Senior Project Engineer

Armada Consulting Group
£40000 - £45000/annum
09 Mar 2018
17 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a cutting-edge designer and leading supplier of fire protection and control, pneumatic, fluid control, thermal management and electro-mechanical equipment and sub-systems due to a strong order book they are looking to add a Senior Project Engineer to the team on a permanent basis.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing NPI heat exchanger and associated projects from receipt of initial requirements through design, development / certification and into initial production in accordance with applicable regulatory, customer and internal requirements. It also requires supporting both general sustaining and in-service (MRO/Aftermarket) activities.

Job Responsibilities:

* Responsible for coordinating and executing overall engineering activity association with NPI projects, including the associated schedule and financial controls. Working with all functions (e.g. Programmes and Project Management, Design, Test, Quality, Manufacturing, Aftermarket etc.) as well as customers and suppliers at all levels.
* Coordination and execution of overall engineering activity association with NPI projects.
* To lead or represent the Engineering function within the IPT. Work with organisational, customer and supplier personnel to achieve the optimum solution. Facilitate the overall design process and be the customer-facing technical representative.
* Thermally design and analyse heat exchanger performance (based on experience / training).
* Interpret requirements and prepare a variety of technical documentation (e.g. compliance matrices, technical proposals, Risk Management, DFMEAs, test reports, Declaration of Design and Performance (DDP)).
* Prepare and present of technical documentation for regular project status and design reviews (e.g. PDR, CDR), making technical decisions on behalf of the company, either internally and/or at customer facilities, in the UK or overseas.
* Prepare development and certification test procedures in accordance with customer and regulatory requirements. Supervising the execution of these test programmes, analyse test data and prepare reports for internal and customer / airworthiness authority approval. Includes witnessing tests in UK and overseas laboratories.
* Create and maintain detailed and summary project schedules, utilising MS Project or other planning tools, ensuring projects are executed to the agreed plan. Identify and track associated resource requirements.
* Prepare and monitor project expenditure, supporting departmental and business level financial control requirements.
* Based on experience, provide technical guidance, supervision and mentoring for Engineering personnel. Deputise for the Engineering Management as required

Key skills and competencies required:
* Experience of product development, creating effective engineering solutions and delivering technical projects to tight timelines and under pressure.
* Excellent analytical and technical reporting skills with a good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential as well as MS Project and/or similar Project Management tools.
* Excellent project management, communication (verbal and written), organisation and co-ordination skills.
* High work ethic & desire to learn and impart learning within the team.
* Able to cope with multiple complex issues and solve problems, with attention to detail, lateral thinking skills. To work on own initiative and as part of a team, having a confident and proactive and flexible approach

Commutable From:
Coventry, Birmingham, Worcester, Northampton, Nottingham, Kettering, Leicester

Key Words:
NPI, Project, Engineer, Manager, Prince, MRO, Aerospace, MS Project, Manufacturing, New Product Introduction