Engineering Operations Manager

Engineering Operations Manager

Job Title: Engineering Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 895075_1534417723
Contact Name: Aleysha Armstrong
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2018 12:08

Job Description

We are looking for an experience Engineering Operations manager with resource management and people development skills. This is a full-time permanent role but we may be able to consider part-time working in some cases.

The objective of this position is to support the business through management and delivery of operational services including resource provision and allocation, operational compliance (internal and external), people capability development (training needs analysis and delivery, line management of graduates, apprentices and placements), and leadership of STEM

You would be joining a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.

Your responsibilities would include:

Resource Management
oWork with PMs and Lead Engineers to manage resource demands/allocation across all Engineering activity
oManagement of approved recruitment
oSubcontract extension approval based on total resource picture
oManagement of resource capability flex - permanent/subcontract staffing
oResolution of tactical resource needs

Engineering Capability Development
oAnnual training needs analysis and training delivery
oCapability development roadmaps (people/tools/methodologies/process)

Electronic Systems Engineering Process
oEngineering Handbook definition

Management of Operational Compliance
oQCI, Timecards, Q12, mandatory training, ratings, etc

Performance Management
oLine management support, HR/regulatory compliance

oLine Management of the apprentices

Lead STEM/work experience events

Experience Required:
~ Enthusiasm for development of engineering careers at all levels
~ Ability to interact with Engineers, and Programme Managers within ES
~ Flexibility to move across all parts of Engineering Operations within a working day
~ Organization and planning skills to meet deadlines
~ Negotiation skills sufficient to resolve conflicting resource demands
~ Ability to line manage Graduates, Apprentices, Placement students etc.
~ IT literacy, specifically Access and Excel proficiency, to support Headcount Forecasting and Training Needs Analysis
~ Knowledge of Engineering processes (systems, hardware, software)
~ Skills and specialisms to support resource assignment and development preferred
~ Experience of team leadership or people management required
~ Degree level education, and staff and/or technical project/process management experience, or equivalent preferred.

Engineering Operations Manager - Resource Planning, People Development
£45,000 - £55,000

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 criterion 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 role is a permanent position.

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