Project Engineering Lead
A world leading aerospace and defence client is looking for a Project Engineering Lead to support the Project Engineering Manager during the final integration, commissioning and acceptance phase of a complex, high value satellite communication ground station upgrade programme.
Key Responsibilities -
+ Develop and implement the overall engineering plan, monitoring key development and delivery milestones with associated interdependencies.
+ Collate and validate effort and schedule estimates, identifying forward load requirements.
+ Manage compliance of the design solution against the overall customer requirement.
+ Work with the System Design Authority (SDA) and Systems Engineering team to resolve technical or programme conflicts.
+ Ensure that corrective and preventative action is taken to address any non-conformance.
+ Evaluate, mitigate and manage engineering risks and identify any opportunities.
+ Manage the review and update of large volumes of documentation and drawings, much of which will be produced by third party suppliers
+ Actively participate in the management of change, including supporting the PEM and SDA to evaluate the cost and schedule impact of any technical and programmatic changes
Skills and knowledge required -
+ Proven track record of delivery in complex projects
+ Well-rounded engineering experience in all phases of the lifecycle across several projects or programmes
+ Experience of customer/supplier relations
+ Project management, in the context of an Engineering Manager
+ Significant experience in all aspects of engineering task planning
+ Typically degree qualified in an appropriate engineering discipline.
+ Verifiable evidence of experience in the above responsibilities.
+ The successful candidate will be a Completer/Finisher, able to maintain high standards of document control & Configuration Management