In-Service Support Project Engineer

23 May 2017
20 Jun 2017
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client is a leading avionics and defence engineering company in the UK, designing and manufacturing projects for such clients as the UK MOD for military and civil purposes for the last 80 years.

We require a Project Engineer to work as part of a team responsible for modification or new product design for legacy systems, supporting in service products, and working through full lifecycle on overseas contracts. You will provide technical direction and decision making in support of project delivery. Additionally, you will manage internal and external resources to successfully deliver allocated projects.

Job Description

Establish clear requirements baselines prior to commencement of design or change activity.
Define and lead analyses in support of system design, integration and change assessment.
Actively contribute to and/or lead defined aspects of the project to achieve optimal balance between requirements, schedule and cost.
Manage requirements verification throughout project execution
Estimate resource requirements, plan projects and report progress
Work with Programme Management to ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with technical, cost and schedule requirements
Manage customers and external suppliers to ensure compliance with agreed processes and achievement of project objectives.

Qualifications and Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or equivalent relevant experience
A strong understanding of systems engineering in the context of aerospace systems and equipment
Understanding of mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanical, fuel and hydraulic principles and systems.
Aftermarket / legacy phase of lifecycle experience essential.
Customer Liaison / customer facing experience essential.
Team leader/management experience, including development of junior engineers.

Job Title:In-Service Support Project Engineer
Location:Dorset, South West
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:LF/HQ 13066


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Nationals. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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