Engineering Project Lead

Engineering Project Lead

Job Title: Engineering Project Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, Middlesex
Salary: benefits
Reference: 895422_1544546058
Contact Name: Desi Koleva
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 11, 2018 16:34

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your leadership skills in a multi-disciplinary development team as an Engineering Project Lead, whilst building the experience and knowledge necessary to sustain the company as a leading organisation.

The company manages a wide range of specialist capabilities, generating highly-differentiated solutions and products in the Defence & Aerospace, Security & Cyber, Transport and Energy markets. They meet customer needs by applying electronic and software technologies in demanding environments and meeting critical requirements.
About the Role

Technical management of one of more multi-disciplinary engineering teams of 5-20 engineers, within the Information Assurance Business Unit, delivering research, development and production projects ranging from tens of £k to several £m.
*Manage all aspects of one or more research and development projects or the development of one or more complex electronic products.
*Provide technical direction and exert technical influence, in conjunction with discipline leads and system architects, such that the optimal approach, architecture, design, and toolchain are selected.
*Supports the Project Management team in the planning and scheduling of their project and works with them to optimise the schedule logic.
*Oversee the development and design review process, ensuring that all deliverables are of suitable quality and contractual milestones are met.
*Responsible for the engineering budget on the project and monitors & forecasts effort and cost to completion, in order to identify and address overspend or schedule slip.
*Works in conjunction with production, production test and supply chain to ensure a holistic "product-level" approach is taken to development to support the needs of multi-disciplinary requirements such as DFM, UPC, product safety and production test.
*Identifies resource needs in good time for their introduction to the project, working with the discipline leads to ensure that resource requirements are satisfied.
*Contribute to business and customer reporting, identifying suitable metrics to facilitate the accurate monitoring of project progress.
*Represents the Company on their project(s) with customers, suppliers and subcontractors in order to ensure an open, constructive and positive relationship.
*Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual.

You will have the following experience:
*Degree in an engineering, mathematical or science-based subject desirable.
*Design and delivery of complex electronic equipment, preferably for harsh environments
*Research and development projects with significant System Engineering content.
*Evidence of managing the development and delivery of electronic equipment to time and budget, over the full lifecycle.
*Experience in engineering leadership/management.
*Experience in one or more engineering disciplines, such as Electronic Hardware, Software, Firmware or Systems Engineering.
*Excellent teambuilding and management skills with the ability and experience of managing multi-disciplinary engineering teams.
*Well-developed planning and organisation skills.
*Experience of DOORS, UML and SysML would be advantageous.
*Willing and able to obtain, and maintain, SC and/or DV security clearance.

Greenford or Gloucester
Competitive salary + benefits
This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful organisation, offering Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, discounted private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), and superb learning and development opportunities. If you believe this is the right fit for you moving forward, then please do send your CV across to us.
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.
The role will require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual's ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

This is a Permanent Role

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