Senior Project Engineer
Our client are a global manufacturing business who are looking for an experienced Senior Project Engineer for their growing site based in Bristol.
Main responsibilities for the Senior Project Engineer are:
- To be the Team Leader on one or more major research projects accountable for their on-time, on-cost, on-quality delivery.
- Conduct research within specific technology projects, supporting delivery to schedule and budget.
- Development in materials, design, manufacturing and verification; thus identifying opportunities for improvement and new approaches that maximise efficiency and deliver differentiating aerospace manufacturing solutions.
- Document research and development activities in technical reports, memos, procedures, specifications and presentations. This will be completed to the highest standard.
- Work as part of a multi-functional teams including design, manufacturing engineering, quality assurance, operations and HSE. Develop processes, working closely with the business units to ensure successful implementation within the manufacturing businesses.
- Support the creation of a culture of innovation whilst being responsible for the creation and recording of intellectual property, supporting the technology team meeting and surpassing site targets in delivering world-class, differentiating solutions.
- Support bids, proposals and funding applications, internally and externally for government funding, collaborations or joint ventures. This shall include the planning, scheduling and costing of new work packages and technical activities. This will involve liaison with business development, commercial and operations teams.
ProfileThe role requires an innovative individual who is passionate about engineering. The individual will be able to generate and develop new technology concepts to support business and engineering targets.
- Degree-qualified (or suitably experienced) engineer with a drive to work in delivering new technologies into the current and the next generation of aircraft.
- Holds, or would consider working toward CEng status or equivalent professional registration with a reputable and relevant institution.
- Experience within the Aerospace sector
- Has fundamental knowledge of material properties, metallurgy principles, destructive and non-destructive testing methods, failure modes and analysis techniques. Experience in applying these is preferred.
- Has background knowledge of a diverse range of fabrication/processing, inspection, assembly and automation techniques. Detailed knowledge in one or more areas is preferred.
- Has a general understanding of the whole manufacturing value chain, from materials through to design, manufacture and testing.
- An appreciation of composites and considerations for design and manufacturing composite/metallic components would be an advantage.
£30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience