Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Job Title: Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895010_1532428835
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 24, 2018 11:40

Job Description

Your experience in Engineering Management and proven background in successfully delivering engineering activities & workpackages to time, cost and quality across all engineering aspects, will play a crucial part in managing or conducting engineering activities throughout project lifecycles.

You will be working for a leading company designing and manufacturing the next generation of high integrity electronic products for military and maritime applications. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

Read on for specifics on the role. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Job:

The client requires an Engineering Manager to successfully deliver engineering activities & workpackages to time, cost and quality across all engineering aspects within the business stream.

The Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing or conducting engineering activities throughout the project lifecycle, within their business stream. This includes:

*Identifying project resource requirements
*Managing project mobilisation of engineering activities including the definition of delivery strategies, definition of Work and Organisation Breakdown Structures, resource requirements and agreement of Workpackages, to enable a timely project start
*Supporting the functional managers with creation of the correct project teams
*Planning and managing the engineering activities within their business stream
*Identification of all resources (people, tools and process) required to deliver the projects
*Reviewing project development, delivery and acceptance strategies and schedules
*Managing engineering development throughout the system lifecycle, on multiple projects
*Monitoring Workpackages within the business stream to ensure that they are correctly controlled.
*Actively mitigating WP overruns through liaising with appropriate stakeholders
*Carrying out project engineering activities as required
*Ensuring there is suitable evaluation, mitigation and management of engineering risks
*Ensuring engineering projects are managed in accordance with company process
*Delivery of compliant, safe, traceable and repeatable engineering solutions
*Reviewing the Project Manager Forward Load input
*Oversight of project engineering leads
*Coaching and mentoring of other engineers, specifically the PELs within the business stream
*Liaising with customers and suppliers as required
*Providing technical support for bids
*Estimating engineering projects or tasks or approving estimates for bids or contract extensions
*Liaising with the Capability Managers to advice on the future technical developments of products within the business stream.

About You:

To be suitable for the Engineering Manager job, you will need to be educated to Degree level or equivalent in a related discipline and have knowledge of System Engineering development lifecycles (such as DOORs requirement management, system design, integration and V&V. You will need a working knowledge / appreciation of software electrical, electronic, supportability, through-life and mechanical engineering and project management. Knowledge of Naval or defence engineering is also useful, such as Combat Systems, Sonars, Surveillance or Radars, as is knowledge of the operational and organisation structure of the UK MOD and the MoD CADMID lifecycle.

Engineering Manager - Development

Keywords: Technical management, System, Product lifecycle, Naval, Defence, DOORs.

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.

This is a permanent position.

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