Head of Engineering, Hampshire
Location: South East
County / State: Hampshire
Job type: Permanent
Consultant: Rachel Parkin
Start date: Asap
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000 per annum plus Package
Rare opportunity to be part of a major expansion project in a new Head of Engineering role with a successful food manufacturing group.
You will have plenty to get your teeth into in this new Head of Engineering position. You'll set and deliver the strategy for the Engineering function in the UK with full people management and budget responsibility. You'll be part of a driven and talented senior management team that is currently overseeing a really exciting growth period in the UK. The company is commencing a major new factory build project and you will be an integral part of this project's success.
There is a real people focus to this role and indeed within the entire company. For this project to succeed, it's vital that you; can inspire and motivate the team, are a consistent and fair leader with a positive mind-set. You'll also be excellent at forming collaborative relationships across the senior leadership team and with all key stakeholders.
Our client is a successful food manufacturer that is part of a global food group. In the UK they supply premium, innovative products into major retail and foodservice customers. The business needs to expand its UK manufacturing capabilities to cope with demand from both UK and international customers, hence the significant investment project that is underway.
When you visit the business, you are struck by the positive attitude from the team and real pride in their products. Whilst an efficient business already, this expansion project is the ideal time to review existing manufacturing processes, equipment and people requirements to ensure they are creating a best in class manufacturing environment for the future.
Ideally, you will have experience of building and commissioning a new facility within food manufacturing. You'll need to have managed an engineering function and have project management experience. Most importantly you'll have the drive, ambition and leadership skills to inspire a high performing Engineering team through this exciting period.
If you are looking for an opportunity where you can build a team and facility that delivers best in class engineering practices; this is a rare chance to do so.
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