Portfolio Delivery Engineer - Stevenage

Ref: 1526 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 May 2022
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Location:               Stevenage

Salary:                   Up to £50,000 p/a + benefits (Overtime, bonus, Pension & more)

Hours:                   37 hours per week         

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Portfolio Delivery Engineer to join a world class technical engineering company based in Stevenage. This role will be critical to developing capabilities to help protect national interests and global security. This could be just what you are looking for?

The Portfolio Delivery Engineer will be involved in all aspects of product development, from the early concept studies to series production and in-service support.

Based within the Portfolio Management technical team, you will be involved with and influence the design processes for the entirety of the product Portfolio. This approach takes advantage of Commonality, Modularity, and Reuse in design to deliver ground-breaking capability to our customer, with the best cost and lead time.

You will gain exposure to the whole of the business and influence engineering strategy for the future. This is an opportunity to use innovation and creative problem solving to drive growth into the business. You will develop your career with an outstanding understanding of the business and its projects.

Benefits of working here:

  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged.
  • Light and airy university type campus.
  • Friendly environment!
    • Restaurant, On site Medical Centre, Parking / Easy Access to train station, Coffee Shops & Onsite Shop, Sports & Social Club and More

Typical activities include:

  • Management of engineering issues which emerge to pose a risk, requiring a flexible and creative approach
  • Support the Chief Design Engineer to develop, maintain, and publish portfolio risk register
  • Translation of the Obsolescence Management Strategy into engineering plans to support projects, solving one of the biggest challenges in modern engineering
  • Manage delivery risk awareness - you will establish links with Supply Chain and Manufacturing to provide support where required

Skills and qualifications required from the following:

  • Ideally a degree or Masters in a technical engineering discipline such as Mechanical, Electro-mechanical, aerospace engineering or equivalent.
  • A flexible mindset, be able to tackle problems and develop genuinely innovative solutions for design challenges
  • Ability to understand complex technical problems, often with a high degree of uncertainty
  • Effectively manage your priorities when presented with issues from multiple projects
  • Chartered, or have the desire to become chartered
  • Possesses strong communication skills and enjoy working with a large team from different engineering disciplines
  • The ability to concisely summarise multi-faceted problems and influence, lead, and motivate teams positively
  • Good knowledge and experience of mechanical & electro-mechanical design

You should be able and willing to gain (UK Eyes only) security clearance, potentially to DV level in the future.

Please note: Due to the occasional high number of applications, it can be difficult to reply to everyone. If you haven’t been contacted within 1 working week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. However, thank you for your interest.

Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment. 

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