Project Engineering Manager

Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: Multi-site
Contact: Dale Young

About the company

This market leader in industrial manufacturing is actively seeking to add engineering talent to the regional leadership team. They have multiple manufacturing facilities across Australia and New Zealand which supply high quality products to a wide variety of market sectors. The business is well established and stable and has traditionally offered outstanding career opportunities both locally and internationally.

About the role

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Project Engineering Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of engineering projects for manufacturing operations across Australia / New Zealand. This includes ownership and accountability for the CAPEX budget and delivery on all capital projects. Executing strategic projects that align with site and business strategies across all facilities with a view of delivering a step change improvement in productivity, cost reduction and increased capability. Key responsibilities will include:

  • EHS compliance;
  • Assessment and introduction of new technologies;
  • Management of asset registers;
  • Implementation of best practice Project Management process;
  • Development of site engineers and project management capability;

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will demonstrate extensive experience in Capital Project Management within a manufacturing and process environment. With highly developed leadership skills, you will bring a focus on results, ability to drive change and promote teamwork as a key factor of success. You will be able to influence stakeholders with a view on business and customer outcomes. A relevant qualification in engineering is essential, as is knowledge of best practice project management processes.


This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a multi-site capital engineering program for a global manufacturing business. The company is well known for creating career opportunities and providing personal development for high performers. They will offer an attractive package and the opportunity to travel across Australia and New Zealand to perform the role.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Dale Young on (03) 8613 3503 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number DY17781.

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the retained recruitment partner on this assignment.