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Engineering Director - Gases

  • Location: Guildford, Surrey
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical, Management
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DP4678/295
  • Salary: £85,000 to £110,000 basic + 25% bonus + Car

Job description

Are you looking for one of the best Engineering Director jobs, in the Industrial Gases industry, in Surrey?? If you are then look no further!

A global leader in the Industrial Gases Industry are seeking an Engineering Director - Gases to join their growing team based in Guildford, Surrey.

In this role you will be a member of the companies Engineering Leadership Team and responsible for leading specialist engineering teams to support new projects / opportunities and operations across the UK & Ireland.

You will have 6 direct reports and a team of c60 engineers. Most of whom are chartered.
You must have gas related experience and a strong technical background.

The role is split into two key areas:
1, Providing support to existing plants / customers
2, Technical leadership of engineering design programs and delivery / execution of engineering projects

This person will be expected to be the Chief technical person in the business. So, it's very important that you have a strong technical background as well as leadership skills and experience.

As Engineering Director - Gases your responsibilities will include:

- To create a motivated, high performing Team that works collaboratively and efficiently with all parts of the business.
- To provide technical leadership
- To plan, manage and co-ordinate engineering resource (internal & external) to support the project engineers in the execution of projects and operations
- Build effective relationships with key Stakeholders
- To develop an efficient network/capability for utilising contractors/contracting arrangements for sub-contracting work to enable peaks in work to be effectively bid/executed.
- Manage a safe system of work, meeting the companies policy, standards and local regulatory requirements.

As Engineering Director - Gases, you will have / be:

- A highly motivated Leader, with proven experience leading a multi discipline department
- Highly collaborative with expert Stakeholder management
- Substantial experience of working in technical, operational or project roles in the process industry
- Knowledge of health and safety legislation and industry standards
- Chartered Engineer
- A high level of personal Integrity

This is a rare opportunity to join a world leading engineering company in a high profile leadership role. If you have any specific questions about this Engineering Director - Gases vacancy, please contact David Philpott on 01582 878819. To apply email,
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