Technology Senior Lead Engineer

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Meg Easterbrook

Senior Lead Engineer



A specialist avionics Senior Lead Engineer is needed for a market-leading Aerospace organisation based in Bournemouth. They are looking to employ the lead engineer on a permanent basis, with proven work experience within the aerospace and defence industry. This role would suit a chief/senior avionics engineer who is looking for the next step in their career into a lead engineering position with one of the UK's biggest defence companies.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Senior Lead Engineer will include:

  • This position requires extensive experience and knowledge of aircraft communication, radar and EO/IR systems, so you need to be an avionics expert.
  • Previous working experience of aircraft integration, flight certifying and testing of role equipment's is essential as this is an integral part of the role.
  • Working alongside the big and project managers to ensure work is delivered on time and within budget, and to develop the proposals with the teams
  • Establishing and developing a high performing technology team, and leading from the front.

Applying for this role:

We are looking to hire the best candidate for this senior lead engineer role, so we want someone to tick all the below boxes.

  • Strong and traceable Aerospace/Defence industry experience.
  • Proven work history to suit this role, in either a senior or chief position.
  • 10 years' experience in relevant aerospace role.
  • Experience of integrating an electronic/avionic system on to an aircraft is essential
  • Be eligible to pass SC clearance.
  • Experience in either military or civilian aircraft.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office & design programs
  • Open to working across the UK and abroad to meet the needs of the business.
  • Team player and experienced in man management

Benefits - more information given on application.

  • Competitive annual salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Relocation package can be offered for the right candidate.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced senior lead engineer within the aerospace/automation industry, so please do apply if you are interested & suit the role!

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