Engineering Manager – Construction Materials

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Up to £43,000 depending on experience
01 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Manager – Construction Materials 
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire 

About Us 

We’re BSI, the business standards company that helps organizations all over the world make excellence a habit. For more than a century, we’ve been showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. We’re renowned for our marks of excellence, including the consumer recognized BSI Kitemark™. 

We’re now looking for an Engineering Manager to join our team in Hemel Hempstead and support engineers who are testing various construction products. These products may include fenestration (Windows & Doors) polymeric plastic pipes and road products from masonry to concrete and cement. 

The Benefits 

- Basic salary of up to £43,000 depending on experience 
- Excellent company-contributed pension scheme 
- Company-paid private medical insurance 
- A wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle 
- Develop your career with a business that’s committed to continual improvement, integrity and inclusivity 
- 27 days’ annual leave (with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days) 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a manager with a strong grasp of quality requirements for ISO documentation and a grounding in engineering to take on a new challenge with our globally renowned organisation. 

Your Role 

As the Engineering Manager, you’ll manage, inspire and direct a team of up to six Engineers working at our Kitemark Testing Laboratories in Hemel Hempstead. Focusing on the testing of construction products, you and your team will ensure they are fit for purpose and safe prior to them going out to market. 

In this diverse role, you’ll oversee multiple projects, represent the laboratory at technical forums and act as a coach and mentor for your team. 

As part of your role, you will be required to travel throughout the country and internationally to meet with clients. 

You’ll also be involved in: 

- Interacting and engaging with clients at various levels 
- Supporting recruitment and on-boarding activity for your team 
- Ensuring staff complete Test of Understanding prior to attaining competency in their specialist field 
- Monitoring client satisfaction and addressing client complaints and queries 

About You 

To be considered as the Engineering Manager, you will need: 

- Experience of effectively managing the performance of small teams and delegating effectively 
- The ability to manage multiple projects 
- A passion for coaching and developing others 
- An HNC in Engineering or a Mechanical Engineering background 

Other organisations may call this role Product Testing Manager, ISO Testing Manager, Kitemark Testing Manager, Testing Project Manager, Lead Testing Engineer, Lead Testing Technician, Senior Product Tester, or Lead Product Tester. 

Webrecruit and BSI are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you are ready for your next big career move and want to join BSI as an Engineering Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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