Head of Engineering - North East - c£60,000-£70,000
A leading pharmaceutical company are looking for a Head of Engineering, to join their manufacturing plant in the North East on a permanent basis.
The main responsibility of the role will be to lead and direct the execution of capital investment and facilities maintenance. As well as providing engineering technical knowhow and contributing to the business as a subject matter expert. The role holder will look after a team of up c30, which will consist of mostly contract staff.
The job holder will ensure compliance with Good Engineering Practice and other applicable codes and standards. You will hold overall responsibility for statutory compliance, the safe management of engineering work and application of suitable engineering standards across all site engineering activity.
The individual will manage the third-party facilities management relationship for the site, ensuring compliance and value for money, as well as overseeing the planning and delivery of capital projects on-time and on-budget within the Capital Projects Group.
Other duties involve managing a safe working behaviour of the team and third-party contractors, demonstrating a high regard for personal and team EHS performance. Managing the delivery of routine and project qualification activities to ensure that equipment is always qualified for its intended use and that qualification status is maintained in all GMP assets. You will identify, select and manage key third-party engineering delivery organisations.
In order to be considered, candidates will ideally need a BEng in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and worked within a highly regulated industry such as Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Chemical. You will also need experience in managing engineering budgets of up to c£8m- this will include the capital budget and the facilities maintenance budget
As well as a competitive salary on offer, the roles comes with an excellent benefits package, including healthcare, pension, and a lucrative holiday allowance.
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