Job posted10 OctChief Engineer (Systems Engineering)

  • Location: Luton
  • Salary: Please enquire
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
  • Closing Date: 17/10/2019

Job description

Chief Engineer (Systems Engineering)

A Chief Engineer with Systems Engineering experience is required to work on a permanent role with my defence client based in Luton.

Overview of the Chief Engineer (Systems Engineering) Permanent

  • Approve products as the board signatory and EU responsible person for technical declarations.
  • Be responsible for assisting in implementing the establishment, deployment and management of the engineering Product Governance policy and process into electronic warfare, including capability and competency development of staff.
  • Be responsible for assisting in ensuring that the products are developed through suitable engineering processes, are compliant with legal requirements, producible, are tolerably safe, are fit for purpose and reliable in their intended environment.
  • Be responsible for product engineering quality through monitoring and consideration of corrective action, to assure that the products are compliant with legal requirements, producible, are tolerably safe, are fit for purpose and reliable in their intended environment.
  • Monitor the engineering governance process
  • Delegated by the Chief Engineer (Design Integrity) as the independent safety and technical authority for a sub-set of products. Will accept delegated authority to certify product designs on behalf of the Board, including those contracted under the Regulatory Articles (DAOS).
  • Following appropriate training will accept delegated authority to act as "responsible person" for EU Declarations of Conformity.
  • Ensure the Design Integrity of Products, either directly or by delegation to an individual independent of the project hierarchy and with the required skills. Monitor the engineering governance process to provide recommendations for corrective action.
  • Work closely with the QA organisation and the Line of Business to ensure that the products are being developed in accordance with the mandated requirements of the Product Development Lifecycle, compliant with contractual and legal requirements, are tolerably safe, and are fit for purpose.
  • Assure that any statement with respect to product compliance made on behalf of the Company, is independently verified.
  • Support the Line of Business by providing advice and clarification in planning product compliance, acting as Design Review chair or assessor as appropriate and facilitating access and engagement with appropriate technical expertise. Work towards optimising solutions.
  • Responsible for assisting in the approval, through a Competency Framework, of the System Design Authorities, Product Design Authorities and Design Review Chairs.

Key skills required for the Chief Engineer (Systems Engineering)

  • Support the Line of Business by providing advice and clarification in planning product compliance, acting as Design Review chair or assessor as appropriate and facilitating access and engagement with appropriate technical expertise. Work towards optimising solutions.
  • Responsible for assisting in the approval, through a Competency Framework, of the System Design Authorities, Product Design Authorities and Design Review Chairs.
  • Understand, for a sub-set of the Electronic Warfare Product and Project Portfolio, the Design Approval Hierarchy for each product
  • Work across Line of Business's as required.
  • Ensure a culture of Best practice sharing and knowledge exploitation
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the Engineering Strategic Plan as required.

If you are Chief Engineer with Design Integrity experience looking for a new role either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on mellis@outsource-uk.co.uk or phone 0161 694 9196.

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