Salary: Attractive, plus benefits

We are actively looking for an Engineering Programme Manager to join our engineering team. You will lead and inspire a team of project engineers to successfully deliver an array of innovative, exciting and complex initiatives ranging from modifications through to large scale capex projects. 

You will have a strong emphasis on developing our internal talent to develop a world class engineering function. 

  • Lead and inspire our team of project engineers to successfully implement our engineering programme in accordance with time, cost and the performance requirements of the business.  

  • Empower and enable our project engineering team to deliver outstanding results to our customers and build quality solutions via a culture of coaching, mentoring and support. 

  • Promote a safe working environment and ensure adherence to health and safety regulation. 

  • Responsibility for the delivery of a programme of strategically significant projects.  

  • Build, lead and coach a high-performing engineering team, including recruitment and development within the team. Create a collaborative and innovative work environment that fosters professional growth and engagement. 

  • Review the programme of projects on a quarterly basis to ensure project prioritisation and resource allocation remains consistent with EMR’s business objectives. 

  • Ensure that each project has the appropriate level of technically suitable resource allocated to it, using both internal and where required external resource. 

  • Ensure regular review meetings are undertaken with each project team, at a frequency appropriate to the project. 

  • Communicate development work delivered by the team to relevant stakeholders across EMR, building trusted and established relationships.  

  • Use and develop EMR’s systems for 

  • management of health and safety 

  • technical approval 

  • tracking project costs 

  • procurement 

  • management of  contracts 

  • recording staff time for charging to projects and depots 

  • recording time and any costs relevant to R&D tax claims 

  • Developing and maintaining an up to date understanding of technologies applicable to EMR’s global activities, including those used by competitors and in similar industries. 

  • Place of work: Ideally Birmingham/West Midlands, but hybrid working arrangements will be considered. 

  • A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline. Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Mineral Processing are particularly relevant. 

  • Relevant experience should include: 

  • Hands-on experience of project development and delivery.  

  • Management of technical teams to deliver complex projects. 

  • Similar material process industry, including recycling, mineral processing, manufacturing e.g. steel, cement, bulk food, chemicals, etc. 

  • A track record in: 

  • Delivering innovative, technically challenging projects 

  • Managing and developing technical staff.  

Hours per week: 40

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