions Director this is a unique opportunity and an exciting time to be heavily involved in the continued and future growth of this award winning organisation. They employ only the best talent across their operations, from designers to engineers and craftsmen, with full commitment of continuing their investment in people and sustaining their title as the market leader, producing beautifully designed and the very best quality the holiday home industry has to offer.
The successful candidate will be degree qualified in an Engineering discipline, ideally B.Eng and/ or a Masters in Manufacturing or Process Engineering. You will have extensive exposure to manufacturing industries, leading on continuous improvement of production process, people and business. You will be a natural motivator with the ability to influence and lead a team of Engineers. Financial management, including budget control and cost awareness will be a critical part of your role and you will have proven project management experience including CAPEX projects.
This is a rare opportunity to be a pivotal part of the change management process, where you will drive performance improvement and efficiencies.