Engineering Manager

Ref No. EMP431765
Location High Wycombe, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

Looking to work for an Innovative company? The company not only produce products which are used in some of the most challenging environments in the world but have a number of awards under their belt!

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Engineering Manager , Leadership, Electronics, Software, Systems

The Job

Introduction

Looking to work for an Innovative company? The company not only produce products which are used in some of the most challenging environments in the world but have a number of awards under their belt!

The company believe in values which they promote across their business UK wide, and are a strong believer in a work life balance, offering flexible working and a range of benefits!

"Brilliant Company - Only getting better"

"Work Life Balance -Flexible working times. Lots of charitable events and fundraising for multiple charities. Strong supporter of Employee well-being, mental and physical health. Big Investor in training and development for their employees" Glassdoor Jan 2019 entry.

The Job

The company has an existing opportunity for an Engineering Optimisation Manager to ensure that projects across the business portfolio are developed to, and comply with the required standards and procedures, in the most cost-effective manner. This includes ensuring that the business projects are developed with an appropriately tailored level of governance and assurance as well as the development of engineering process & procedure optimisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the development of appropriate project Engineering Management / Design Review Plans to ensure the correct level of tailoring is applied and increase the quality of Design Reviews across the division (this includes chairing Design Reviews).
  • Independently audit the design maturity and design review status of projects, to ensure that they are progressed in line with the Design Review Plans
  • Identifying, developing and implementing new or appropriate process and procedure improvements, to meet current and emergent engineering requirements to support the business strategic vision and engineering best practice with the aim to increase engineering efficiency.
  • Providing an independent project design maturity and compliance assessments, throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Ensuring projects designs include considerations for all relevant factors such as security, safety, design for manufacture and human factors.
  • Managing design assurance corrective actions, where project issues are identified and ensure a systematic lesson learned process is followed.
  • Monitoring that adequate and appropriate skills are deployed (incl SDA allocation) in project development and design reviews.
  • Ensuring that the engineering tools and facilities (including Laboratories) are optimised (e.g. licence costs minimised), efficient and well maintained. This will include managing the annual CapEx budget.
  • The Engineering Optimisation Manager is also expected to perform other roles, such as SDA or PEL as required.

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, adaptable to change, proactive and with good leadership and inter-personal skills
  • Batchelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Solid previous experience of the whole development lifecycle (as PEL or SDA) within a defence environment with up to date knowledge of Engineering best practices, methodologies, processes and tools;
  • Proficient with MS Office (Visio, Project, Word, Excel), DOORS, Windchill, IFS.
  • Occasional requirements for travel within the UK or abroad for liaison with other businesses, the Customer or End User.

All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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