Lead Engineer

Job title : Lead Engineer
Location : Buckinghamshire, England
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £58000 - £62000 per annum + + Package
Salary high : 62000
Salary low : 58000
Reference : JH1001_1629107016
Job Title: Lead Engineer
Location: Buckinghamshire
Salary: £58k - £62k

Piper Maddox have been engaged by a renowned, innovative and award-winning aviation electrical systems producer that specialise in the design and development of on-board energy systems for the leading aircraft manufacturers around the world. The firm has been growing from strength to strength where sales in 2020 reached 16.5 billion euros despite the global pandemic. After being ranked no.1 in Forbes's 2020 list of world's best employers for its sector they are now seeking an experienced Lead Engineer to join the team in Buckinghamshire on a permanent basis. You will support the business by leading a cross functional team to deliver client projects successfully.

As a Lead Engineer you will…
Lead a multidisciplinary team of up to 10 engineers to deliver and meet client expectations
Manage high-speed motor design projects up to £3m in accordance with budget
Lead technical root cause analysis and successfully mitigate risks
Oversee and approve various designs and technical proposals in relevant projects
Manage the sourcing and costing of both material and labour costs to budget and schedule
Building strong working relationships throughout the whole company including Operations, Business Development, Supply chain, Quality etc..
Mentor less experienced engineers to support their development
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The Ideal Candidate must have…
Experience with commercial product development
Experience leading motor design or high-speed rotating machinery projects with over £1m budget
Confident in communicating across all areas of the business
Experience leading a team within the Aerospace or Automotive industry
A degree in a related discipline such as mechanical or aerospace engineering or equivalent experience combined with education
A good understanding of a variety of development and design processes
Must be self-motivated and able to work autonomously
Ability to work well under pressure

Desired but not essential…
Good understanding of Airworthiness requirements and Certification processes
Familiar with relevant engineering Software
Direct experience in the development of generators or electric motors for aircraft

If you feel like this could be the challenge for you then I'd love to give you some more details. Hit apply or get in touch now!
James Holmes - 0117 205 0122


Piper Maddox is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.