Engineering Director

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The Engineering Director will lead the strategic direction of the newly structured engineering function. Responsible for the development, specification and deployment of capital solutions into the the metals processing sector the individual will be at the forefront of the business transformation and growth. Specifically, this will see the business move from a commercial model of product sale to solution sales and a drive to enable a greater level of automation through the application of industry 4.0 technologies. Specific tasks will include: * Develop and lead the engineering strategy towards the objective of providing solutions for industry 4.0 solutions * Work with the senior leadership team to set the strategic directions for the business specifically the technical roadmap and the driving of product development and innovation * Developing a world class engineering function by providing expert leadership and mentoring * Facilitate technical skills growth across the organisation through key external hires where skills are not currently available * Building and developing strong customer relationships with key industry players to gain access to global framework agreements and up-front specification of solutions into plant design * Driving standardisation and platform engineering into the design process to both minimise the time spent that can be integrated into a customer * Driving a VAVE approach throughout the design process * Creating a robust project management discipline within the business to ensure all technical projects are delivered on time and to budget * Owning the Project and Engineering budgets to ensure projects are met on time and to cost * Responsibility for setting, negotiating and managing client contracts for turnkey solutions * Management and selection of third-party suppliers including the commercial contractual negotiations The Whitehead Partnership Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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££90000 - £120000/ann
Car, Bonus, Pension
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom