Project Engineer

Location: Ashford, Kent Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Joe Tomkins Job Published: 16 days ago

Project Engineer required for one of the UKs leading defence/aerospace companies, working on a range of state of the art aerospace and weapon equipment / systems. The position is based in Ashford.

Ideal candidates for this Project Engineer position will have experience as a Project Engineer or Project Manager, ideally within the defence / aerospace domain. Ideally, candidates will also have experience of Product Design or Systems Engineering.

Salary for this position has not been advertised, and will be discussed upon application.

All applicants for this Project Engineer role must be eligible for Security Clearance to SC level.

Key tasks for this Project Engineer role will include:

* Working alongside an appropriate Technical Expert to ensure that projects meet time, cost and quality expectations.
* Project Management for a number of Engineering projects
* Development and maintenance of project plans
* Resource management and de-confliction of competing priorities
* Ensuring that all Design projects are carried out in accordance with company Design Procedures and Regulatory Requirements.
* Production of key Systems Engineering documents through the project life cycle
* Risk Management
* General management tasks to support the Director of Engineering and Chief Engineer

Required Qualifications and Experience:

* Strong leadership and stakeholder management skills
* Able to turn complex requirements in to simple and achievable plans.
* Able to operate autonomously and reactively to changing requirements
* Enthusiastic and committed to the role
* Good IT skills
* Calm, able to work well under pressure
* Good communicator, both written and oral
* Excellent team player
* Experience as a Project Engineer, Project Manager or Systems Engineer
* Experience in a product design environment (desirable)
* Aviation or Weapons domain experience (desirable)
* Engineering Degree (desirable)
* Chartered Engineer (desirable)
* Domain knowledge of Unmanned Aerial Target systems including ground, target and control systems (desireable)


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