Systems Engineering Manager

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    Plymouth, Devon

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    7 months ago

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Systems Engineering Manager

Location: Plymouth


Salary: £60,000 - £65,000pa

A leading design and manufacturing organisation specialising in state-of-the-art surveillance systems within the defence market are seeking a Systems Engineering Manager.

Responsibilities - Systems Engineering Manager

  • The coordination of technical projects with a technical input

  • Accomplishment of goals within the PM team

  • Analyse technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.

  • Recruit employees: assign, direct, and evaluate their work; and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.

  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures

  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.

  • Production of proposal documentation and material necessary for the satisfactory response to customer RFQ/RFP requests.

  • Capture Customer requirements and translate into system designs

  • Prepare System Requirement Specifications and System Design Specifications

  • Prepare Interface Specifications for system and sub-system elements, both internal and external documents

  • Prepare and commission design proving plans and specifications ensuring compliance

  • Assist with installation and commissioning of systems at customers premises throughout the world (as required in line with business need).

  • Support sales and marketing efforts for Systems business activities

  • Ensure that all documentation related to your work is kept accurate and up to date in accordance with BE EN9001:2000 and AS9100.

Skills and Qualifications - Systems Engineering Manager

  • Experience of working in the Defence sectors - particularly in R&D and manufacturing.

  • Experience operating as an Engineering Team Leader and Project Technical Leader in the defence and aerospace sector is essential.

  • Experience of effectively working with leadership teams with excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills.

  • A team-orientated approach with the ability to build effective working relationships with Direct Reports and Leadership teams at all levels.

  • Excellent attention to detail with a proactive attitude and can-do approach.

  • Degree in Engineering is preferred and/or must have strong knowledge or a technical understanding of engineering level key deliverables.

  • Proficient in performing engineering calculations.