Head of Engineering (Product Design)

Head of Engineering (Product Design) Home-based Remote Working The Client & Role | Who Are They? We are working with a market leading designer and manufacturer of bespoke capital equipment with applications in process industries (food, chemicals, oil and gas). This is a business that has a great reputation for the quality of their design and engineering solutions they provide to their customers. As the business has grown and developed over the years, the standard of their internal process management hasn't kept pace with the quality of their engineering, and as such they have made their own problems in delivering projects on time in full every time. The role of Head of Engineering is designed to assist the business in driving their systems and processes, from RFQ, through tender, design and into production, to the same standard as the engineering output. The business has recently invested in a new PLM software which will start the process of improving the communication across the business and through the project lifecycle and the successful individual will drive the implementation of this, ensuring that the most efficient processes are adopted and that engineering best practice in a project environment becomes part of the fabric of the business. The Candidate | What Are We Looking For? The successful candidate should have the following: Multi-skill ability across mechanical and electrical engineering. Good experience with PLM or design software, Autodesk and Inventor preferably. An ability to remain hands on in design and engineering when required. Experience of managing teams of electrical design, mechanical design, draughtsman and project engineers. Demonstrable experience of driving discipline through an engineering function through effective leadership. A willingness and ability to travel to customer sites of company HQ. This role will offer an exciting opportunity to join a business going through positive change. The role can be home based with travel to HQ when needed (Based in Norfolk) and can therefore offer a good degree of flexible working. Salary & Package | What's On Offer? Not only can they offer you an interesting and varied job role but they are also offering: £ 60K Bonus Pension Application | What's Next? If this role sounds like it's for you, then please send your cv in or if you'd prefer to have an initial discussion to learn more and understand if this is right for you, please call us and contact Carl. Please quote the job ref: CB12619 Further Information | Other Vacancies Is this not what you are looking for? To keep up to date with our current vacancies, keep an eye on our Job Page or keep it social on the below platforms: LinkedIn: 1492Ltd Twitter: 1492ltd Facebook: 1492Ltd We aim to reply to all applications, successful or not, within 2 working days of applying for the role. If you are not happy with the service, please feel free to give us a call or drop us an email. 1492 Ltd and its clients promote a policy of equal opportunities. Our policy is to treat job applicants and employees in the same way regardless of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, colour or disability. Tagged as: ATEX, Capital Equipment, design, Electrical, Engineering Manager, head of design, head of engineering, mechanical, OEM, pressure vessels, product design

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