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Engineering Director

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Generous Salary and Benefits
Closing date
7 Oct 2021
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A fantastic opportunity has become available for an Engineering Director to join a global Pharmaceutical organisation based in the Hertfordshire area. As the Engineering Director you will be responsible for large engineering team upwards of 50 personnel, consisting of production engineering, facilities, utilities, reliability and capital projects.


Your duties as the Engineering Director will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Total accountability for the management and execution of all Engineering related activities carried out on-site, including facilities, utilities, equipment maintenance and capital projects. Responsible for the strategic development of the Engineering Group and all on-site Engineering investment. You will have a significant Engineering budget in order to carry out the role and responsibilities effectively.

2. Manage internal company resources, (assets, financial and personnel) and external professional Engineering and other firms as part of the execution of equipment, facility and utility modifications, upgrades, and expansion projects.

3. Drive a culture of engineering excellence and technical capability improvement across the Engineering Group, particularly Continuous Improvement and Process Improvement. Upholding cGMP standards across the site.

4. The role of Engineering Director plays a key part of the Site Leadership Team, and will also help shape and influence the future of the site. You will have the opportunity to provide strategic change to the Engineering Group, helping to create new opportunities for the site.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Engineering Director we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. You will be degree qualified in an Engineering discipline and hold additional qualifications in either Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt or Black Belt certification) or Project Management (i.e. Prince2 Practitioner). The successful candidate will ideally hold Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

2. You will have significant engineering leadership experience from a highly regulated cGMP manufacturing environment, such as the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology sector. However, applicants with experience in alternative heavily regulated manufacturing environment such as nuclear and aviation will also be considered.

3. The successful candidate will have previous experience leading large engineering groups in excess of 40 personnel.

Key Words: Engineering Director | Director of Engineering | Head of Engineering | cGMP | Pharmaceutical | Biotechnology | Production | Manufacturing | Lean | Six Sigma | Engineering Excellence

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Find Us
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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