Head of Engineering

Head of Engineering

  • Highly successful marine and defence sector manufacturing business.
  • £4m turnover increase in the last 12 months – long term secure contracts.  
  • Senior leadership role – lead and develop an engineering team (electrical & mechanical).    
  • Salary commensurate with experience + pension + healthcare + 25 days holiday + early finish on a Friday!

This Head of Engineering job will suit:

  • A Head of Engineering, Chief Engineer, Chief Electrical Engineer with a proven track record of leading engineering teams to deliver design and development projects into manufacturing.
  • You will be managing a mix of both electrical engineers and mechanical engineers.  
  • We are looking for a candidate that is passionate leading and developing people to create a proactive, forward thinking team culture. 
  • You are likely to be degree qualified in an electrical/electronic engineering or similar engineering discipline.
  • The company work on UK Defence projects so it is a requirement of this role that you have to be a sole British Citizen to obtain the relevant level of security clearance.

The Head of Engineering jobs working Environment, Opportunities and Rewards:  

  • The company have full design and manufacturing capability for a wide range of bespoke electrical equipment predominately supplied to the Marine and Defence sectors.
  • Design and manufacturing capability covers a wide range of products including power distribution, control and instrumentation panels and bespoke electrical equipment.
  • 130 headcount, successful growing business, turnover has grown from £10m to £14m in 2019.  
  • They have long term customer contracts with major marine and defence organisations – 5 year order book visibility.  
  • Salary commensurate with experience + pension + healthcare + 25 days holiday + early finish on a Friday!

The Head of Engineering job will involve:

  • This is a senior leadership role reporting to and working closely with the Managing Director.
  • Leadership, continuous improvement and development of the engineering team and processes.
  • Assessing customer technical requirements / consulting with customers to agree technical specifications / project requirements and drive projects forward through the engineering team accordingly.
  • Resource planning and management (team utilisation), ensuring all projects are resourced as appropriate.  

This Head of Engineering job is commutable from Birmingham, Coleshill, Tamworth, Nuneaton, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Willenhall, among many others


To apply, please contact Lyndy Brooks

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