POSITION FILLED - Engineering Director

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Engineering Director - c£60-75k (negotiable) + 1/4ly bonus + extensive benefits

Now seeking to recruit an Engineering Director with drive, vision and ambition.


To work with the key senior management team, to assist in driving the business forward providing a world class engineering function for the business.


  • First line responsibility for strategic site development, capability and capacity, including capital investment to meet growth objectives
  • Organisational development of the Engineering Department (headcount c120) to support future growth strategies and business objectives
  • Management of maintenance teams
  • Manage lean maintenance programme to deliver optimum performance and culture
  • Manage environmental and energy policies, practices, processes, purchasing and performance
  • Manage business objectives including environmental, insurance, product, SOX and risk management
  • Benchmarking and sharing best practices with other group sites i.e. energy, maintenance and project management
  • Operations management to deliver on major contracts
  • Full organisational responsibility for change control and continuous improvement
  • Working with managers to implement the company's policies and goals; ensuring that health and safety guidelines are adhered to
  • supervising, leading and motivating employees; reviewing performance.


  • Graduate level education
  • Proven experience at senior level in an engineering environment - likely to be automotive, aerospace or other heavy manufacturing industry
  • Good management and influencing skills
  • A willingness to adapt and develop within the role

£60-75k (negotiable) per annum + 1/4ly bonuses (averaging 10-11% per annum), Pension scheme (5% company contribution), BUPA, 25 days leave + bank and statutory holidays. Relocation package available.

How To Apply/Find Out More:

Applications in writing by sending a CV and covering letter to enquiries@danepartnership.co.uk or call us on 01276 20444.

Due to the sometimes high numbers of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 5 working days it must be assumed that your application has not been successful on this occasion.