Functional Team Lead - Through Life Engineering

Functional Team Lead - Through Life Engineering

Job Title: Functional Team Lead - Through Life Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896138_1565188055
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 07, 2019 15:27

Job Description

Your knowledge of through life support and strong experience of program and team leadership / management, will play a crucial role in leading a well-established team of engineers responsible for supporting products in service, ensuring customers are able to achieve mission success 24/7/365. As Functional Team Lead - Through life support you will be a front line manager of a customer-facing technical team.

This role is an exceptional opportunity to demonstrate your leadership and managerial skills while retaining your technical expertise and further developing them. You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, responsible for the efficient manufacture of the next generation of high integrity electronic systems for the defence and maritime industries. 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 Role:

The client requires a Functional Team Lead - Through life support to manage the functional team. As a front line manager of a customer-facing team, you will be responsible for:
*Conducting 1-2-1s, recruitment, analysis of the forward load, workforce planning and resource allocation for a small (6+ staff) team
*Managing the Through Life Engineering team at Greenford, its resources, knowledge, skills, processes, procedures and tools, and aligning these with the current and future needs of the business
*Developing the team through best practice and engineering excellence
*Promoting positive behaviours and a positive vision of the company to the team
*Mentoring, performance management and discipline of the team
*Implementing engineering processes and supporting the development of best practice
*Developing fault finding processes and conducting root cause analysis for our products
*Acting as the Project Engineering Lead and/or System Design Authority on support projects where allocated.
*Defining the Through Life Engineering work packages and plans for allocated projects and bids
*Interfacing with the users and customers to gather feedback and implement product improvements for allocated projects
*Responding to technical queries and providing technical advice to users for allocated projects

About You:

To be suitable for the Functional Team Lead - Through life support role, you will need to be, educated to Degree level or equivalent experience in an Engineering or Computer Science related discipline and have solid significant experience as a senior engineer throughout the Integration, Test and In-Service phase of the lifecycle. You will have provided leadership, and worked 'hands on,' during integration, testing and system commissioning with project management experience. A background working with maritime equipment and an understanding of underwater warfare systems would useful but is not essential.

Functional Team Lead - Through life support
Salary Negotiable

Keywords: Functional, Team Lead, Through life, Management, Analysis, Integration, Systems Design Authority, Lifecycle.

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.