Lead Requirements Engineer

£40000 - £55000/annum £40,000 - £55,000 + Full Relocat
10 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to be a part of a company that is experiencing extensive international growth? The business are a global engineering business supplying bespoke engineered products and engineered solutions to some of the largest manufacturing companies and defence contractors worldwide.

The business are recruiting a wide range of engineering roles across the UK and Europe and as such are looking for engineers that have experience with rotating equipment, power transmission, drive units or industrial gearboxes.

Our Client:

With a UK based Head Office, the company has been trading for over 120 years and has over 1000 staff members worldwide working across 25 global sites. There are seven manufacturing facilities, one situated on every continent. The company focuses on industrial gearboxes, power transmission, rotating equipment and drive units supplying every major sector. The company is going through sustained growth and offers an excellent career opportunity to help drive this organic growth across the world.


Acting under the direction of the Engineering Manager, to work flexibly within the Engineering team on the assigned gearbox requirements engineering planning, definition and management activities including generation and control of technical specifications. The scope of the Requirements Engineering task will include specification of transmission and other supporting sub systems and equipment such as couplings, bearings, instrumentation, lubrication systems and test equipment for example.

This role will be responsible for managing the small team of Requirements Engineers. They will define the processes to be utilised for the requirements capture and generation of technical requirements, documents and specifications. These processes will be included in the Engineering Management Plan.

You will be responsible for:

Requirements definition and capture for geared transmission systems and associated sub-systems & components.
Requirements definition for test equipment and procedures for gearboxes and associated sub-systems & components.
Interpretation and comprehension of customer requirements.
Work with, manage & support other team members (role will have 2 direct reports).
Role Requirements:

At least 5 years in a relevant systems engineering/requirements management role ideally in a custom mechanical product engineering environment.
Understanding of product requirements capture and control methods.
Relevant software literate, e.g. DOORS.
Preferred, (but not essential) Requirements:

Involved with heavy automotive transmissions or similar machinery, ideally in the defence sector.
Strong understanding of systems engineering and requirements management approaches

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