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Head of Engineering

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Ireland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 01/DEC-2017
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Engineering and Maintenance, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 01/12/2017
A leading Biotechnologies company is seeking an experienced Head of Engineering based in Ireland.  The company has been going through a Global transformation, throughout their Engineering departments.  They are looking for a senior Engineering or Operations professional to come into their senior management team and to help coordinate the Engineering change.

Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with other Engineering departments around Europe to make sure that the strategies and policies are aligned.
  • A part of the team in charge of the strategic change of the Engineering department throughout Europe. Ensuring the delivery of projects on time, within the approved scope, budget and with high quality
  • The role is reporting directly to the European Engineering Director and functional into the General Manager in Ireland.
  • In charge of multi-million euro department budgeting, as well as being a key member in all Engineering proposal project.
Skills and Experience Required
  • Chemical or Medical Engineering or Pharmacology Degrees.
  • Extensive industry experience - International experience would be very beneficial due to the international engineering teams.
  • Relevant industry include: Pharma, Chemical, and Biotechnologies
  • Experience in lean Engineering management, Capex project, and cost-saving measures, as well as working within a matrix organization.
  • Proven management and leadership experience.
  • Business level English required
What this Job Offers You

We are looking for someone who can lead a department of 150+ people, who can manage difficult stakeholders and would be able to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment.  There is potential to move up to a regional position within 3-5 years or a VP level.  This opportunity suits an ambitious, self-driven professional who has a passion for biotechnology.


The key benefits include:
  • Global travel opportunities
  • Home office opportunities
  • Senior management development training programs
  • Long-term incentive’s
How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please call +4420 3758 8963 for a confidential discussion.

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