Group Leader of Environmental Testing

£50000 - £57000 per annum + bonus
19 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Aleysha Magnin
Clearance Level
Job Type
Your experience leading large teams in the field of Environmental testing could add immediate vale to this world leading Defence organisation. You will be working in a state of the art complex, surrounded by advanced technologies and innovative individuals.

The role will be responsible for leading a team of specialist engineers, to provide expertise to project and design teams in the field of shock, vibration, climatic and structural mechanical testing, modelling and analysis.

You will have the opportunity to work across all Land, Sea and Air based projects, using your expertise to drive forward the definition and development of complex technical solutions.

Key responsibilities include:

Lead Environmental/Structural Mechanical Test Laboratory and Analysis Teams to deliver work packages as agreed to meet the requirements of the customer
Contribute to the overall department vision and provide clear and positive leadership to the test/analysis group consistent with this vision to ensure staff performance and motivation
Provide technical management and supervision of the Environmental Engineering laboratory infrastructure
Provide technical expertise to projects and sub-contract design authorities on environmental test methodologies, test processes, facilities and instrumentation
Lead the definition of test requirements, development of test specifications and the preparation of complex engineering designs solutions with respect to shock, vibration and signal analysis
Lead, plan and control ongoing test engineering processes and activities and provide technical input to bids for new business
Work across functional and international boundaries to resolve complex technical problems using analytical tools

About you:

Educated to degree level or equivalent experience / Chartered Engineer desirable
Comprehensive understanding of vibration, shock & climatic environments
Experience of environmental test and analysis processes, measurements and instrumentation, ideally within the Defence Sector
Knowledge and experience of field trials, specification development, signal processing, data analysis and dynamic modelling
Experience of environmental defence standards would be beneficial
Strong leadership and people management skills, ideally including technical supervision of test laboratories
Good Project Management skills and experience


Group Leader of Environmental Testing
£50,000 - £57,000 + bonus, pension, flexible working

Key Skills: Defence, Environmental, Shock, Vibration, Test, Project Manager, Leader, Trial, Analysis, Manager

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 Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

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

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