Project Engineer (Vertical Lift)

CXC Global
Yeovil, Somerset
From £28 per hour
Closing date
23 Dec 2022

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Clearance Level
Defence, Engineering
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CXC Global EMEA is delighted to be working in partnership with the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defence, space, and security systems. They are engineers, technicians, skilled scientists and thinkers, bold innovators, and dreamers. By joining them, you can help build something better for their customers and for the world. They are looking for a Project Engineer to join them on a 12 month contract. It is a hybrid role, with 2-3 days a week in the Yeovil office and is inside IR35.

The role will report to the Project Engineering Manager and assist the Chief Programme Engineer in strategic proposal development to satisfy platform customer support requirements, ensuring that assigned activities are appropriately coordinated, managed and reported.

Key Tasks include:

  • Leading the development of proposal statements of work (SOWs), providing coordination and leadership to engineering teams representing multiple skill areas, which may include internal and external resources and customers.
  • Exploiting customer-facing opportunities, supporting wider portfolio development and developing future aircraft sustainment concepts.
  • Planning, identifying, and coordinating resources required to support proposal execution.
  • Working with business senior leadership to ensure flow up / flow down of key proposal status information.
  • Providing engineering liaison across UK and US entities.
  • Responding to proposal changes, assessing the impact and negotiating proposed changes to determine modifications to deliverables, resources, costs and schedules.
  • Advocating engineering initiatives, best practices and quality processes.
  • Risk, Issues and Opportunities management

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • A Degree level qualification (or equivalent in-service experience) in Engineering, Systems Engineering, or an engineering related field, with experience in requirements management for systems and / or services.
  • Knowledge of existing UK military air platform customer support arrangements (both FLC and DE&S).
  • Knowledge and experience of the UK MoD customer stakeholder environment.
  • Knowledge of DAOS, MAOS and CFAOS environments.
  • Experience at representing an organisation at Customer Working Groups.
  • Experience in stakeholder management, both upstream and downstream.
  • Experience working in dynamic environments with the ability to 'chart the course' for others to follow.
  • Experience in Project Planning and Management; Excellent SE knowledge and skills, Good IT skills; Excellent Customer Facing Skills.

Security Clearance: This position requires a UK security clearance for which the Government requires UK Citizenship.

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