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Head of Engineering

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Rotterdam
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: AB-HoE-NLD
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Engineering and Maintenance, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 04/12/2017
Describe the job: Head of Engineering

A leading Chemical company is seeking an experienced Head of Manufacturing based in Rotterdam, NLD.  The company has been going through a worldwide transformation, throughout their various Operations departments.  They are looking for a senior Engineering professional to come into the Site Management Team and to help coordinate the operational change.

  • A part of the Site Management team in charge of the strategic change of the change throughout the department.
  • Managing a team of 25+ Engineering  professionals including, Technicians, Maintenance, R&D and production professionals
  • Working closely with other Engineering departments to make sure that the changes made, are in line with the rest of Europe.
  • The role is reporting directly to the European Engineering Director and the VP of Technical Operations.
Skills and Experience Required
  • Chemical Engineering Degrees preferred
  • Extensive industry experience
  • relevant industry include: Pharma, Chemical, and Biotechnologies, Food and Beverage
  • Experience in lean manufacturing management, Capex project, and cost-saving measures, as well as working within a matrix organization.
  • Proven management and leadership experience
  • Fluent English required
What this Job Offers You

We are looking for someone who can lead a department of 25+ people, who can manage difficult stakeholders and would be able to work in a challenging environment.  There is potential to move up to a truly regional position within 3-5 years or director level.  My client is looking to positively change their Engineering department and introduce new, innovative ideas, from outside of their organization.

This role suits an ambitious, self-driven professional who has a passion for Engineering and wants to implement positive change throughout an entire business unit.

The key benefits include:
  • Regional travel opportunities
  • Senior management development training programs
  • Long-term incentive’s
  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please call +4420 3758 8963 for a confidential discussion or alternatively, email alex.bill@dsjglobal for a confidential discussion.



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