Engineering Manager- Systems

Engineering Manager- Systems

Job Title: Engineering Manager- Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Salary: DOE + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894353_1516809782
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2018 16:03

Job Description

Engineering Manager- Systems

Our client is renowned for their electronic products, used in military applications (including sonar, and combat management systems), as well as providing whole platform solutions.

My client is seeking an Engineering Manager- Systems, to successfully deliver engineering activities & work packages to time, cost and quality across all engineering aspects of their development projects. Projects will involve a significant degree of technical development and therefore technical risk management is a key aspect of the role.

You will oversee all of the engineering activities within your business stream, supporting Engineering Leads with the resolution of issue, scheduling, technical and risk management activities. You will successfully deliver engineering activities & work packages throughout the project lifecycle, to schedule, budget and specifications.

As the Engineering Manager- Systems, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Identifying project resource requirements and managing the project mobilisation of engineering activities, including the definition of delivery strategies, and the definition of Work Breakdown Structures
*Supporting functional managers with creation of the correct project teams
*Planning and managing the engineering activities within their business stream, to align with the current and future business needs
*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
*Working with Managers, to agree inputs, outputs, dependencies, risks and cost, and provide guidance as required
*Monitoring work packages within the business stream to ensure that they are correctly controlled.
*Ensuring there is suitable evaluation, mitigation and management of engineering risks
*Delivery of compliant, safe, traceable and repeatable engineering solutions
*Coaching and mentoring of other engineers, and liaising with customers and suppliers as required
*Providing technical support for bids, and estimating engineering projects for bids or contract extensions
*Liaising with the Capability Managers to advice on the future technical developments of products within the business stream.

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Degree in a relevant subject (Engineering or Computer Science) or equivalent qualification / experience.
*Knowledge of System Engineering development lifecycles, methodologies, processes, tools, best practices and common pitfalls.
*Working knowledge / appreciation of software electrical, electronic, supportability, through-life and mechanical engineering.
*Knowledge of fundamental project management, commercial and financial issues.
*Experience of the planning , execution and technical management of major, high-risk engineering development projects
*Experience with the whole system/product lifecycle, including integration, testing, system commissioning, integration and acceptance tests
*Experience of writing proposals
*Experience in implementing project management procedures

Position- Engineering Manager- Systems
Location- High Wycombe
Salary- DOE + competitive benefits

Key Words:Engineering Manager, Engineering Management, WBS, Systems Engineering, Product Lifecycle, Technical Management, Proposals, Work Packages, Military, Sonar, Combat Systems, Weapons

Applicants may be required to meet certain security criteria.
(There may be the occasional need for worldwide travel/away from home for reasonable lengths of time.)

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 role is a permanent position

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