Engineering Manager

Location: Greenford, Middlesex Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Joe Tomkins

Engineering Manager
Defence / Electronics

Engineering Manager needed for one of the world's leading Defence/Electronics organisations based in Middlesex.

The Engineering Manager will provide technical management of one of more multi-disciplinary engineering teams of 5-20 engineers, delivering research, development and production projects ranging from tens of £k to several £m.

Salary for this position will be discussed upon application. All applicants must be eligible for SC level Security Security Clearance.

Benefits for Engineering Manager:

  • Annual bonus
  • 25 day's holiday
  • Pension Plan
  • Career Progression
  • Private Health Care
  • Dental Care
  • And many more!

Key Responsibilities for the Engineering Manager position:

  • Manage all aspects of one or more research and development projects or the development of one or more complex electronic products.
  • Provide technical direction and exert technical influence, in conjunction with discipline leads and system architects, such that the optimal approach, architecture, design, and toolchain are selected.
  • Supports the Project Management team in the planning and scheduling of their project and works with them to optimise the schedule logic.
  • Oversee the development and design review process, ensuring that all deliverables are of suitable quality and contractual milestones are met.
  • Responsible for the engineering budget on the project and monitors & forecasts effort and cost to completion, in order to identify and address overspend or schedule slip.
  • Works in conjunction with production, production test and supply chain to ensure a holistic "product-level" approach is taken to development to support the needs of multi-disciplinary requirements such as DFM, UPC, product safety and production test.
  • Identifies resource needs in good time for their introduction to the project, working with the discipline leads to ensure that resource requirements are satisfied.
  • Contribute to business and customer reporting, identifying suitable metrics to facilitate the accurate monitoring of project progress.
  • Represents the Company on their project(s) with customers, suppliers and subcontractors in order to ensure an open, constructive and positive relationship.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience for Engineering Manager:

  • Significant experience and background in either:
    • the design and delivery of complex electronic equipment, preferably for harsh environments
    • research and development projects with significant System Engineering content.
  • Evidence of managing the development and delivery of electronic equipment to time and budget, over the full lifecycle.
  • Experience in engineering leadership/management.
  • Experience in one or more engineering disciplines, such as Electronic Hardware, Software, Firmware or Systems Engineering.
  • Excellent teambuilding and management skills with the ability and experience of managing multi-disciplinary engineering teams.
  • Well-developed planning and organisation skills.
  • Experience of DOORS, UML and SysML would be advantageous.

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