Technical Project Engineer, Test & Testability

Recruiter
Cubiq Recruitment
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£45000 - £55000/annum Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Project Engineer, Test & Testability

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits + Pension Scheme + Bonus

Based in Stevenage

Permanent

Our client is a leading Defence supplier who specialise in supplying advanced technology systems to the global market. Employing over 10,000 people worldwide and over 60% in the Technical/Engineering functions, the company is widely considered to be a pioneer in the development of advanced defence technology systems.

The Opportunity

Responsible for collating Test and Testability requirements from all Customers (Internal, Domestic and Export) across the Product Life Cycle.

* Actively lead and ensure optimum Built In Test (BIT) coverage is achieved at system and sub-system level
* Management of Test Coherence across the system
* Responsible for defining the test architecture (test access) of the system in liaison with the Chief System Proving Engineer, Chief Design Engineer , Manufacturing Manager and Customer Support teams.
* Responsible for proposing and recommending, with the Chief Design Engineer, the cost vs. test coverage trade-offs.
* Responsible for the system Testability Modelling in order to partition and assign test targets to the sub systems.
* Support to sub system testability modelling in order to ensure that overall test objectives are achieved
* Working with the manufacturing team define the Special-To-Type Test Equipment (STTE) required to support production
* Actively lead the development of the Test solution to meet all project requirements.
* Defining the project diagnostic and prognostic strategies
* Responsible for the management of Test System obsolescence to optimise upgrade programmes.
* Responsible for producing Statements of Work and plans for activities within their sphere of responsibility.
* Interface with and manage customer expectations throughout the development process
* Responsible for defining and implementing the Test and Testability Policy within a Programme.
* Ensure modularity and reuse objectives are achieved.
* Technically manage internal & external suppliers for delivery of sub-system work packages to time, cost, quality and performance requirements
* Responsible for direct technical supervision of engineers within their team and indirect management of engineers in the extended project team.

This role gives you the opportunity to experience a boarder view of the development and manufacturing process through interaction with systems designers, Chief Engineers and suppliers.There are also future opportunities to become a Team Leader within the Chief Design Engineer (CDE) project teams.

Your key skills should include:

* Ideally educated to Degree level
* Substantial experience of Test, Electrical and Electronic engineering
* Experience of Digital electronics and microprocessor systems
* Experience with Analogue electronics and RF
* Experience with Power Electronics
* Experience of structured Test Modelling techniques
* Understanding of Systems Design
* Understanding of Safety Systems
* Ability to technically manage internal and sub-contract activities
* Strong leadership skills
* Ability to influence and inspire managers and other stakeholders
* Determination and desire to succeed
* Strong interpersonal and well developed communication skills
* Willingness to travel when required
* You need to have the ability to manage internal and external relationships.
* Pro-active

You will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance

Full training and development is given as part of this role.

If you're interested in finding out more about this opportunity and becoming part of this business as it continues to grow, please submit your up to date CV via the link provided and we will contact you shortly for a confidential discussion