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Senior Weapons Integration Engineer

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £41.38 - £46.38 per hour

Senior Weapons Integration Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Senior Weapons Integration Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to gather and exchange factual technical information, respond to technical enquiries, provide technical explanations, provide advice and technical discussions daily, and be able to manage a small team of direct report engineers if required.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Writing requirements for weapon integration, qualification, interface, or testing
  • Assessing, accepting, and challenging supplier documents
  • Managing weapon test vehicle assets
  • Managing & supporting rig, aircraft ground and flight testing of particular weapons/stores.
  • Writing loading and arming schedules
  • Producing equipment Declarations of Design & Performance (G-DDP)
  • Producing safety assessments for the weapon in the platform environment
  • Answering customer technical queries
  • Producing weapon qualification statements
  • Meeting with customers and suppliers
  • Ensuring all tasks are performed in accordance with Weapons Engineering governance requirements in terms of process, format, quality including the necessary reviews and signatories.
  • To complete all assigned work packages to agreed timescales and budget. Work Packages should not be undertaken without the knowledge and agreement of the Section Leader and an appropriate funding source.
  • Have an awareness of the cost implications of own actions and seek to improve efficiency by questioning relevant processes and work methods.
  • Implementation of effective data filing and traceability on a day-to-day basis.
  • To work within the agreed Quality system identified for the work package they are undertaking.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Educated to a Higher National Diploma (HND) and a willingness to complete part time education to a Degree Level in aerospace engineering or educated in a related technical field.
  • Minimum of four years of experience in the technical discipline.
  • Technical management experience, planning and control techniques would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Typhoon or Tornado and its systems and/or solid background in aeronautical weapon systems interrelations and system integration.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Preston

Rate: £46.38 per hour (inside IR35)

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

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