Head of Engineering

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Job Sector:
£75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�75,000 - �80,000 + company bonus + Car allowance �5,000 + phone/laptop + pension + life assurance +
ATA Recruitment
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Head of Engineering

* �75,000 - �80,000 basic salary
* Company bonus
* Car allowance �5,000
* Phone and laptop
* Pension - matched 5% contribution + life assurance + health care
* 25 days' leave + 8 Bank Holidays

Location: North London - Hertfordshire, Middlesex, Bedfordshire, Berkshire and Essex

You can be based; Watford, Edgware, Potters Bar, Enfield, Hayes, Wembley, Harrow, Brentford, Richmond, Hounslow, Twickenham, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City, Stevenage or Luton region

My client is a �multi-million food & beverage manufacturing business based in the heart of London. This single site manufacturing business has experienced YOY growth and as a result of a recent promotion, my client is now looking to recruit a Head of Engineering to join and lead the team.

Growth has been a testament to this company providing first class food & beverage manufacturing services to blue chip retailers throughout the UK and they pride themselves on offering a diverse range of products, as well as investing heavily in NPI. Success within this organisation has been driven by providing a robust "employee engagement programme", with an eye constantly focussed on customer levels, the wellbeing of their staff is always at the forefront of strategic decisions.

If you are an experienced Head of Engineering with a track record in managing engineering teams, then I have a fantastic role for you. You will have an input and take ownership of strategic engineering decisions and have complete autonomy to initiate engineering improvement projects throughout the facility.

This organisation has reached a critical stage of their 5-year development plan and as a result, I am working alongside them to recruit a hands-on leader with the vision to support YOY growth. The Head of Engineering will require the strength of character to lead a diverse team and to manage a fast-paced engineering function where you will have full control to manage the engineering department as you see fit.

The Head of Engineering role will be as follows:

* Direct all engineering strategies and activities across the site into a proactive engineering function
* To lead and direct a team of 30 Engineers and 4 support staff
* Outline and deliver improved engineering projects related to PPM/TPM
* Ensure Health & Safety, compliance and quality is adhered to
* Outlining improvements related to physical tools, systems and procedures such as maintenance plans
* To ensure effective utilisation of the engineering system
* Introduce KPI's such as breakdown, maintenance complete, labour, engineering spend, PPM, TPM and OEE alongside the operations team
* To work alongside Managers related to continuous improvement and CapEx
* Manage �2m+ annual engineering and training budget
* A key part of the role is Engineering team recruitment, performance management, training and development
* Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on engineering performances

The ideal Head of Engineering will have a combination of the following:

* Experienced Head of Engineering, Chief Engineer, Engineering Manager, Engineering Director, Technical Manager or Technical Director type background
* Process engineering expertise is highly desirable; food, FMCG, pharmaceutical, beverage, heavy engineering, process engineering, steel, oil, gas, water and general engineering
* A suitable engineering qualification - mechanical, electrical or automation
* Demonst

Contact Details:
ATA Recruitment
Tel: 0116 216 7000
Contact: Ajay Bhella

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