Head of Electrical Engineering

Recruiter
IPS-Integrated Project Services LLC
Location
Birmingham
Salary
100000.00 - 125000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
09 Sep 2019
Closes
27 Sep 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

The company is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities.

  • Coordinates with Project Managers and Discipline Directors to determine scope, cost, complexity and planning and scheduling requirements of projects.
  • Assigns appropriate personnel to provide cost-effective engineering and technical support.
  • Defines an appropriate cost-effective workflow process and level of design detail to achieve project goals.
  • Estimates work hours needed to generate project deliverables and support the design team.
  • Ensures the quality, accuracy, consistency, timeliness and completeness of overall work to Electrical engineering principles; compliance with established IPS standards, procedures, codes and ordinances; adherence to project schedules; and provides adequate training, technical and administrative guidance and instruction to personnel within the discipline.
  • Develops an Electrical strategic business plan in concert with overall company planning efforts involving technical/regulatory activities that are required to achieve long range annual goals and objectives.
  • Assists in ongoing strategic planning for the EMEA organization.
  • Performs various personnel functions that involve hiring, performance appraisal, salary position recommendations and employee development.
  • Plans and schedules work for the discipline to ensure the proper and effective distribution of assignments and manpower as well as space and facilities for subsequent performance of duties.
  • Liaison for inter-office labor, work sharing and outsourcing to consultants.
  • Evaluates and initiates the necessary training of the Electrical discipline to insure pertinent technical competence, acceptable social/communication skills and personal development of leadership.
  • Determines labor, resource and financial needs of the discipline.
  • Develops discipline policies, technical standards and procedures. Assists in the development and coordination of divisional and inter-departmental policies, procedures and standards.
  • Regularly reviews productivity/quality reports to ensure top performance.
  • Participates in business development by seeking out new projects with existing or new clients.
  • Contributes to the preparation and delivery of sales presentations and proposals.
  • Preferably; extensive experience in the Electrical design of Pharmaceutical and BioPharmaceutical facilities for the cGMP production of biological and pharmaceutical drugs.
  • A BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Progressive ability, capacity and aptitude in administration to plan, organize, supervise and coordinate technical work and to obtain cooperation from others.
  • Analytical thinking, structured problem solving skills, superior communication skills, team building and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work flexibly and cooperatively as part of a fluid, developing team to target business growth and high quality projects.
  • Expertise in how engineering design programs are applied to computer aided drafting.
  • Experienced with ISA standards and the interpretation of P&ID drawings.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and presence to deal effectively with senior-level contacts.