Systems Integration Engineering Manager – Aerospace Weapons Carriage and Release Systems

  • Job Reference: N6030-505A
  • Date Posted: 24 August 2017
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email: info@gregory-martin.com
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Systems Integration Engineering Manager – Aerospace Weapons Carriage and Release Systems

 

Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company they are looking for a Systems Integration Engineering Manager to lead the Weapons Carriage & Release Engineering team, providing technical direction and decision making in support of project delivery. You will manage internal and external resources to successfully deliver multiple projects and ensure project compliance with internal processes, regulatory and legislative requirements. Developing staff competency and team capability and supporting the aims of other departments will also be key to your role.

The role is highly customer facing and you will be a technical lead for supporting product sales alongside our Business Development & Key Accounts team.

 

As a Systems Integration Engineering Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, electrical or aerospace engineering or equivalent.

Experience of leading aerospace equipment development projects,

Experience of leading a large engineering teams.

Experience of working within a structured LCM framework.

Experience of cooperative working with Project Management specialists.

Experience of concurrent engineering.

Experience of customer and supplier liaison.

 

A strong understanding of mechanical & electrical engineering in the context of aerospace weapons carriage and release equipment.

Demonstrated understanding of the operation and maintenance of military aircraft, particularly fast jets and trainer aircraft.

A clear understanding of military aircraft airworthiness and certification.     

Extensive experience of liaison with customers and aircraft operators.

Good written and oral communications skills.

Experience of the management of aerospace development projects using a diverse supply base.

A good understanding of the financial management of development projects.

A strong understanding of the efficient & robust application of systems engineering methods.

Experience of building & managing large, multidisciplinary engineering teams.

Understanding of the elements of high performing teams.

An analytical approach to problem solving.

Confidence in making balanced, timely decisions.

Further competencies will be provided via the competency matrix, and linked to the relevant job level.

 

As a Systems Integration Engineering Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

Ensure the establishment of clear requirements baselines for all products prior to commencement of design.

Provide technical leadership to ensure creativity, objective concept generation, technical excellence and structured problem solving.

Manage estimation of resource requirements, their procurement and deployment.

Ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with LCM, SOF-E and other internal processes.

Work with Programme Management to ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with technical, cost and schedule requirements.

Lead the active management of technical risks and intelligent risk taking.

Provide progress reports in accordance with the business reporting structure.

Support the Engineering Director in the improvement of efficiency and the development of capability through the use of new tools and processes.

Manage staff deployment to optimise project delivery, staff development and succession planning

Manage staff performance.

Develop team capability by assignment, training, mentoring and coaching.

Ensure that the team cooperates proactively with other departments.

Co-operate with management to meet the employer’s legal duties and take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.

 

Keywords:  Systems Integration, Systems Engineering, Design, Weapons Carriage Release Systems, Aerospace, Concurrent Engineering, Airworthiness Certification, Military Aircraft.

 

Systems Integration Engineering Manager – Aerospace Weapons Carriage and Release Systems

Salary:  Competitive plus large company benefits

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset