Chief Systems Engineer

Chief Systems Engineer

Job Title: Chief Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895197_1548954023
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 31, 2019 17:00

Job Description

Chief Systems Engineer
My client who is looking for an experienced Chief Systems Engineer. You would be working together with customers on their toughest electronics challenges, and keep the momentum going - moving products swiftly through engineering, design, development and manufacture.
The Role
Reporting to the VP of Technology. You will be responsible for all aspects of the design/ development of advanced power systems used in a wide variety of Aerospace power converters, this role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to be part of an exciting new team servicing top tier customers.
-Develop and maintain our Electronics technology roadmap.
-Primary technical interface with customers / prospective customers.
-Responsible for all quality aspect and regulatory compliance of products.
-Technical proposal editing and final approval.
-Resolution of all technical disputes with customers or team members.
-Creation of well-defined high-level work packages and seek agreement with engineering manager.
-Support the engineering manager with recruitment of technical staff.
-Final approval of all qualification test plans, procedures and test results.
-Responsible for quality control checks, ensuring the safety and effectiveness or reliability of the system or product.
-Engineering integrity - ensuring that product design integrity and performance issues are properly addressed.
-Editor and signatory of all design manuals.
-Chair Person of product integrity meetings.
-Continued personal development of your professional and technical knowledge; attending seminars or workshops; review of trade papers and publications; frequent review and comparison of industry standards, DO-160, DO-178, DO-254 etc.;
-Joining of trade associations; development of good working relationships with customers, suppliers and academia.
-Co-responsible with the engineering manager for the review of the skills matrix.
-Capable of performing any mechanical engineering task when required.
Skills and Experience
-Advanced knowledge of power converters and their use in Aerospace applications
-Advanced knowledge of multiple topologies
-Simulation Modelling Experience (Preferred; SABER)
-Mathematical modelling (Preferred; MATHCAD)
-Schematic Capture Experience (Preferred; Altium)
-Development Testing Experience
-VB/VBA Knowledge
-Requirements Analysis
-General Production Knowledge.
-Be able to undertake occasional travel both in the UK and Overseas
-Position - Chief Systems Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Nottingham
-Salary - £80000 - £100000 depending on experience
Key Words - Systems, Power, Electronic, Electrical, Design, Converters, Chief, Aerospace, Simulation, Modelling, SABER, MATHCAD, Schematic, Altium
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 this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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