Production Platform Engineer

Production Platform Engineer

Job Title: Production Platform Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Wales, Wales
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893463_1530198098
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2018 16:01

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the provision and integration of cutting-edge technology, primarily specialist vehicles to the Defence and Security sectors. They are now seeking a Production Platform Engineer for their manufacturing site in South Wales. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

Your job role and responsibilities will include:

Generate and manage the design baselines for Production Platform configurations within PDM.
Conduct compliance assessments and gap analyses
Support the manufacturing teams providing engineering domain support
Support trials team providing engineering domain support
Support the development of Uplift and Retrofit technical design activity
Liaise with external, specialist suppliers of military platform systems and sub-systems.
Prepare material and support for internal and external design reviews.
Support critical design appraisals throughout the design and development life-cycle.
Support to the preparation of cost, programme and risk estimates for Production engineering change.

This position is based in South Wales, though for this role you must be happy to travel within the UK and overseas.

Qualifications / Experience

Degree in Design Engineering or equivalent in an engineering or science discipline
A proven track record in the design and development of vehicle systems
Experience of engineering designs against performance and reliability targets
Conversant with Computer Aided Design (e.g. ProE) packages for purposes of review and analysis
Conversant with Windchill Product Data Management System (PDM)
Ability to interpret mechanical design requirements and propose appropriate design solutions
Hold or be capable of holding security clearance
Excellent presentation, verbal and written skills.
A strong background in military vehicle systems engineering is desirable, as is a familiarity with current British Army tracked and wheeled vehicles.
Experience of working within a multi-cultural and multi-lingual engineering team would be an advantage.

Job Title:Production Platform Engineer
Location:Newport, South Wales
Job Type:Perm


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.

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.