Senior Development Engineer - Defence Products Engineering

43000.00 - 53000.00 GBP Annual + GBP43000 - GBP53000/annum + bonus and bens
05 Sep 2017
03 Oct 2017
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Senior Development Engineer - Defence Products Engineering

Salary Range: GBP43,000 to GBP53,000 depending on depth of experience)

Location: Shrewsbury

Travel: Up to 15%

Benefits: 12% Bonus

26 Days Annual Leave


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There is an exciting opportunity to join our client's Defence Products Engineering Programme team who are responsible for supporting projects in the military sector.

They are looking to recruit a Senior Development Engineer specialised in Core Engine Mechanics to be part of an enthusiastic multi-functional team working at the fore front of Engine, transmission and Power Pack Solutions for multiple Ministry of Defence programmes throughout Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia.

The major focus of the job is to deliver 'technical excellence on time' by communicating technical information & solutions in a concise and accurate manner and accepts that decisions taken may impact project deliverables/product reputation.
As Senior Development Engineer you would be responsible for:

* Creating and executing test evaluation programmes, and producing detailed reports, including all relevant calculations and analysis and/or presentations as required.
* Providing guidance and direction on the project/product to less experienced engineers.
* Identifying critical characteristics, conducting system FMEA's, attending design reviews and project reviews as required.
* Liaising closely with suppliers and customers to achieve high quality, cost effective product.
* Communicating technical information to customers, team members, suppliers and other business units.
* Assisting in Planning, resource profiling and costing verification and validation elements of Engineering Programmes.

The ideal Senior Development Engineer must possess the following skills:

* Sound knowledge of diesel Engine, Transmission & Power Pack operation.
* Experience of Military Vehicle applications.
* Engineering degree OR HND with experience and excellent analytical skills.
* Good team working skills with leadership potential.
* Self-motivated and energetic with good communication skills and to be prepared to present to and have discussions with customers and suppliers.
* Ability to deliver work to clearly defined plans within tight timescales.
* Be prepared for travel Globally (approx. 15%) working on military projects.
* Flexibility to handle multiple priorities and prepared to accept responsibility for area of experience and expertise

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