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Deputy Engineering Manager

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
West Sussex
Not specified
Closing date
29 Dec 2021
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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Deputy Engineering Manager to join a growing Pharmaceutical CDMO based in the East Sussex area. As the Deputy Engineering Manager you will be responsible for supporting the Engineering Manager with a variety of activities, including projects relating to the build of a new, manufacturing and pilot plant facility.

This role would suit an Engineering Lead or Team Leader from the Pharmaceutical sector looking to take that next step in their career. Alternatively it would be an ideal chance for an Engineering Manager to transition from a Food, Medical Device or FMCG manufacturing background into Pharmaceutical manufacturing.


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

1. Leading to completion root cause investigations for engineering-related non-conformances, CAPA's, change controls and associated actions.

2. Working with Project and Continuous Improvement Engineers to foster a continuous improvement culture within Engineering, utilising DMAIC techniques to reduce the impact on the business from breakdowns and lost performance, identifying potential improvements to efficiency, capacity and reduced cost.

3. Leading and undertaking capital projects to upgrade and replace the asset base within the company.

4. Deputising for the Engineering Manager when required.


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

1. You will ideally have a Degree in an Engineering related discipline or proven industry experience and a HNC/HND. A qualification in Lean Six Sigma, such as Green Belt trained or above is desirable.

2. The successful candidate will have a strong engineering and management background in a Pharmaceutical environment or similar highly regulated cGMP compliant manufacturing experience. Candidates with backgrounds from the Food, FMCG and Medical Device sectors will also be considered.

3. Ability to identify opportunities for process and operational improvements and implement appropriate changes to deliver these benefits. Ability to perform HSE risk assessments (PUWER, LOLER, etc.) and an understanding of DSEAR will be beneficial.

Key Words: Engineering | Pharmaceutical | Manufacturing | GMP | Continuous Improvement | Lean Six Sigma | Green Belt

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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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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