Job vacancy - Head of Engineering

Position: Head of Engineering
Reference: CHacs307
Location: Hook
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per annum

As the Head of Engineering you will have strategic and tactical responsibility for implementing engineering strategy and strategic operational goals to exceed customer expectations for product development, quality, cost and delivery, maximising efficiency, optimising, and driving engineering excellence.

  • Provide clear leadership and vision, inspire and motivate staff to achieve excellence and mentor them as they develop new skills.
  • Support the vision for the next 2 years is for standardisation of their systems, process and procedures across the entire business.
  • Engineering have begun this journey with the development of the new software which will be launched in 2023, with all other software packages to follow the same redevelopment path.
  • Standardisation of Electronics takes the guise of updating to cutting-edge control systems with product commonality de-risking electronics for both the company and customers.
  • Mechanical hardware design takes a similar approach, as the complete product range will be reviewed with the intention of standardising manufacturing, so they continue to deliver market leading advanced software controlled geotechnical laboratory systems to their customers.

To be successful in this role of Head of Engineering we would love to speak to anyone who has experience of:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent NVQ Level 7 qualification
  • Demonstrable experience of leading an engineering function
  • Proven track record in strategic engineering leadership delivering effective engineering strategies, policies, processes and systems
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • The ability to optimise team performance and development

ACS are recruiting for a Head of Engineering. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Head of Engineering, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Head of Engineering. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Head of Engineering with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Head of Engineering role you desire.