Project Engineer

Location
Tewkesbury
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
07 Apr 2017
Closes
05 May 2017
Ref
00067182
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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