Senior Project Engineer

Dexters Recruitment Ltd
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • System authority for all new developments and product derivatives.
  • Familiar with Nationally Recognised Test Laboratory (NRTL) standards and CE Mark criteria.
  • Manage and conduct internal and external EMC, Environmental and Functional test programmes.
  • Generate innovative product design solutions to comply with the Statement of Work and budgetary targets.
  • Create, review or manage externally subcontracted circuit and PCB design work.
  • Create, manage and publish design, BOM, project and test documentation in accordance with company, customer and BS standards.
  • Produce project time plans to ensure successful delivery of development and test programmes.
  • Create, review and approve Product Test Specification in accordance with company procedures.
  • Provide technical support to Design Engineers ensuring knowledge and experience is transferred through mentorship.
  • Generate and control project specific deliverable documentation.
  • Liaise with suppliers and customers, establish lead times and maintain quality standards.
  • Prepare cost estimates of NRE work, Test programmes, product costings and technical response documents to support Sales with bid activities and proposals to customers.
  • Actively create, initiate, support and implement Drawing Office Procedures, maintain company Document Release and Engineering Change Request procedures.
  • Work towards personal and developmental SMART Objectives.
  • Work with the PMO department to feed them key information on project time scales and arising issues.
  • Assign, create or verify part numbers and descriptions on the SOW before they are signoff by other departments
  • Review and sign off ECR?s and Release Record?s as Engineering System Authority
  • Create and own Block Diagrams in support of the design process.
  • Produce or oversee the creation of Project specific documentation as required on larger military style project

  • HNC or BEng in Mechanical Engineering, with a minimum of 5 years? Experience.
  • A basic understanding of modern design practices, manufacturing processes and their costs drivers.
  • Experience in working in a regulated industry, understanding data storage criteria and handling sensitive information up to UK Secret.
  • Maintain a continuous assessment of new technologies and procedures which may be appropriate to be incorporated into future products and processes to enable company growth and development.
  • Advanced understanding of Communications, Computer, Server and Client IT equipment.
  • Ensure and consolidate the growth of the technical ?know-how? within the department is shared and constantly increased.
  • Excellent Authoring and Proof-reading skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Understanding of company practices and procedures as laid down in the Staff Handbook.
  • Understanding of quality standards and systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office Suite in particular Word, Excel, Project, Visio and PowerPoint and Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics.
  • Ability to supervise and work as part of a team or independently under minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of documented business systems. E.g. ISO:9001:2015.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Understand the impact of design decisions on cost, timings and production build.
  • Have a general interest in IT equipment and uses in the secure and rugged markets.
  • Proven knowledge of UK & US Military EMC and Environmental Test Standards, E.g. Mil Stan 810, 461 & Def Stan 59-411, 00-35.
  • Knowledge of all UK TEMPEST standards, Inc. SDIP55, SDIP 27 & SDIP 29.
  • Able to work with good attention to detail to produce concise design documentation and aiming for a ?right first time? approach.
  • Ability to gain DV clearance
  • Driving license desirable
  • Willingness to travel to customer and supplier infrequently

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