Head of Engineering (Ref: 10410)

We have a brand new opportunity for a Head of Engineering to lead our fantastic team of multi-disciplined Regional Engineers (Mechanical and Electrical). In this role, you will have the scope to define, develop and implement our company engineering strategy, lead continuous improvement and ensure compliance with standards, as well as provide guidance on business critical projects.  If you are looking to work in an exciting, extremely varied and fast paced environment, this opportunity gives scope to make a real impact and steer the business to deliver outstanding results.

About the role

Reporting to our Director of Business Excellence you will work proactively with multi-disciplined colleagues in Business Excellence and Operations to ensure an integrated and compliant approach to Engineering across operations and capex/non capex projects.

Other elements to the role include:

  • Leading a team of electrical and mechanical engineers, providing ad-hoc coaching to support their fulfillment of their roles and developing future potential.

  • Identifying potential projects (capex & maintenance) and contributing to mid term and capital pipeline planning.

  • Ensuring accurate early feasibility cost estimates for identified projects

  • Supporting the development of engineering tender documentation

  • Providing and maintaining resources for engineering support to all implemented projects and/or assisting the Capex Project Management team to deliver projects across all regions.

  • Ensuring demonstrable legal compliance and best practice of engineering standards across the region

  • Continuously challenging the safety performance and engineering standards of the plant and our employees.

  • Communicating to senior managers where significant engineering issues occur and informing them of the remedial containment or countermeasures that are applied.

  • Working with the area managers to ensure equipment analysis identifies a rolling replacement programme

  • Being involved as a member of SteerCo and Project Governance teams communicating progress to a wider internal/external audience of stakeholders.

 

What will you bring?

  • A professional Engineering background and/or Chartered Engineer, educated to Degree level or equivalent.

  • Significant experience of Mechanical and Electrical engineering design, ideally from a construction materials or materials handling business environment.

  • Experience of delivering engineering solutions and large engineering projects within a complex Engineering/Construction business.

  • Ability to communicate concisely and with impact - verbally and in writing - across all levels of an organisation, build effective working relationships and influence senior level stakeholders.

  • Be able to manage multiple and conflicting priorities, be highly organised with demonstrable planning and delivery capabilities.

  • Have a high attention to detail, with the ability to think creatively, strong results orientation and with personal values to succeed

  • Ability to travel extensively across the UK to visit our sites. 

​What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary, Car/Car Allowance, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring

  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad

  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

 

Why join Aggregate Industries?

While you help us become a leader in innovative and sustainable construction solutions, we promise to help you grow in a dynamic working environment that offers attractive working conditions and encourages personal and professional development 

 

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 200 sites and around 3,700 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. A full range of products which will help you work sustainably, safely, professionally and profitably.

We’re also a proud member of Holcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 70,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.

#BuildingProgress for people and the planet.



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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 200 sites and around 3,700 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. A full range of products which will help you work sustainably, safely, professionally and profitably.

We’re also a proud member of Holcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 70,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets. #BuildingProgress for people and the planet.