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Project Chief Engineer

Ref no. BHN550440
Location Cwmbran, Wales
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

I am currently recruiting for a Project Chief Engineer for an exciting aircraft interiors company based in Cwmbran.

Key skills required for this role

Project Management, programme management


Experience leading projects

Job description

Project Chief Engineer
Are you interested in working at the business end of Aerospace, where airline brand meets innovative passenger experience? Then your next opportunity could be with an industry award winning, premium designer and manufacturer of First and Business Class seating and technology.
We are unique within aerospace, as we interface with both the world's biggest airlines and airframers alike, with the largest seats portfolio of all seats suppliers. One day you could be liaising with one of the world's largest airframers, and the next, some of the biggest airline brands around the world! In the UK, Safran Seats specialises solely in the First Class and Business Class seating markets for wide body aircraft, with industrial and engineering teams.

Due to a growing business portfolio and product demand, we have a new opening for a Project Chief Engineer to join our engineering team in Cwmbran. This is an extremely busy role, working with dynamic and complex programmes for high end users.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities;
Responsible for multiple projects, leading the project engineering team to both, achieve and
also demonstrate, compliance with the technical objectives of the project
Lead and manage a team of Engineering Project Leads
Work closely with the heads of other engineering functions to:
Use a systems approach to ensure capture all project related requirements
Carry out validation and verification to ensure all requirements are addressed in the final
Manage product development in line with the Business strategy
Generate and maintain Engineering RFQ data to support the Bid process
Resource management for Engineering team
Manage product requirements
Responsible for the technical excellence of the project
Generate and maintain customer Product Specifications
Support the Head of Project Chief Engineer Office in:
The introduction and maintenance of robust processes to ensure successful product delivery
Complementary Description
Our in-house design studio co-creates the most innovative experiences in the sky with our airline customers and partners. Our dedicated engineering, production and in-service support facilities are integral to delivering a high-end quality product that we keep flying throughout the life of programme. We are fully supported by a wide team of support functions, from HR to Finance, to Business Development and Planning and Logistics, our team is built to give an end-to-end capability in house in the UK.

We focus on:

Our people
These are our four People Fundamentals that underpin everything we do at Safran:
* We believe in and fostering the conditions for diversity and inclusion to thrive
* We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
* We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
* We encourage collaboration and mutual support between you and your colleagues
So you'll be supported every step of the way!

Job Requirements
Educated to Degree level in Engineering as a minimum
Experienced within project management, delivering programmes and aware of project life cycle
People management experience

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