Project Engineering Lead - Antenna

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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    £1 - £2 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    about 2 years ago

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Project Engineering Lead - Antenna

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: Competitive

A global aerospace and defence organisation specialsing in complex antenna design and production are seeking a Project Engineering Lead to help oversee the technical work within the Antenna Group.

As the Antenna PEL, you will report directly into the Antenna Design Authority and the Antenna Measurement Design Authority, and indirectly to the Antenna Group Leader.

You will be responsible for the collation of forward load information, arranging the provision of technical work estimates from the appropriate technical experts within the Antenna Group and supplying that information to projects.

Responsibilities - Project Engineering Lead - Antenna

  • Project deliverables within the Antenna Group - Oversee work progress and with support from the Antenna Design Authority, ensure that all design processes are followed and adequate peer and life-cycle reviews are carried out on work packages.

  • Liaise with the CATR team lead and attend weekly meetings to help schedule the workload within the CATR measurement facilities.

  • Collate forward load information and ensure the appropriate resources are available to project.

  • Resolve resource or facility clashes at local level, and where appropriate seek advice from the Antenna Group Leader.

  • Work closely with the multidisciplinary integrated project teams (IPT) to understand their needs and to help provide technical support in the design and development of RF antenna solutions which involves unique challenges to overcome

  • Timely production of high quality design data packs required for project reviews.

  • Liaise regularly with both internal and external customers.

Skill and Qualifications - Project Engineering Lead - Antenna

  • Previous managerial experience.

  • Strong organisation skills as the main part of this role is to oversee the progress and technical work being undertaken by the team across multiple projects, and retain information pertinent to each project.

  • Extensive knowledge of antenna design principles relevant to X-Band radar applications, and a further understanding of radar systems, their operation and function in general

  • Previous design measurement experience in the field of X-Band radar applications.

  • Background in RF or Antenna design, is desirable.

  • General experience of providing technical support to manufacture or involvement in test, calibration and validation activities is desirable.