Project Engineering Manager - Customer Support and Service

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  • Location:

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + + fantastic benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Project Engineering Manager - Customer Support and Service (Tornado)

  • Project Engineering Manager; PEM; Engineering Manager

  • Avionics; Electronics; Defence; Aerospace; Maintenance; Supportability; Obsolescence; Configuration

  • Luton

  • £55,000 - £65,000 + fantastic benefits

A highly motivated and self-starting Project Engineering Manager with drive and overarching co-ordination skills is required to support the delivery of a number of support programmes within the Customer Support and Service Solutions line of business.

This role will predominantly focus on the provision of integrated operational support for Avionics equipment on the Tornado aircraft for international air forces, in order to maintain equipment availability until the aircraft out of service dates.

  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul activities

  • Supportability

  • Obsolescence management

  • Configuration management

  • Business winning for follow-on contracts

What you will do - Project Engineering Manager

  • Agree, maintain, manage and report on the overall engineering plan for each project, establishing key performance measures, milestones and interdependencies

  • Deliver the overall engineering solutions on time, to cost and quality

  • Own the engineering estimation and resourcing requirements for the delivery of all engineering solutions, feeding these into the demand and supply reviews

  • Manage all engineering resources deployed on the projects, ensuring that roles and objectives are clearly defined

  • Manage the interface between engineering and other functions, establishing and maintaining good lines of communication across the Integrated Project Team

  • Develop good working relationships with customers, as well as suppliers to ensure an open and collaborative project environment

  • Work closely with the project design authority and subject matter experts to resolve technical issues and customer queries

  • Work closely with the appointed safety, security and Design Integrity authorities to ensure that the delivered technical solutions will meet the performance, contractual and legislative requirements (and within the defined / agreed constraints)

  • Manage the technical risks and opportunities, including any associated mitigation strategies

What we are looking for - Project Engineering Manager

  • Proven experience of leadership of technical programmes, driving technical delivery alongside team management to create a high-performing team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong working relationships both internally and externally, and to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, across multiple sites.

  • A proven track record of working effectively with suppliers and customers in the UK and overseas

  • Proven experience and knowledge of lifecycle management, risk management, project execution and business processes.

We welcome all applications from suitably qualified candidates