Head of Engineering

Job Title: Head of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire, Oxford, Bristol, Didcot, Newbury, Andover, Cheltenham, Gloucester
Salary: Up to £80,000
Reference: Vacancy #327
Contact Name: Irfan Lohiya
Job Published: October 13, 2016 17:01

Job Description

Head of Engineering. Location: Wiltshire. Salary: Up to £80,000!

Green Recruitment Solutions are currently seeking a Head of Engineering for a leading Company in the Energy from Waste industry.        

Within this role you will be working closely with various inter-disciplinary departments to ensure the successful delivery of engineering functions and solutions. A sharp commercial acumen is needed as you will be responsible for the engineering and internal development expenditure, as well as ensuring that projects are delivered to a high technical performance and while adhering to target cost.        


  • Managing and steering costs and expenditure, keeping engineering works and internal research spends under control     
  • Delivery of all engineering works, following budget and guaranteeing technical performance   
  • Leading cross-discipline teams, managing performance and development of teams   
  • Supporting the commercial teams with technical expertise    
  • Analyse, manage and avert all technical risks for engineering works       


  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject   
  • 15+ years’ experience delivering complex process related engineering projects   
  • Broad technical, managerial and commercial acumen – being able to work across disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical)   
  • Understanding of pilot plants and the further optimization and development of technology   
  • Firm knowledge of environmental laws and regulatory frameworks   
  • Prior experience with managing propriety technology or systems within the Chemical, Energy from Waste, Oil and Gas, Nuclear or Power Generation industries       

This is a fast moving role and interviews taking place next week.