Firing Trials Lead

This job appears on /jobs/19628

Firing Trials Lead

Salary:£35000 - £55000 per annum
Location: Hertfordshire, South East, England
Consultant:Liis Mölter
Telephone:+44 1202 878751
Email:liis@electusrecruitment.co.uk
From lab to launch: lead the next generation of missile trials as a Firing Trials Lead for this UK defence organisation.
 
This leading defence company that produces military weapons systems will reward your hard work significantly with bonuses, annual salary reviews and paid overtime among other benefits.
 
You will lead the execution of all Future Cruise/Anti-Ship Weapon Test Project firing trials (ground and air launched) across its development phases, including associated integration for hardware and software upgrades.
 
About the Role:
  • Manage firing trials: this includes day-to-day operations, allocating tasks, creating safety and security documents, and setting up the test environments.
  • Lead lab-based testing: this involves working with various teams to conduct trials in a controlled environment and support design and manufacturing.
  • Oversee trials execution: this includes ensuring the test equipment functions properly, maintaining an overall plan, and managing the target scene setup and operation.
 
About You:
  • Experience in firing trials and/or system integration.
  • Experience in external trials preparation, conduct and working within a trial environment.
  • A good understanding of the company ISV processes and procedures.
  • Willingness to work in potentially harsh and remote conditions away from home for extended periods.
  • Excellent communication skills: able to work closely with external range and facility suppliers as well as managing/leading internal teams.
 
Key Information:
  • Role: Firing Team Lead
  • Salary: £35,000-£55,000 Plus Bonus & Benefits
  • Location: Stevenage – 4 Days a Week On-Site (Relocation Assistance Available)
 
Key Skills:
Firing trials, system integration, trials preparation, trial environment, ground trials, air trials, lab testing weapon systems, team leader, supplier management, ISV, mechanical/practical skills, SC
 
This role is perfect for someone who wants to lead and manage the execution of all firing trials for a future weapon system, from lab testing to live launches.
 
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 British or Dual 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.
 
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 position.
Liis Mölter