Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Centrax is seeking an Engineering Manager, based at our site in Newton Abbot with UK and overseas travel as required, to manage the activities of the Engineering Department to ensure that internal and external priorities are achieved. Start date will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening.

Centrax is seeking an Engineering Manager, based at our site in Newton Abbot with UK and overseas travel as required, to manage the activities of the Engineering Department to ensure that internal and external priorities are achieved. Start date will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening.

Job Purpose:

To manage and lead the Engineering team resulting in the efficient operation of the Engineering Department and the provision of technical solutions to meet business requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To develop and implement an Engineering strategy which maintains the Company’s competitive advantage.
  • Manage/coordinate the activity of engineering to ensure that customer requirements are met.
  • Work as a specialist to provide technical information and support to other engineering and technical staff applying industry standards and European/International Codes.
  • Delegation and monitoring of Engineering work on a Project by Project basis.
  • Significant amounts of liaison with other Department Heads and with customers and suppliers.
  • Financial and resource management to ensure that projects are delivered on time and to budget, likewise, to manage the departmental budget.
  • Support and work with other functions, particularly with procurement, quality and assembly.
  • Maintain and lead personnel Health and Safety to the required Company standards.
  • Maintain and deploy Engineering initiated Quality related activities in line with Centrax QMS.
  • Coordination and control of Product Design activities.
  • Ensure technical approval of all Engineering outputs in line with professional and international standards.
  • Manage, lead and develop assigned staff, providing clear objectives and appraisal of work carried out.
  • Work in conjunction with the Acoustics Design Team Manager to provide common solutions.
  • Occasional travel to customer and supplier sites within the UK and overseas.

Essential Skills:

  • Relevant Degree qualified.
  • Proven experience of managing and leading teams to successful outcomes on complex projects and technical issues.
  • Understanding and experience of Gas Turbine Packages, CHP and the associated Mechanical, Electrical and CAD disciplines.
  • Commercial awareness – a track record of project delivery within budgeted constraints.
  • Current driving licence valid in the UK.

Desirable Skills:

  • Design experience of large machinery; rotating equipment knowledge, particularly relating to gearboxes and generators.
  • Management and Leadership qualification.
  • Chartered Engineer.

Benefits:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Bupa Health Insurance
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Secure Parking
  • 25 days holiday plus Statutory Bank Holidays
  • Competitive Salary

Please provide a full CV when applying and also provide an explanation for any gaps in your employment history where applicable, along with your salary expectations.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 14 June 2019

Whilst applications from any suitable person are invited, applicants must be working in the UK or already have the right to do so.

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