Head of Engineering in gatwick

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location
gatwick, united kingdom
job category
Engineer
job type
permanent
salary
£ 45,000 - £ 60,000 per year
reference number
P191011-01
contact
melanie maycock, qualitair
phone
01223 295 111
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job description

Our client based at Gatwick airport is looking for a Head of Engineering.

Overall responsibility and accountability for the Engineering function across the UK which will include people and budgetary management. Part of the management team or board which determines all business decisions.

The successful Candidate will have the following skills, experiences and qualifications

Essential



* Educated to degree level (preferably Masters) in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent NVQ Level 7 qualification.
* Fellow or Chartered Member of an industry related Professional Body
* Demonstrable experience of leading an engineering function with a proven track record in strategic engineering leadership delivering effective engineering strategies, policies, processes and systems
* Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
* Proven experience of Part 145
* Management of teams, both locally and remotely, including performance management
* Commercial and financial awareness
* Knowledge of Continuous improvement
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired



* Proven experience of EASA Part 21G
* Recognised business management qualification
* Experience of commercial Aviation / Cabin Interiors
* Aircraft seat maintenance
* Lean manufacturing principles

skills

Problem solving

qualification

Engineering

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