Intec Recruitment Services Ltd
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Job Title: Technical Director
Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: £80K to £95K per annum
Job Reference: LA1978

Job Description

A key member of the Platform Engineering leadership team, you will be reasonable for Engineering at the site and for representing Engineering, PMO and Environmental Engineering at the Local Management Team (LMT).

 

This position requires a combination of direct project management (lifecycle responsibility of all product development for local NPI projects, from the point at which the project is won) and management of the activities of a team of Project Managers.

 

The Technical Director will work with their V-P and the Plant Director to define and implement local strategies that support the Platform goals.

 

 

Job Details

  • Work with the LMT to ensure that the site meets its objectives.
  • Work with the Platform Engineering leadership team to define and deliver the Engineering strategy. Work cross site to define and deliver PMO and the Test & Qualification strategies.
  • Select, develop, and regularly evaluate subordinates and their teams to ensure the efficient operation of the function.  Address performance issues in a timely manner and in full to achieve department objectives.
  • With the tools available within the company and external resources, create leaders and empower the teams to succeed.
  • Be the focal point for technical discussions with customers and suppliers, understanding their technology roadmaps and working with the Engineering team to grow its knowledge appropriately. Create an environment of learning that can be measured.
  • Comprehensive awareness of regulatory procedures and ownership of their dissemination to the relevant parties.
  • Allocation of Engineering, PMO and Environmental Engineering resources to support activities and projects including management of external test facilities.
  • Management of cost centre, external funding and project budgets.
  • Progress reports for all aspects of the cost centre, external funding and projects.
  • Manage the PMO to meet all the assigned project/program objectives including delivery, quality, cost, reliability and optimisation of profit with appropriate sets of KPIs.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations to other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Provide technical support to other departments and pro-actively seek out opportunities to educate the rest of the business on our technology advancements.
  • Take ownership of the design, development, modification and evaluation of product.
  • Evaluate final results of research and development projects to assure accomplishment of technical objectives, outline the outcome of technical projects and make recommendations for actions as necessary to achieve desired results.
  • Own the Engineering, PMO & Environmental Engineering Employee Survey results and actively work to improve them. Be responsible for Operational Excellence within Engineering and support the wider community achieving its goals.
  • Actively network with peer group (LMT, Engineering leadership, PMO and Test and Qualification) ensuring cross site communication.
  • Champion the company’s Operating System to deliver value to our customers, through our people, our values and principles and operational excellence.

 

Education and Qualifications

 

Essential  

  • Comprehensive understanding of the concept and application of NPI processes for designing products.
  • Management of multi-functional teams, budgets and people development.
  • Working at a senior level across all aspects of the business

 

Desirable

  • Ideally a member of a professional body with Chartered Engineer status (or equivalent from other professional bodies). Able to demonstrate continuous personal development.
  • Achieved a 1st or 2nd class honours degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline with previous proven experience. A physics degree would also be acceptable in some instances in place of an engineering degree.
  • Ideally hold a Masters Qualification, MBA, MSc or equivalent.

 

What we can offer

  • 4 X salary Life Cover
  • Pension plan – with a matching company contribution of up to 8%
  • Private Medical Care
  • Employee Wellbeing programme for you and your family
  • Good local amenities 
  • As well as a great place to work!

 


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I would be more than happy to recommend Intec Recruitment to anyone considering using this company for future employment.  You get a prompt and polite service,  any problems are easily resolved through the company's professionalism. I have worked for them for 10 weeks now and am very happy with Intec.  Any questions or queries have been answered.
- R.M. - Mechanical Fitter
I would like to thank you guys for your assistance in finding an ideal job for me. I had spent several months searching and applying for various jobs, but had not found anything that really fitted, you managed to come up find a vacancy that not only matched my key skills but is position I am really excited about starting.
- R.M. - Mechanical Assembly Technician
"I have always found everyone at Intec reliable, responsive, courteous and professional. I have been using their services in some capacity since 2005 and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone."
- N.B. - Installation and Facilities
"I would like to thank you and your staff for providing us with some first-class people over the decades.  You have always been my first call, and rarely have I needed to make a second."
- J.M. - Technical Director
Within a very short period of time Intec are able to assess and fulfil our staffing requirements time and time again with great communication throughout.
- R.F. Stores Supervisor
I have been using Intec Recruitment Services for my employment needs since 1989 and I have found them to be proactive and give an excellent service. I like that they are a family run business and my experience of them is that they are efficient and courteous and always do what they say they are going to do. I would highly recommend them. - V.S. - Prototype Wirer
"I always find Intec to be very professional, friendly and reliable, and care about their clients to make sure they place the right candidate to suit our needs."
- H.J. - Secretary /P.A.
"Within a very short period of time Intec are able to assess and fulfil our staffing requirements time and time again with great communication throughout."
- R.F. Stores Supervisor
 We have used Intec Recruitment for some time now.  They provides us with staff that fits in with our requirements.  They are very professional, and always helpful. Nothing is ever too much trouble. It is always a pleasure working alongside Intec, as they know our company so well.
- M.B. - HR Manager
 I have used Intec's services in the past, I found their services very supportive and efficient, whenever I had any issues they were dealt in no time, I am looking forward to working with Intec again.
- F.I. - Wirer
I have known Intec Recruitment for approximately twenty years. They have been a great help in finding me work over the years, in some very interesting electronic companies. They have proven over the years to be very honest & reliable.
- E.R. - Test Engineer
The service I have received (and currently still do) from all at Intec is highly recommendable.

The pre and post interview discussions were frank and honest, thus allowing an easy decision to accept the posting. - S.A. - Technician
During the last 5 years, we have used Intec for all of our temporary vacancies and also all of our permanent, or temp to permanent vacancies.  We have never needed to go elsewhere, as they have always found the candidates we have needed, even for vacancies which have been harder to fill.  Communication with Intec has always been excellent, and I feel they have always understood the qualities of the person we have been looking for.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Intec for both temporary and permanent vacancies.
- J.N. Office Manager
"I have always found Intec to be friendly and helpful.  They offer a very professional service but have a very individual style to them, making the client feel confident that the right candidates will be found."
- S.M. - HR Generalist
Intec Recruitment over the past 10 years have supported our company in numerous service sectors especially in high profile fast track projects that covered a large and varied range of management, technical, skilled, semi-skilled and general staffing requirements. Intec Recruitments personal and professional approach along with their large database of manpower suited our company's requirements perfectly.
- G.T. - Managing Director
Job Description

Technical Director

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Job Description

A key member of the Platform Engineering leadership team, you will be reasonable for Engineering at the site and for representing Engineering, PMO and Environmental Engineering at the Local Management Team (LMT).

 

This position requires a combination of direct project management (lifecycle responsibility of all product development for local NPI projects, from the point at which the project is won) and management of the activities of a team of Project Managers.

 

The Technical Director will work with their V-P and the Plant Director to define and implement local strategies that support the Platform goals.

 

 

Job Details

  • Work with the LMT to ensure that the site meets its objectives.
  • Work with the Platform Engineering leadership team to define and deliver the Engineering strategy. Work cross site to define and deliver PMO and the Test & Qualification strategies.
  • Select, develop, and regularly evaluate subordinates and their teams to ensure the efficient operation of the function.  Address performance issues in a timely manner and in full to achieve department objectives.
  • With the tools available within the company and external resources, create leaders and empower the teams to succeed.
  • Be the focal point for technical discussions with customers and suppliers, understanding their technology roadmaps and working with the Engineering team to grow its knowledge appropriately. Create an environment of learning that can be measured.
  • Comprehensive awareness of regulatory procedures and ownership of their dissemination to the relevant parties.
  • Allocation of Engineering, PMO and Environmental Engineering resources to support activities and projects including management of external test facilities.
  • Management of cost centre, external funding and project budgets.
  • Progress reports for all aspects of the cost centre, external funding and projects.
  • Manage the PMO to meet all the assigned project/program objectives including delivery, quality, cost, reliability and optimisation of profit with appropriate sets of KPIs.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations to other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Provide technical support to other departments and pro-actively seek out opportunities to educate the rest of the business on our technology advancements.
  • Take ownership of the design, development, modification and evaluation of product.
  • Evaluate final results of research and development projects to assure accomplishment of technical objectives, outline the outcome of technical projects and make recommendations for actions as necessary to achieve desired results.
  • Own the Engineering, PMO & Environmental Engineering Employee Survey results and actively work to improve them. Be responsible for Operational Excellence within Engineering and support the wider community achieving its goals.
  • Actively network with peer group (LMT, Engineering leadership, PMO and Test and Qualification) ensuring cross site communication.
  • Champion the company’s Operating System to deliver value to our customers, through our people, our values and principles and operational excellence.

 

Education and Qualifications

 

Essential  

  • Comprehensive understanding of the concept and application of NPI processes for designing products.
  • Management of multi-functional teams, budgets and people development.
  • Working at a senior level across all aspects of the business

 

Desirable

  • Ideally a member of a professional body with Chartered Engineer status (or equivalent from other professional bodies). Able to demonstrate continuous personal development.
  • Achieved a 1st or 2nd class honours degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline with previous proven experience. A physics degree would also be acceptable in some instances in place of an engineering degree.
  • Ideally hold a Masters Qualification, MBA, MSc or equivalent.

 

What we can offer

  • 4 X salary Life Cover
  • Pension plan – with a matching company contribution of up to 8%
  • Private Medical Care
  • Employee Wellbeing programme for you and your family
  • Good local amenities 
  • As well as a great place to work!

 


 
Job details
Job Title: Technical Director
Job Reference: LA1978
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary / Rate: £80K to £95K per annum
If further information is required on this vacancy please call one of our Consultants on 0118 981 1110
 
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