Project Engineer

£40000 - £50000 per annum
07 Apr 2017
05 May 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is looking to recruit a Project Engineer.

Primary Responsibilities:

- To generate requirements specifications for new electronic systems and sub-systems and updates to existing equipment
- To plan projects, monitor their overall progress, manage risks, resolve issues and initiate corrective action as appropriate to deliver system and subsystem designs in accordance with the defined requirements.
- To manage project budgets and internal/external resources to ensure timely project execution.
- To generate design verification specifications/procedures
- To ensure that project deliverables are to the appropriate levels of quality, on time, within budget
- To ensure that manufacturing technical data packages (i.e. bills of materials and other related documents/information) are generated in accordance with the defined requirements
- To manage the configuration of key items/documents and their life cycles by means of engineering changes, concessions, etc in conjunction with corporate configuration management resources
- To set reasonable, challenging and clear expectations for those resources under his/her control and to assume accountability for the same.
- To proactively report both internally and externally, current and anticipated progress against agreed project milestones.
- To define and collect metrics tracking project progress for dissemination to key stakeholders to determine whether the deliverables are acceptable.
- To work closely with other parts of the company to meet agreed project timelines and customer expectations.
- To report on lessons learned.
- To provide input to bid activities including the estimation of costs of future projects.
- To ensure that design/development activities adhere to, and to engage with corporate staff to proactively contribute to the evolution of, the company's ISO9001 related procedures and policies.

Education, Qualifications & Experience:

- Substantial electronic product development experience, preferably in a defence and security technologies context
- Significant experience in an electronic engineering capacity, including leading and overseeing projects
- A relevant technical university degree or suitable combination of academic qualifications and relevant experience and skills.
- Demonstrable experience of project management in an electronic engineering environment with a track record of delivering to time and budget in a similar role.
- Strong interpersonal skills combined with experience of leading teams and managing cross functional relationships, including those with customers and suppliers.
- Familiarity with manufacturing of electronic products in small to medium volumes
- Ability to work independently, often under pressure and against deadlines
- Strong decision making, analytical and problem solving skills and sound judgment
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English is essential
- Eligible for a UK Security Clearance
- Full UK driving licence

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