Lead Concept Engineer

Lead Concept Engineer

Job Title: Lead Concept Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £39000 - £48000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897147_1611660967
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 26, 2021 11:36

Job Description

Your experience of concept development and background working on weapons systems, platforms and sub-systems will help you to deliver strike weapon concept studies to shape my client's future vision.

As an Lead Concept Engineer you will lead the day-to-day activities within the business, supporting technology and concepting of future weapons systems.

You will have the opportunity to work for a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. You will be involved in a high-profile new venture within the business, which will offer the candidate an excellent growth path in the future and would suit someone who is aiming to progress their career with an opportunity to shine within the business.

About the job:

Our client currently requires a Lead Concept Engineer to generate weapon system concepts and facilitate experiments with the customer community to communicate, explore and test them. The job will include;
*Exploring customer needs and opportunities
*Concept Generation and Refinement
*Facilitating customer focused Experiments, using a wide range of techniques and tools including war games and synthetic environments
*Influencing future weapon system programme Portfolio planning
*Concept capability analysis and competitor product technical performance analysis
*Informing and creating links with Research and Technology activities
*Co-ordinating concept activity across the Future Systems Directorate

About you:
As a Lead Concept Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

*The ability and cultural awareness to work with multiple disciplinary functions supporting technology and concepting
*The confidence to embrace the uncertain nature of early concept development to progress towards defining solutions and system concepts
*The ability and desire to employ new techniques and utilise new ideas and technologies
*To be adaptable and flexible to changing/emerging requirements
*An understanding of concept development and trade studies is essential; experience preferable
*An appreciation of weapons systems, platforms and sub-systems
*Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a broad range of internal and external partners
*Experience of task package ownership and technical delivery

Lead Concept Engineer - Strike
Stevenage or Bristol
Up to £39,000 - £48,000

Keywords: Missile, Engineering Lead, Concept, Trade Studies, Research, R&D, Systems, Weapons systems,

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.

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, to SC level.

This is a permanent position.

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