Equipment Design Authority

Equipment Design Authority

Job Title: Equipment Design Authority
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895823_1556802484
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2019 14:08

Job Description

Are you looking to join a world-leading organisation in the defence sector that will offer you excellent support and corporate benefits? Our client is a leading multi-national defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with associated international travel, whilst developing design solutions for the next generation of defence systems.

We currently have an opportunity for an Equipment Design Authority, based in Stevenage.

As Equipment Design Authority you will be accountable, as design authority, for leading a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver a systems project into UK and non-UK programmes. This role has responsibility across the whole product lifecycle, for delivery on time, cost, and quality.

This role suits an individual who is interested in both project and technical management of a design team, requiring the production and updating of costed engineering plans and working with other project teams to ensure customer needs are met. In addition to your primary role in expediting a programme of work you'll be supporting the wider technology plans and re-use strategies to ensure that the product is aligned with future business needs.

This is a great opportunity for you to develop skills in technical and project management delivering high performance hardware. You will experience the full design life cycle up to series production in a short time frame; concept design, detailed design, design proving and qualification. You will also develop knowledge and experience in Design Assurance and Verification.

It is essential that you have the following Qualifications and Skills:

Experience across all aspects of a single engineering area/domain and an appreciation of other areas.
Broad technical understanding that provides sufficient appreciation of mechanical, electronics and software technologies.
Good working experiences in more than one phase of the engineering life cycle, with sufficient experience of the total life cycle to ensure a good understanding of adjacent phases and through-life engineering issues
Commercial and financial awareness; able to manage budgets.
Experience of system qualification and certification.
Well-developed leadership style with the ability to manage and motivate a varied team.
Excellent communication skills required to foster positive working relationships throughout the wider organisation.
Able to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently

Job Title:Equipment Design Authority
Salary:Up to £55,000pa + excellent bonus + excellent benefits
Location:Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Job ID:895823


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 these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. 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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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