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Vehicle Chief Engineer

Vehicle Chief Engineer

Job Title: Vehicle Chief Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893911_1506588395
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email: lucy@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: September 28, 2017 09:46

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 Chief Engineer to be technical design authority at their site in South Wales. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

For this role you will be managing engineers working on military vehicles projects, have a responsibility for prototype assembly, management of vehicle trials, and supporting business requirements for programmes to enter batch production.

As Chief Engineer, your main responsibilities will include:

Technical design authority
Management of lead engineers for design
Coordination of release and maintenance of the EBOM / CAD
Responsible for prototype assembly and readiness to enter trials
Coordination of engineering tasks related to variant design / issues resolution / DRACAS sentencing
Point of contact between engineering and all other internal departments
Liaison for technical issues resolution / change embodiment
Supporting the design / production process during the project lifecycle
Preparation of material for internal and external reviews
Effectively communicate updates.

Qualifications and Requirements

Engineering Degree or equivalent level of education and experience
Team Working and leadership
Ability to multitask
Ability to communicate at senior levels
Military Vehicle design is desirable and advantageous
Experience of working within a defence orientated industry is preferred
Knowledge of standards relating to defence work e.g. Defence Standards is preferred.

Job Title:Chief Engineer
Salary:Competitive
Location:Newport, South Wales
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:893911

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 Nationals. Applicants who meet these 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.