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Project Engineer - Ashford, Kent

Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Location: Ashford, Kent
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT
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Position Title: Project Engineer

Location: Ashford

Normal Weekly working hours: 39

Salary £35+KPA DOE

Estimated Amount of Travel? 20%

Job description/Person specification

We are looking to recruit a Project Engineer to provide leadership and ensure that Engineering Design Projects are delivered to the highest standards.

Key tasks for this role will include:

  • Working alongside an appropriate Technical Expert to ensure that projects meet time, cost and quality expectations.
  • Project Management for a number of Engineering projects
  • Development and maintenance of project plans
  • Resource management and de-confliction of competing priorities
  • Ensuring that all Design projects are carried out in accordance with company Design Procedures and Regulatory Requirements.
  • Production of key Systems Engineering documents through the project life cycle
  • Risk Management
  • General management tasks to support the Director of Engineering and Chief Engineer

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required

  • Strong leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Able to turn complex requirements in to simple and achievable plans.
  • Able to operate autonomously and reactively to changing requirements
  • Enthusiastic and committed to the role
  • Good IT skills
  • Calm, able to work well under pressure
  • Good communicator, both written and oral
  • Excellent team player

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience as a Project Engineer, Project Manager or Systems Engineer
  • Experience in a product design environment (desirable)
  • Aviation or Weapons domain experience (desirable)
  • Engineering Degree (desirable)
  • Chartered Engineer (desirable)
  • Domain knowledge of Unmanned Aerial Target systems including ground, target and control systems (desirable)

This role may include some travel in the UK and overseas. (<20%)

Project Engineer

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