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Vehicle Deputy Chief Engineer

Vehicle Deputy Chief Engineer

Job Title: Vehicle Deputy Chief Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Caerphilly
Industry:
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00013172_1498558233
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email: neil@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: June 27, 2017 11:10

Job Description

Your experience working on complex system integration, test and manufacture based programmes and knowledge of Engineering Management will play a crucial part in drawing together a comprehensive engineering capability that will derive a balanced system solution. As a Vehicle Deputy Chief Engineer, you will lead a team looking at military vehicle / land platform design from requirements to design and integration.

A good salary, corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this leading integrator and design of cutting-edge defence and security systems.

Read on for specifics on the job. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Job:

The client requires a Vehicle Deputy Chief Engineer with experience of leading a team working on complex systems for military vehicles. To be suitable for the job, you will be required to;
Co-ordinate requirements analyses, compliance assessments and gap analyses for Special to Role sub-systems and equipment
Produce, develop and deliver documentation and artifacts to support key milestone delivery events.
Support the Design acceptance and sell-off process
Provide governance of subcontractors and equipment providers against system requirements
Work with external subcontractors and equipment suppliers to develop system level understanding and acceptance
Support and manage internal and external engineering/design reviews with and without the customer community
Partake and lead where necessary in Trials Readiness Reviews
Support trials and integration activities at a system level on AFV platforms
Support regular Incident Sentencing Committee meetings and reviews
Conducts RCCA analysis on defective or failed equipment and effectively communicate design options and constraints to multidiscipline teams
Ensure control of vehicle build standard in PDM for Full Rate Production and prototypes vehicles
Support the compilation of verification documentation and trials evidence to support the acceptance process
Provide leadership to others and expertly manage change or vehicle upgrades and modifications.

About You:
To be the right fit for this Vehicle Deputy Chief Engineer job, you will have proven track record of complex system integration, test and manufacture based programmes and have highly developed customer facing and negotiating skills. You will need a thorough understanding of integration, test and acceptance procedures and an ability to liaise with and present information to multidiscipline and multinational team members.
Due to the programmes of work, experience of working within a defence orientated industry, in military vehicle and Integration and Test engineering, and knowledge of standards relating to defence work would be ideal.

Vehicle Deputy Chief Engineer
South Wales
Permanent role
£45,000 - £60,000

Keywords: Systems engineer, Military vehicles, Land systems, Land platform, Design, Manufacture, System, Integration, Test, Acceptance, Defence.

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.

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 contract position.

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