Delivery Engineer

Recruiter
Navtech Radar Ltd.
Location
Oxfordshire
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Purpose: Due to recent rapid growth an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer has arisen to join the Security Project Delivery team. There are two main aspects to the role, the first is working closely with our team of highly qualified and skilled engineers to manage and deliver radar security solutions globally. The second aspect is supporting the Security Sales team in a technical capacity through the bid process, with customer facing meetings and events. This demanding and reward role reports into the Project Delivery manager and requires high standards of engineering, organisational and customer facing skills. You will be joining at an exciting time, at the start of many major new projects and will have an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of the company as well as further develop your career. The work will be challenging and fast paced. You will need to be a self-starter and consistently motivated to produce work of the highest quality. You must be confident interfacing to colleagues, customers, partners and suppliers in order to get things done and work diligently with limited support. To fit well into the environment, you will be an energetic individual who is used to consistently delivering quality work under pressure. This is a demanding role in a small business and you have the ability to make a very large impact with plenty of scope for personal growth and development. We have created a great culture at Navtech with a small-family feel and are looking for an open, friendly, hardworking person who will fit in. We undertake regular social events and activities, such as a ‘sports Monday’, cycle rides, walks in the local area, summer BBQ’s and pub socials. The working environment is tight-knit, and being a small business, teamwork is a key aspect to our dynamic. The role is offered at our Headquarters which are located in the countryside close to Oxford. Experience of radar is not necessary, as full product specific training will be provided. The role will be based at our offices in Ardington, Oxfordshire but you should expect to spend up to 25% of your time traveling around the world. Key Responsibilities: Planning, implementing and reporting on the progress of Security projects (including on site) to meet the project requirements. This includes production of project documentation and reports, planning, system commissioning, system optimisation, configuration, acceptance testing, and customer operations & maintenance training. This is normally performed alongside a systems integration company. Monitoring systems performance, diagnosing problems and proposing/implementing rectification action. Coordinating problem resolution with engineering, software and customer support. Assisting the Product Development Team with field testing of new products Assisting the Sales Team In performing customer demonstrations and site surveys Liaising with clients to identify project requirements as well as designing technical solutions in accordance to those. Working individually or as a team to submit technical sales and/or tender documentation to various project stakeholders in accordance to project requirements and/or tender specifications, policies and procedures. Competences Required: Critical thinking Excellent problem-solving skills Excellent verbal communication skills, high level of integrity and the ability to liaise confidently with the customer in a high-pressure environment. Good organisational skills, ability to plan own work in conjunction with team members and customers Self-motivated and ability to work independently Aptitude for quickly learning new software tools and hardware systems Attention to detail and good written communication skills Good oral presentation skills Knowledge and Experience: At least 2 years engineering experience in a project environment and customer facing role highly desirable. Proven "hands-on" practical experience highly desirable. Educated to HNC Level or higher in an engineering subject. (Experience can be considered in place of qualifications) Good IT skills, Windows, networks, basic trouble shooting. Essential Requirements: Valid British Or EU Passport and current residency in UK Valid Driver’s Licence and a good driving record.