Project Engineering Lead

Project Engineering Lead

A world leading Aerospace and Defence organisation are looking to recruit a Project Engineering Lead to be primarily focused on engineering development activities, providing management, technical direction and leadership in conjunction with the Chief Engineering for the Cameras products and related projects.

Key responsibilities -

+ Candidate concept solutions including the results of any de-risking studies.

+ A design solution that maximises the re-use of existing 'resources', is producible, robust and works in its environment, i.e. is fit for purpose.

+ Management of multi-disciplined Engineering teams, ensuring that roles within the teams are clearly defined.

+ Establish and maintain good lines of communication across the Engineering IPT and upwards to the IPT lead.

+ Management of the Engineering technical quality, schedule and budget.

+ Identifying technical risks and mitigation strategies.

+ Ensure effective implementation of the company's Lifecycle Management, including Design & Gate Reviews and Processes, to agree qualification & acceptance criteria and design certification and to validate and meet targets for development of design maturity.

+ Work with Engineering Function management to ensure a capable and resourced team is deployed to execute the work packages.

Skills and knowledge required -

+ Degree qualified (or equivalent).

+ Good schedule and budget control.

+ Knowledge of engineering lifecycle and business processes.

+ Good understanding of Optical systems with Thermal Imaging being desirable.

+ Good MS Project skills.