Project Engineering Lead

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    £50000 - £60000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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    Hannah Pepper

Project Engineering Lead

Defence; Aerospace; Marine; Naval; Maritime; Electronics

Technical Leadership; Engineering Manager; Engineering Projects; Full lifecycle

Luton, option to WFH; Remote

£50,000 - £60,000 + excellent benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Engineering Lead to join the engineering team on a permanent basis to cover an exciting and growing large scale flagship project.

The role will involve dealing with multiple internal and external clients on a project-by-project basis to develop and deliver world class concept and system designs.

As a Project Engineering Lead your key accountabilities will include:

  • Producing effective, efficient and realistic plans to deliver the solution

  • Ensuring effective implementation of the company's Lifecycle Management, including Design & Gate Reviews and Processes, to:

  • Agree qualification & acceptance criteria and design certification

  • Validating and Meeting Targets for Development of Design Maturity

  • Be responsible for all engineering aspects of the monthly Project Performance Reviews

  • Ensure the engineering team delivers the "best value" solution compliant with the customer's technical and budgetary requirements, contractual, safety and legislative standards and is consistent with the business strategy.

  • Promoting streamlined ways of working across the engineering lifecycle in order to be competitive.

  • Establish and maintain good lines of communication across the Engineering IPT and upwards to the IPT lead and Engineering Leadership

  • Support the management of Suppliers and project Make or Buy decisions

  • Control project configuration and change management

  • Deliver to agreed performance targets

Project Engineering Lead - Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to produce clear concise engineering documentation

  • Degree qualified or equivalent.

  • Good schedule and budget control.

  • Commercially aware.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, across multiple sites.

  • Strong leadership competency but also can demonstrate team working skills.

  • Knowledge of Engineering lifecycle and business process.