Senior Project Engineer

Fareham, UK
20 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We make what matters work. Everywhere you look-from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day-you'll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That's why Eaton is dedicated to improving people's lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We're ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we're committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

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Senior Project Engineer

Your key deliverables:

To act as technical lead for pump projects internally and externally as directed by the Engineering or Project Manager.

To co-ordinate internal and external resources and provide technical leadership to more junior engineers such that projects are delivered to specification, on time and to budget.

To ensure that customer requirements are properly understood and that the design implementation meets these requirements.

To act as the technical point of contact for the customer and to maintain or improve customer relations.

To prepare and review technical documentation in accordance with company procedures, including but not limited to:

Acceptance Test Procedures

Development and Qualification Test Reports


Co-ordination memos and meeting minutes

Test Schedules

Defining and directing development and qualification test programmes, including but not limited to:

Organising the manufacture of hardware and test fixturing

Supervising and supporting test technician and junior engineer activities

Presenting test plans internally and to customers

To authorise estimates on workpackages and the identification of risks with suitable mitigation.

To lead in the preparation of technical proposals. To have the technical understanding and commercial intuition to produce competitive tendering documents.

To lead failure investigations associated with pump product.

To support and champion cost out initiatives throughout the business.

To keep up to date with latest aerospace technology especially that related to aircraft fuel system and general pump performance.

To provide technical direction for future research and development, identifying emerging technologies.

To maintain a well organised project filing system and working environment in line with ELSS.

Are you?

At least five years engineering experience in a relevant professional engineering environment ideally gained in the aerospace or equivalent high technology industry.

Experience leading a small technical team.

Experience generating and reviewing technical documentation.
Familiarity liaising with customers.
Experience presenting at internal and external technical reviews.

In depth knowledge of fluid pumping technology .

Fluency in MS Office suite, particularly Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

Proven ability to work well within a team and on own initiative.

Experience in utilising Design For Six Sigma Methodologies


Engineering degree or equivalent

What Eaton offers?
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package (/you can list the benefits here/)
  • Contract in fast growing global company
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Great promotional opportunities - We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible
  • Excellent working environment - safety and ethic are really important for us

(Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening. - if applicable)

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