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Head of Engineering

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Head of Engineering
Bognor Regis
£70,000 to £80,000 + Package

Excellent opportunity for a leader from an Engineering background with Controls Systems experience, to join a growing, stable company in a highly varied and interesting role where you can stamp your mark on a department.

Over the past year and a half, a lot of companies have struggled due to COVID-19, however through working with a range of key clients, this organisation has continued to grow and thrive and are in a great position to succeed going forward. They are now looking for a new Head of Engineering to lead the team and help exceed the customer expectations on all product development.

In this role you will take ownership for implementing engineering strategy and operations across the department, with a focus on improving quality, cost, efficiency, and engineering excellence.

The ideal candidate will leader from a Head of Engineering, Director of Engineer, Engineering Manager or Director of Engineering background, working within a Manufacturing setting. Previous experience with Software Engineering, Hardware and Controls design and development is required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business in an autonomous, varied position that you can make your own.

The role:
*Driving engineering excellence
*Managing teams
*Working closely with external stakeholders, Sales, Customers, Manufacturing, and other departments
*Project management and project delivery
*Continuous Improvements
*Overall responsibility for all engineering activities
*Commutable from Portsmouth, Fareham, Southampton, Waterlooville, Chichester, Bognor Regis, Worthing, Brighton, Horsham, Crawley, Guildford

The person:
*Degree qualified in an engineering field / chartered engineer
*Proven leadership and Engineering Management experience
*Software Engineering, Software Development, Hardware and Controls experience
*Experience driving key performance indicators in a successful field and continuous improvements
*Project delivery and project management experience
*Technical experience from a manufacturing, engineering, or service delivery background