Lead Electronic Engineer (Aerospace) - Ford & Stanley

Lead Electronic Engineer (Aerospace)


Are you an Experience Electronic Engineering within the Aerospace Industry? Looking for the opportunity to utilize your skills and knowledge to become a Lead Engineer within a Global engineering organisation?

Ford & Stanley – The Engineering Recruitment Experts are looking to recruit a Lead Electronics Engineer on a Contract basis.

Job Summary:

The Successful candidate will be responsible for leading engineering development projects, responsible for technical and process compliance, recurring and non-recurring costs, adherence to agreed program and project milestones throughout the project life cycle.

  • Leading a multidisciplinary team of engineers across engineering disciplines as appropriate to the program to deliver customer expectations.
  • Responsible for the technical definition of the System/Product:
  • Project Management and reporting
  • Manage definition of Statements Of Work (SoWs) for sub-contract work
  • Responsible for the approval of sub-contractor time-sheets within the project team
  • Process Accountability
  • Ensure project considers Design to Industrialisation (D2I) and Design For Manufacture (DFM)

Principal accountabilities

  • Delivering project(s) to budget and schedule
  • Delivery of products to Safran process which are fit for purpose and compliant with requirements
  • Provision of status reporting and updates to both internal/external stakeholders
  • Ensure Product / System configuration is managed and maintained
  • Manage risk and associated mitigation activities
  • Compiling and collating documentation for Safety of Flight/Certification

Required Skills (Technical Competency)

  • A Degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience / combined education
  • 7+ Years within the Aerospace Industry
  • Experience of the Verification & Validation (V&V) development cycle
  • An understanding of product development process including the interfaces between engineering disciplines, and between Engineering and other teams such as Test Equipment, Operations, Business Development, etc.
  • Planning & risk mitigation ability
  • Delegation & supervision ability
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • An understanding of product design and development costs (Non-Recurring Costs)
  • Must be able to Lead people both onsite and offsite (in an international setting)
  • Competent with IT software tools – MS Office etc
  • Comfortable with presenting to internal/external stakeholders
  • Able to coach junior team members
  • Must be organised and have excellent time & project management skills
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work on own initiative

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