Head of Function - Electrical (Electrical Design & Systems Inst

Recruiter
Assystem UK Ltd
Location
Preston
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Function - Electrical (Electrical Design & Systems Installation)
Preston or Bristol
Permanent
Excellent Salary & Benefits

The Head of Function will be working within the Mechanical, Electrical Manufacturing and Tooling Engineering Department at Assystem Technologies UK. Their key responsibilities include; managing technical governance, deploying appropriately skilled resourcing, determining functional strategy and providing technical direction to projects.

In this role the individual reports into the Chief Engineer and is responsible for the integrity and application of skills in the Electrical Design Function through the technical development of resources assigned to the Mechanical, Electrical Manufacturing and Tooling Engineering Department within Assystem Technologies UK. In addition, the Head of Function plans any required capability development required to adapt to the evolutions in the market within their discipline.

The Head of Function is responsible for discharging Technical Governance responsibilities, where this has been delegated by the Chief Engineer.

Key Skills:

• The applicant will need to be a leader in electrical systems and installation design within the Aerospace, Space, Defence, Automotive or Industry environment with evidence of delivering of multiple, large fixed price contracts across the product life cycle.
• Demonstrate experience in multi-site, multi-function technical leadership, have a passion for technical excellence and employee development
• Evidence of a strong technical background in Aerospace, Space, Defence, Automotive or Industry for electrical and electrical installation design.
• Demonstrable experience in innovation and delivering strategic objectives.
• Quality and requirements management experience with a strong quality assurance background and a continuous improvement focus.
• An effective leader, communicator, able to motivate and inspire the delivery teams

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

• Considerable experience within the Electrical Design discipline
• Degree qualified in an Electrical / Mechanical Engineering discipline.
• Member of a chartered body

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