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Naval Systems Engineering Manager

Location: Devon Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Other Benefits
Sector: Engineering Type: Permanent
Contact: Jordan Tozer Job Published: about 1 month ago

Naval Systems Engineering Manager

£60,000 - £65,000 + Benefits


Key Responsibilities

  • As Naval Systems Engineering Manager you will report to the Naval Systems Director.
  • You will be responsible for Line Management of all Naval Systems engineers
  • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures.
  • Coordinate and direct projects with Technical input and expertise.
  • Working with the PM team, make detailed plans to accomplish goals and direct the integration of technical activities.
  • Analyse technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.
  • Recruit employees; assign, direct, and evaluate their work; and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department.
  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.
  • Production of proposal documentation and material necessary for the satisfactory response to customer RFQ/RFP requests.
  • Capture Customer requirements and translate into system designs
  • Prepare System Requirement Specifications and System Design Specifications
  • Prepare Interface Specifications for system and sub-system elements, both internal and external documents
  • Prepare Verification Cross-Reference Matrices
  • Prepare and commission design proving plans and specifications ensuring compliance to the VCRM
  • Conduct design and safety reviews as required
  • Assist with installation and commissioning of systems at customers premises throughout the world (as required in line with business need).
  • Support sales and marketing efforts for Systems business activities
  • Ensure that all documentation related to your work is kept accurate and up to date in accordance with BE EN9001:2000 and AS9100.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience operating as an Engineering Team Leader and Project Technical Leader in the defence and aerospace sector is essential.
  • Experience of effectively working with leadership teams with excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills.
  • A high degree of professionalism, integrity and confidentially.
  • The ability to multi-task and deliver to tight deadlines with the ability to work within an agile, fast paced environment.
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively with all stakeholders to understand diverse and complex requirements.
  • A team-orientated approach with the ability to build effective working relationships with Direct Reports and Leadership teams at all levels.
  • Excellent attention to detail with a proactive attitude and can-do approach.
  • Experience of overseas travel working in complex environments in line with key projects and business priorities.
  • Have the ability to liaise with customers verbally and in writing in an effective manner, producing reports and participating in formal design reviews.
  • Have the ability to fit in and work well both in a team and in working autonomously when required.
  • Degree in Engineering is preferred and/or must have strong knowledge or a technical understanding of engineering level key deliverables.
  • Proficient in performing engineering calculations.
  • SC Security Cleared.
  • Must have previous experience in a similar level position, preferably in a small or medium-sized company and/or relevant business model.
  • Experience of working in ideally the Defence or related sectors particularly in R&D and manufacturing.

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