Project Engineering Lead

Recruiter
Ceema Technology Recruitment
Location
Basildon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
1140586801
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our market leading client based in Basildon is looking for a Project Engineering Lead to support Electronic Warfare projects within the EW Electronics line of business on a permanent basis. This lead role will be primarily focused on engineering development activities, providing team management, technical direction and leadership in conjunction with the Chief Engineering for EW/CEMA systems and products.
The successful candidate will also be required to support business winning opportunities within the business group for related development projects and export customers, as well as be responsible for the Engineering technical solution, schedule and budget and engineering milestone adherence.
The PEL will also be responsible for creating and owning the Engineering Management Plans and ensuring that the Engineering aspects of the projects are delivered in accordance with Company Life Cycle Management process, company and legislative standards and be responsible for the planning and managing the maturity design reviews.

Work with the EW IPT to deliver:
*Candidate concept solutions including the results of any de-risking studies, and a design solution that maximises the re-use of existing 'resources', is producible, robust and works in its environment, i.e. is fit for purpose.
*Management of multi-disciplined Engineering teams, ensuring that roles within the teams are clearly defined.
*Establish and maintain good lines of communication across the Engineering IPT and upwards to the IPT lead.
*Management of the Engineering technical quality, schedule and budget, and identify technical risks and mitigation strategies.
*Support the management of Suppliers and project Make or Buy decisions as required, as well as inputting to the Project Cost Review Board (PCRB) process for UPC management.
*Managing upward reporting and management of Customer expectations in line with agreed solution, and control project configuration and change management.
*Ensure effective implementation of the company's Lifecycle Management, including Design & Gate Reviews and Processes, to agree qualification & acceptance criteria and design certification and to validate and meet targets for development of design maturity.
*Be responsible for all engineering aspects of the monthly Project Performance Reviews, and ensure that the design rationale is documented.
*Work with Engineering Function management to ensure a capable and resourced team is deployed to execute the work packages, and ensure compliance with Regulatory and Safety Standards.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
*Degree qualified (or equivalent) in an engineering or related subject.
*Good understanding of SDR's, RF Design, ECM and EW products is desirable
*Good problem solving ability, and good schedule and budget control.
*Good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
*Strong leadership competency but also can demonstrate team working skills.
*Knowledge of engineering lifecycle and business processes.
*Good MS Project skills, and competent in the use of enterprise resource planning systems (for example SAP)

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