Chief Engineer - Pneumatics

Chief Engineer - Pneumatics

Job Title: Chief Engineer - Pneumatics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895536_1548860513
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 30, 2019 15:01

Job Description

Our client is a global supplier of high-integrity products used within mission and safety critical environments, and they are seeking a Chief Engineer to be the primary point of contact within engineering for all products pre and during the design phase.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:

Support sales and marketing on providing solutions to customer requirements.
Primary engineering interface point for bid.
Architect of technical solution.
Review technical feasibility.
Identify risks and assumptions.
Review technical bid response.
Responsibility for approving engineering documents.
Provide engineering leadership to the work package lead.
Chair independent reviews for other engineering projects.
Responsible for the product quality and performance.
Responsible for delivering a product that can be manufactured and supported through life.
Advocate for the customer and the business from a technical aspect.

Qualifications / Experience

Degree educated in an engineering or science discipline, or equivalent relevant experience
CEng or IEng with professional experience in the aerospace and defence sector in a specialist engineering field.
Experience in a leadership role in order to provide technical guidance to other engineers.
Full understanding of product development lifecycle and associated requirements on product/project delivery.
Experience in project and man management principles and able to apply these to day to day tasks.
Understands of the importance of the DFMA & Test ethos during product development; 'affordability' and 'lean manufacturing' principles.
Understands the importance of delivery performance to cost and the resulting impact to overall performance in the business.
Capable of providing clear and concise presentations to Internal and external Customers.
Experience and understanding of product development practices in the aerospace and safety critical sectors in accordance with ISO9001 & AS9100 quality standards.
Experience of developing products for use in harsh environments or exacting standards.
Be able to approach problem solving and analytical tasks in a methodical and logical manner.
Good communication skills, self-motivated and able to communicate effectively.
To satisfy the expectations and requirements of your primary customer.
To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably requested.

Job Title:Chief Engineer
Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895536


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.