Head of Turbine Blades and Vanes


United Kingdom
Siemens Energy Limited
Gas Services
Job Title: Head of Turbine Blades and Vanes
Reporting to: Head of SGT LCN Manufacturing
Location: Lincoln UK

A Snapshot of Your Day
An exciting and challenging opportunity for a motivated leader to join the SGT Lincoln manufacturing team with responsibility for the management and strategic direction/development and delivery of manufactured turbine blades and vanes for SGT (plus AGT scope) with a team of circa 45 staff. Key to the role are ensuring HSE, people development, quality, OTD, financial performance, product cost, digital integration and volume flexibility requirements are achieved and further enhanced within the Turbine area and jointly across the manufacturing function in alignment with the rest of the manufacturing team.

How You’ll Make an Impact
  • Maintain a safe & healthy workplace for all employees and drive proactive HSE improvements & behaviours. To act as a personal role model in HSE behaviours.
  • Compliance to HSE regulations, company standards, people kept safe from harm
  • Delivering Turbine Blade & Vane commitments on time and in full, exceeding the expectations of our internal & external customers (SGT & AGT). Further increase flexibility & agility in manufacturing to enable quick response to demand requirements from customers.
  • Delivery of engine program & Spares for Service and New unit, business results
  • Continually improving our product & process quality and quickly & effectively addressing causes of non-conformance 
  • Reduction in NCC & improved robustness of process delivery
  • Identify investments and improvement activities required to maintain and improve manufacturing capability/efficiency and output for both the short and longer term.
  • Product cost, business results, delivery of engine program
  • Continuously improve business execution to generate budgets and then achieve required financial performance in Recoveries, Absorption, Overhead cost control, Resource management, and Cash.  Drive cost out & work in conjunction with other managers across the business to improved efficiency in support of product competitiveness, productivity & financial performance.
  • Management, motivation, engagement and development of teams/individuals to drive business success, create an environment of continuous improvement, team working, good industrial relations and bring out the best in teams/individual performance. Ensure development & communication of appropriate business & manufacturing strategies enabling everyone to know their part in achieving success.
  • Employee moral & engagement, Culture change, Business results, HSE deployment
  • Ensure that required resources and processes (reliable, capable, cost effective) are available to meet the groups business requirements for both long and short term.
  • Contribute as part of the SGT LCN Management team to the manufacturing strategy development, communication & aligned deployment/implementation across manufacturing and support good team working within the wider team, support & Drive development of the wider OneSGT development.

What You Bring
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Project Management Experience
  • Manufacturing Techniques
  • IT systems : SAP, Microsoft packages
  • Lean Techniques
  • Health & Safety competence (Incl IOSHH Training)
  • Management experience in both a project & manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in a manufacturing and logistics environment, business improvement & operational planning.
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain processes
  • 5 years man management experience of teams of over 20 people
  • Experience negotiating working within a multicultural environment
  • Graduate calibre (or with significant manufacturing experience)
  • 5 years management experience with large teams
  • Understanding and knowledge of the SGT product beneficial
  • Available for UK plus possible international travel
  • Understanding of continuous improvement and LEAN techniques
  • Management qualification desired

About the Team

Who is Siemens Energy?
At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.
Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity
Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Working with a global team
  • Supportive work culture
  • Flexible benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension Fund (PPE)