Head of Engineering

Head of Engineering Posted 27 April 2020
  • Bahrain

Gulf Connexions is excited to have a brand new position available with one of our highly regarded and successful clients based in Bahrain. They specialize in the production of metals and are considered to an industry leader within their sector. Our client is a well respecited business that was established over 40 years ago and since then they have grown a company which delivers one of the highest production of metals across the MENA region.


They have requested the support of Gulf Connexions to conduct an executive search assignment on their behalf in order to source a highly capable and experienced Head of Engineering who can plan, organize and manage the engineering department with regards to Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Project Design Engineering.


If you are a qualified mechanical engineer who has a strong background in the metals industry with well-rounded experience in overseeing  the day-to-day operations of a large scale business and enjoy working in a fast-paced team then we believe our client might be the right fit for you.


Job Responsibilities:

  • To ensure work is effectively and efficiently organized and carried out in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • To ensure that the operations are carried out within the agreed budget and control. 
  • To ensure that the right systems are in place for monitoring compliance with all procedures to assure efficient, effective and safe working at all times.
  • To make sure that all equipments and machinery are maintained effectively for the continuous and smooth operations.
  • To ensure that the Preventive Maintenance (PM) will be carried out without any difficulties.
  • To ensure that the Preventive Maintenance Plan (PMP) is achieving is objectives and to enable us to operate effectively
  • To ensure that the equipments and plant operations are running smoothly and mot affected by non-availability of spare parts.
  • Ensure that all maintenance breakdowns are carried out efficiently without jeopardizing the operation.
  • Oversee that all projects values above BD.xxxxxx are done through tender using the tender policy as appropriate
  • Submit report according to the objective deadline. The report should highlight the following
    • The Objective
    • The achievement
    • Findings
    • Recommendations  


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy or Manufacturing Management.
  • Managerial diploma or relevant studies.
  • 10 years experience in metals
  • Qualified as mechanical engineer and good knowledge of metallurgy is essential.
  • Good knowledge of safety as applied within industrial processes.
  • Required very good spoken and written English

If you're interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your application for this role then click apply or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jola@gulfconnexions.com


 If this job doesn't quite fit right your background & experience but you are eager to find a new opportunity, please contact a member of our executive search team for a confidential discussion.


*Applications will only be considered if you have the relevant experience and your skill set match those required and stipulated within the advert text

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