Senior Engineering Manager

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  • Location:

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 2 years ago

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Senior Engineering Manager

Would you like to play a pivotal role leading an Engineering team in the delivery of Complex Systems across high profile in-build and in-service submarine programmes?

As an Engineering Manager, you will be leading a team whilst ensuring technical assurance is achieved. You'll be the engineering lead for Platform Complex Systems technical issues that cross the in-build and in-service programmes. This remit will include responsibility for engineering management of the Complex Systems Portfolio which includes Complex Systems such as Platform Management Systems (PMS) of the submarine. The role involves systems supplier management, integration, safety and security case management, diagnostic and troubleshooting capability and setting of Complex Systems strategy.

This role will provide you with the chance to grow your own team and activities on some of the most complex technology in the defence industry. The role will also enable you to influence across multiple disciplines and stakeholder groups at multiple stages of the engineering life cycle to deliver the solutions.

Your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Development of Complex Systems business strategies

  • The provision of support to Complex Systems including PMS

  • Providing expert on-call support and leadership for emerging issues for the Complex Systems related incidents (nationally and internationally)

  • Responsibility for maintaining configuration control over the Complex Systems design documentation following handover from in-build to in-service

  • Responsibility for document records and retention, upkeep and maintenance of all design services documentation in relation to the design and design amendments

  • Mentoring and developing others to support the Platform Complex Systems business growth

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineering Manager

  • A software/ electrical/ control systems engineering background with working technical knowledge of your discipline

  • An awareness of safety compliance or willingness to develop this skillset

  • Chartered Engineer or holding the equivalent experience

  • Engineering leadership experience

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for an organised, thoughtful and diligent individual with the leadership, management and technical skills, to both influence and drive focus in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Engineering Function. This will, in turn, enable the business to deliver its programmes to schedule, cost and quality.

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.