Lead Engineer - Conversion

Lead Engineer - Conversion

Job Title: Lead Engineer - Conversion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896655_1581597670
Contact Name: Paul Lathbury
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2020 12:41

Job Description

Your experience of the Verification & Validation (V&V) development cycle, understanding of product development process and strong leadership skills will play a crucial part leading engineering development project(s).

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, working for an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space
and defence markets.

About the role:
This role leads an engineering development project of a moderate size and level of complexity, responsible for technical and process compliance, recurring and non-recurring costs, adherence to agreed program and project milestones throughout the project life cycle.

You will be responsible for Leading a multidisciplinary team of less than 10 engineers (internal or subcontractors) across engineering disciplines as appropriate to the program to deliver customer expectations.
Example of projects: Product development project, System design and verification work-package

*Responsible for the technical definition of the System / Product.
*Project Management and reporting.
*Management of project spend less than £3m in accordance with budget.
*Ensure project considers Design to Industrialisation (D2I) and Design for Manufacture (DFM).
*Process Accountability.

Principal accountabilities:
*Delivering project(s) to budget and schedule
*Provision of status reporting and updates
*Ensure Product / System configuration is managed and maintained (e.g. permits/concessions/PRs etc.)
*Compiling and collating documentation for Safety of Flight / Certification

About you:
You will need to be educated to Degree in a related discipline or have equivalent experience.
Experience of the Verification & Validation (V&V) development cycle and an understanding of product development process including the interfaces between engineering disciplines,
and between Engineering and other teams such as Test Equipment, Operations, Business Development, etc.
You will have an understanding of product design and development costs (Non-Recurring Costs)
Must be able to Lead people both onsite and offsite (in an international setting) with the ability to coach junior team members.

Lead Engineer - Conversion
Aylesbury, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Hemel Hempstead area
Salary Negotiable

Key Skills: Leadership, Verification & Validation (V&V), Product Development, Engineering, Airworthiness, Statements of Work (SoW).

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