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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £41.90 - £46.90 per hour

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Purpose

Senior Systems Engineers are responsible for managing technical project activities to ensure co-ordination and delivery of engineering projects to agreed timescales, budget and quality/performance levels.

As such, a Task Manager is seconded to an engineering project for its duration with direct responsibility on project matters to the PTM.

This is a delivery focused role, providing technical management across a range of engineering activities. The scope will vary according to the size and complexity of the individual contracts.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Facilitate and manage engineering launches and scoping sessions including the production of Engineering Estimate Launch Slides as applicable.
  • Produce engineering estimates detailing scope, resource requirements, risks, opportunities, bought-outs timescales and AE&D’s and assist commercial to understand their basis.
  • Co-ordinate and manage platform level Engineering LCM and Technical Bid Reviews.
  • Work with Customer / Customer agencies (working with the Project Manager)
  • Work with Suppliers (working with Procurement)
  • Work with all internal Engineering Teams supporting the integrated programme.
  • Work with other internal departments (Manufacturing/Production, PM, Procurement, Commercial, Finance).
  • Produce and manage Integrated Level 2 Programmes.
    • Ensure internal and external engineering teams deliver to the agreed schedule. (e.g. Weapons, Structures, Aerodynamics, Flight Systems, Technical Publications, Training, AGE and Specialist Engineering Areas as applicable)
    • Identify programme workarounds when reality deviates from the plan.
    • Constantly seek simple / easier ways of achieving plan objectives and modify plan accordingly.
    • Provide leadership/management to assist in identifying critical paths, priorities and obstacles with the intention of ensuring programme progression.
  • Identify and agree engineering project milestones.
  • Manage delivery of both engineering project and payment milestones to agreed timescales.
  • Produce weekly reports on budget & programme adherence, including progress reviews with respect to SOFTs, timescales, spend and resource issues).
  • Managing overall technical programme risks/opportunities.

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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