Systems Engineer

  • Job Reference: N6030-678A
  • Date Posted: 1 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Gregory Martin
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Project Engineer / Systems Engineer - Aerospace Weapons Systems

Excellent career progression, competitive salary, bonus, flexi time, 12% pension,  flexible benefits, 5 weeks holiday, free parking

Our client is a highly successful global Aerospace company, they are looking for experienced Project Engineers / Systems Engineers at various levels to lead Weapons Carriage & Release Equipment development projects.


They require good systems engineers from a mechanical/ electro-mechanical/ fluid engineering background and within Aerospace. New Product (NPI) experience also essential.


Fast Jet/ Weapons Systems/Weapons Carriage Experience Highly Desirable, Aerospace Essential.


As a Project Engineer / Lead Systems Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Degree in mechanical/aerospace engineering or equivalent.

A strong understanding of mechanical or electro-mechanical engineering, fluid engineering in the context of aerospace weapons carriage & release equipment.

Understanding of the operation and maintenance of military aircraft, particularly fast jets & trainer aircraft.

Understanding of military aircraft airworthiness and certification.     

Experience of liaison with customers and suppliers.

Good written and oral communications skills.

Experience of the management of aerospace development projects.

Understanding of the financial management of development projects.

Understanding of systems engineering methods.

An analytical approach to problem solving.

Confidence in making balanced, timely decisions.


As a Project Engineer/ Systems Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Establishing clear requirements baselines prior to commencement of design.

Define and lead analyses in support of product design.

Lead product design to achieve optimal balance between design requirements such as performance, mass, centre of gravity, safety, maintainability and cost.

Manage requirements verification throughout project execution to successfully demonstrate compliance for a DDP.

Estimate resource requirements, plan projects and report progress.

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


What we will be looking for in you:

You should be confident in working across multi discipline teams including suppliers with great decision making & communication skills. The ability to organise and deliver projects to cost & quality parameters is also essential to this role.


Keywords:  Aerospace, Electro Mechanical, Weapons Carriage Release Systems, New Product Introduction, NPI, Development, Design, Systems Engineering, Project Engineer, Airworthiness, Military aircraft, Mechanical.


Project Engineer / Systems Engineer - Aerospace Weapons Systems

Salary:  Competitive plus bonus and benefits, flexi time

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset