Chief Engineer

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engineering/ senior-management

Chief Engineer

We are searching for a Chief Engineer with excellent leadership abilities to oversee a thriving plant in the Middle East for an international company. The Chief Engineer's responsibilities will include assigning tasks to teams, setting long and short-term project goals for a running staff of around 50-70 people.

The successful candidate will be someone who has kept abreast of advancements in the field and be dedicated to excellence and deliverables.


Job Description

  • Communicating the goals of the company to all staff
  • Supervising every phase of the project from start to completion
  • Cost analysis and reports to management
  • Approving designs and budgets
  • Delegating tasks to engineering teams
  • Supervising staff training as well as equipment installation
  • Performing quality control checks on all systems and products
  • Quickly resolving disputes between staff
  • Analyzing data and drafting reports for review
  • Oversee maintenance of plant machinery; able to diagnose issues with various machinery

Your Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred; Civil engineering qualification may be considered
  • At least 3+ years of experience leading or supervising a team
  • Fluency in English and Greek; Arabic would be a plus but not essential
  • A sound understanding of engineering principles
  • Strong problem solver
  • Fast thinking, adaptable. Able to get 'hands-on' with the role.
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude and restore morale to a team
  • Previous experience living and working in the Middle East is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to thrive under pressure
  • Attention to safety and security
  • Able and excels at adapting communication and style to different cultural groups


  • Flight tickets paid to come home
  • Villa accommodation included
  • Attractive salary and prospects
  • 30 days annual leave


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