Project Engineer

Recruiter
Recruit.Uk.Net
Location
Devon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
04 Nov 2019
Ref
1247761669
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tailored Solutions Project Engineer
Reporting To: Tailored Solutions Team Manager
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (plus relocation expense if applicable)
Location: Devon, UK
Type: Permanent/Full Time, mainly Office based
Industry: Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Simulation & Testing
Start Date: Now
Overview:
Our client is an engineering leader in the Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) industry. They are seeking a talented Engineer to provide technical and project support across their "Tailored Solutions" portfolio (customised products), all the way from requirements-definition phase through to final product-acceptance.
Must-have experience for the suitable candidate includes having a background in (or having deep knowledge of), the GNSS industry; previous hands-on experience of hardware/software design and in particular, having a sound knowledge of R&D practise; project lead/management experience (or project coordination) across a team, together with an ability to successfully liaise between multi-discipline project teams and engage directly with a diverse set of customers.
Role Responsibilities:
* Liaises with sales team and customer to capture, question and understand customer requirements, ahead of proposing appropriate outline technical solutions in conjunction with subject matter specialists.
* Development and ownership of Outline Technical Proposals into the detailed technical content to be provided in the formal Tailored Solution Proposal.
* Provide resource and materials costings for inclusion in the commercial response.
* Act as Technical Project Lead for the development and delivery of customers' solutions and coordinating the support of various specialist team members across the organisation.
* Dependent upon the project type and skillset required, taking the opportunity to act in an individual contributor role.
* Support the Marketing department in expanding the Tailored Solutions team's deliveries to encompass bundled solutions containing, where appropriate, Professional Services, training and third-party elements.
* Being a liaison with Marketing regarding the identification and management of suitable Partners for the provision of specialist services, outsourcing of engineering tasks, adding value to customers via project acceleration or enabling access to other expertise, not available internally.
Skills and Experience Requirements:
* Having a Degree in a suitable technology - ideally GNSS, Software/Hardware (or an RF Engineering specialty).
* More than 5yrs technical experience in an individual contributor role. Ideally, including at least 2yrs technical project-lead experience.
* Requirements gathering and Technical Proposal writing experience, including direct customer engagement.
* Being familiar with GNSS R&D methods and process; GNSS product development and test.
* The ability to grasp an understanding of new technologies and their application, quickly.
* Excellent communication skills are required to liaise across multi-discipline project teams and diverse customers.
* Experience of working on multiple projects simultaneously, with an ability to prioritise work.
* Being comfortable, leading and working in small teams as well as on an individual basis.
* Excellent problem-solving skills, commercial awareness.
* Having a high level of computer literacy with good presentation skills.
* Fluent in written and having excellent verbal English skills

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