Project Engineering Lead

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  • Location:

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Project Manager

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  • Salary:

    £51044 - £58490 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Project Engineering Lead

A world leading aerospace and defence client is looking for a Project Engineering Lead to be responsible for the Engineering technical solution, schedule and budget, engineering milestone adherence.

This lead role will be primarily focused on engineering development activities for Integrated Defensive Aids System programmes, providing management, technical direction and leadership within an Integrated Product Team in conjunction with the Chief Engineer.

Key Responsibilities -

+ 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

+ Support the management of Suppliers and project Make or Buy decisions as required

+ Managing upward reporting and management of Customer expectations in line with agreed solution

+ Control project configuration and change management

+ Identifying technical risks and mitigation strategies

+ Ensure that the design rationale is documented

Skills and knowledge required -

+ Degree qualified (or equivalent)

+ Good schedule and budget control

+ Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders

+ Strong leadership competency but also can demonstrate team working skills

+ Knowledge of engineering lifecycle and business process.

+ Good understanding of Electronic Warfare Sensor and Effector systems being desirable