Engineering Lead (Air to Air Missiles)

Engineering Lead (Air to Air Missiles)

Job Title: Engineering Lead (Air to Air Missiles)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £39000 - £48000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896972_1605527044
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 16, 2020 11:44

Job Description

Your experience working on Missile Systems and background in Design, proving and platform integration will help you to join a fast paced programme working specifically with Japan as part of a new business venture. This is a UK/Japan joint venture, so Japanese language skills and cultural awareness would be highly advantageous.

As an Engineering Lead (Air-to-Air Missiles) you will lead the day-to-day activities within the business, covering a variety of different disciplines, to ensure the successful delivery of the programme.

You will have the opportunity to work for a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. You will be involved in a high-profile new venture within the business, which will offer the candidate an excellent growth path in the future and would suit someone who is aiming to progress their career with an opportunity to shine within the business. Travel to Japan is expected, which also offers the opportunity for cultural and language development.

About the job:

Our client currently requires a Missile Engineering Lead to work on a new collaborative project between the UK and Japan. The job will include;
oProviding programme leadership to a multidisciplinary team: Guidance and Control, System Engineering, Electrical and Mechanical Design and System Proving
oDelivering a complex programme
oBuilding a mutually beneficial working relationship with a new customer within a new cultural environment
oReporting into the New Development Engineering Lead, with visibility to the Senior Management Team.
oInvolvement in a product using AESA Seeker technology, a key growth area and future capability for the business.

About you:
As a Missile Engineering Lead your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

oRelevant experience within Missile Systems, Design, proving and ideally exposure to platform integration.
oYou must be comfortable dealing with engineering complexity, and experience of Guidance Chains and Seekers would be highly advantageous but not essential.
oThe candidate will be comfortable in leading a multidisciplinary team and interfacing directly to a complex customer.
oThe ability to concisely plan, deliver and report activity progress up to Chief Engineer level is required.
oCultural awareness and sensitivity is necessary. Ability in the Japanese language would be extremely useful, but not essential.

Engineering Lead (Air-to-Air Missiles)
Up to £39,000 - £48,000

Keywords: Missile, Engineering Lead, Japanese, Design, proving, platform integration, combat systems, radar, Guidance Chains,
Seekers, Systems

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.

This is a permanent position.

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