Integration Trials Lead - Bristol

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6810 Date Posted: Monday 25 Mar 2024
Integration Trials Lead
 
Location:                 Bristol
 
Salary:                      Up to £48,000 Depending on experience 
Package includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Possible relocation available
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
 
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Integration Trials Lead. The company is an award-winning business that invests heavily in its staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years.
 
As the Integration Trials Lead, you will be responsible for the delivery of the key Wildcat ground integration trials activities being conducted as part of the project's integration programme, consisting of EMC and running the MBDA Wildcat Integration Facility (WIF) in support of project investigation and trials delivery activities.
 
Additional responsibilities of the Integration Trials Lead will include:
  • Preparing, clearing and delivering the EMC & InterOp trials on Wildcat and managing the WIF
  • Management and leadership of a small team in the delivery of these trials activities
  • Working with the FASGW ISV lead to manage the overall route to and through trial in line with the overall Joint Enterprise Schedule
  • Conduct of TNUs and task package management as delegated by the FASGW ISV Lead
  • Leading and Managing the flight trials team’s delivery of their responsibilities
  • Supporting the delivery of the platform EMC programme and the operation of the WIF in support of the integration programme
  • Developing the trial documentation to support the delivery of the platform EMC / InterOp trials programme
  • Supporting the conduct of the EMC programme – Opsense operation
  • Operating the Filton WIF (weapon integration facility) in support of trial preparation, analysis prep, investigation, etc
  • Providing support into the conduct of the flight trials programme where required (trials support, data analysis, incident investigation etc)
  • Providing support into IRAD programme activities – early phases of Sea Venom surface launched applications.
 
Integration Trials Lead Experience required
  • Experience in leading/managing trial activities
  • Experience in leading/managing a team of engineers
Experience of working in one of the following environments:
  • System Integration
  • Design Proving and Trials
  • Electronic design/test
  • Equipment Trials
 
The job will involve travel within the UK with opportunities to travel abroad likely to be available.
 
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