Lead Engineer - Conversions

Lead Engineer - Conversions

Job Title: Lead Engineer - Conversions
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896007_1561632858
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2019 11:54

Job Description

Accountable for technical quality of engineering across all engineering disciplines and covering the entire product development process the Lead Engineer will be responsible for achieving performance, reliability and safety requirements and product cost requirements

Driving the delivery of 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
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.
As part of your role you will be responsible for:
*Ensure that the product is safe and fit for purpose.
*Ensure that all technical choices are supported by appropriate group (experts, peers, audit team, …)
*Ensure that the Product Life cycle documentation is produced and meets the process requirements
*Project Management and reporting
*Organise and lead the project in collaboration with Technical Project Manager or Programme Management
*Provide accurate estimation of engineering tasks Manage risk
*Identify resourcing requirements and maintain the project plan in line with assigned resources
*Ensure project deliverables are delivered to the agreed timescale
*Management of project spend less than £3m (small) in accordance with budget
*Management of sub-contracted work
*Manage definition of Statements Of Work (SoWs) for sub-contract work
You will have the following experience

*A Degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience / combined education
*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.
*An understanding of product design and development costs (Non-Recurring Costs)
*Comfortable with presenting to internal/external stakeholders
*An understanding of Airworthiness requirements & Certification process
*Experience of working with Engineering service suppliers, e.g. defining Statements of Work and approving deliverables.

Title: Lead Engineer - Conversions
Pay Rate and Bens: Attractive
Location: Aylesbury

Key Skills: Production, Engineering, Management, Aviation Airworthiness, Operations, Leadership, Project.

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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

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 role

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