Principal Through Life Engineer

Syntech Recruitment Limited
Uxbridge, UK
15 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Through Life Engineer

·Exceptional benefits


·World class Electronic Manufacturing company

·Healthcare plan

We currently have a terrific opportunity for an experienced Senior Through life Engineer to join a prestigious business near Wembley, London

Purpose of Role

You will be the primary technical point of contact for our clients new defence systems, responsible for leading a project team that provides advice and expertise on the resolution of technical issues to our customers. You and your team will put in place procedures that ensure our equipment remains safe and suitable for continued service through its planned lifetime, working closely alongside both our design and field services teams.

Key Responsibilities

Providing a proactive response to emerging technical issues, including customer fault reports and technical queries

Coordinating the project engineering team to develop a solution that is technically and commercially acceptable

Enacting programmes of inspection and preventative maintenance

Ensuring that customer equipment remains safe and suitable for continued service

Seeking opportunities to improve the in-service delivery performance of our Torpedo Defence Systems

Coordinating and cooperating with the field support team to conduct ship surveys and commission equipment

Implementing change requests to documentation

Highlighting resource conflict or constraints to engineering management

Producing estimates for new engineering work (e.g. redesign) and planning the work.

Skills, Qualification and Experience

A reliable and trustworthy individual, with a logical approach, you will have:

A relevant Bachelor's or higher degree, or equal professional experience.

Significant experience as a senior engineer within the In-Service phase of the lifecycle

Provided leadership, and worked 'hands on,' during integration, testing and system commissioning

Demonstrated the ability to plan and execute support tasks on complex projects

Shown the ability to work under tight time constraints, in challenging contexts

A background working with maritime equipment. An understanding of underwater warfare systems would be a bonus.

Demonstrable experience in communicating complicated topics clearly and concisely to technical and non-technical audiences

Personal Attributes

A detail-oriented problem solver, with a passion for supporting the customer, you will:

Thrive under pressure and drive performance to meet tight deadlines

Possess excellent organisational and management skills

Be able to define problem spaces, gather data to establish the facts, and draw valid conclusions

Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of your work

Cooperate well with others to achieve outstanding outcomes

Seek and give constructive feedback, and reflect on performance, to nurture potential within the team

Have a full driving license. This role is office-based with regular travel to customer sites (primarily Portsmouth).

Be eligible for security clearance to at least Security Check (SC) level with no caveats. This role is only open to UK sole nationals due to the security restrictions of the projects involved.

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

Syntech Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment company in relation to this position.

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