Head of Engineering

  • Key Leadership Role
  • Dynamic Pharma/ Cosmeceutical Sector
  • Focus on Excellence & Innovation

Leading the way in environmentally sustainable manufacturing, this successful Australian company is entering a new phase in their proud history. With the focus on growth through quality and innovation, they are seeking a seasoned and inspirational engineer to lead a talented team of fitters and technicians from their modern and well-equipped Melbourne based facility.

As a key leader in the Operations Team, you will be responsible for overseeing the engineering operations and facilities maintenance across the site.  This will include:

  • Day to day leadership of a talented team of qualified fitters and technicians to build and maintain technical excellence in a fast paced, highly responsive environment
  • Liaising with cross functional teams to ensure the optimal output across a diverse range of fully and semi-automated equipment
  • Managing departmental budgets including working with the COO for recurrent expenditure and on a range of Capex projects
  • Championing continuous improvement initiatives, with the focus on innovation in a quality orientated and environmentally sustainable manner

We are seeking an individual who:

  • Has relevant qualification in engineering  backed by senior management experience in pharmaceutical, food or a similar highly regulated environment
  • Demonstrates excellence in managing  department budget, allowing for recurrent site maintenance expenditure, equipment repairs and spare part inventory plus the allocation of labour in line with production requirements and customer expectations
  • Has clear communication and builds strong and effective relationships with staff, internal and external stakeholders
  • Is highly organised with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances with agility and proactive decision making
  • Will be a natural problem solver with the ability to encourage input from others as part of a long term development strategy
  • Can demonstrate prior success  in developing and delivering projects on time and on budget.

This is a career defining opportunity for a talented individual with an entrepreneurial outlook. The excellent salary package offered is guaranteed to please, and  when combined with fantastic facilities plus the ongoing support of the executive team, will make this opportunity one of the best on offer in 2024.

Reserve your opportunity to make your mark by submitting your CV outlining your prior experience in a similar role TODAY.  All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence and viewed individually.

Arrow Group is committed to equity and diversity but can only consider suitably qualified candidates with the right to work permanently in Australia.  Our client is looking for a long term team member, making this role not suitable for individuals on temporary or travel visas.


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