Weapons Systems Engineer

Outsource UK Ltd
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Weapons Systems Engineer - Qualification & Certification

A Weapons Systems Engineer is required to work on an eight month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston.

This is an 8 month contract with a leading defence business.

Overview of the Weapons Systems Engineer contract role

A Vacancy exists within the Tornado Weapon System Engineering team. Based at Warton, this team is part of the Tornado, Harrier & General Projects SDR Capability Engineering Team, dealing with all business streams & across all phases of the programme.

The position is required for the qualification & certification for the resupply of various Training Munitions to the RSAF Customer.

Key skills required for the Weapons Systems Engineer

* Appropriate engineering qualification and experience
* Knowledge of typical product design lifecycle
* Knowledge of weapon or weapon related equipment design, qualification & certification
* Knowledge of Tornado
* Able to demonstrate a record of delivering quality engineering
* Good people management skills and experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment
* Ability to build positive and effective relationships with suppliers
* Good communication and influencing skills, drive, initiative and flexibility.

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

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