Head of Engineering - Bucharest

Ref: 53 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Apr 2019
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For our Client, international company specialized in induction heating technology – industrial sector with manufacturing plants, workshops and service centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia, we are seeking for a Head of Engineering.



Head of Engineering for a department with 20 employees for line management of mechanical and electrical engineering, commissioning as well as technical documentation.



  • Line management of department with responsibility for employee development, coaching of the team, yearly feedback interviews, salary development
  • Close professional cooperation with sister companies for their specific tasks like detailed mechanical and electrical engineering, control software and technical documentation together with the experts of the department
  • Capacity planning of department, monitoring of project work progress
  • Mindset for standardization and modularization
  • Professional support for other related departments like purchasing, work preparation, production and assembly
  • Responsible for annual budget and investment plan of department
  • Reports directly to professional management of the sister companies (cost, time quality, capacity)
  • Reports directly to local MD (Managing Director) of Romania (disciplinary issues, cost, capacity)
  • Is member of the local management team and inter-company management initiatives
  • Is involved in strategic local decisions and focus



  • University degree, in mechanical or electro-mechanical engineering (Master engineer)
  • Minimum 8-10 years experience in the industrial design
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience on a similar position
  • Experience in special machine construction or plant engineering
  • Knowledge in electrical automation like calculation of drive system preferred
  • Knowledge in hydraulics (especially cooling water), pneumatics preferred
  • Basic knowledge in electrical hardware, control systems and measuring devices preferred
  • Basic knowledge about technical documentation
  • Practical experience in 3D CAD software (preferred Creo)
  • Co-operative and motivating
  • Speaking/ writing English language – advanced level



  • Manufacturing processes knowledge (manufacturing technology) – production experience
  • German Language – medium/advanced level