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Lead / Senior Project Engineer

Job Reference: HQ31344_1516726262
Location: Oxfordshire
Discipline:/ Design
Salary Range:

£ to per Annum + Negotiable

Job Type: Permanent

Lead / Senior Project Engineer

A world class manufacturer of safety critical components is looking to strengthen its team with the appointment of a Lead Project Engineer.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking business which promotes training & development and further career progression. A market leading benefits package awaits the successful candidate.

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST have the ability to gain SC Clearance to be considered for this position

Benefits on offer:

* 25 days holiday stats
* Health
* Pension Scheme
* Life Assurance
* Free Parking
* Reduced gym memberships
* On Site Canteen

Purpose of Role:

As Lead Engineer, you will be supporting Lead Engineers in the qualification planning, execution, technical project management and problem resolution.

You will ensure the programmes are delivered OTIF and to budget.

The Lead Project Engineer, will manage a team to deliver innovative composite products through the use of design for manufacture, design to cost and design for variability toolsets.

You will test and interrogate rapid prototype parts to mitigate technical risk and ultimately deliver robust components to market.

The Successful Candidate / Skills Required:

* Experience in a similar role in a manufacturing / production environment e.g. Automotive/Aerospace OR similar
* Demonstrable experience in leading projects from "cradle to grave" including NPI
* Experience in the testing of structural composites or components in static and dynamic mode
* Installation and Validation of test equipment

Responsibilities Overview:

* Lead Engineering project teams to deliver New Product Introduction (NPI) milestones
* Support programme delivery OTIF and to Budget
* Be the technical contact for the customer to manage deliverables, requirements and change.
* Ensure hardware and rig availability to meet customer qualification deadlines
* Be responsible for the main project goals and delivering a product into production, meeting target levels of costs, hours, materials and tooling.
* Provide guidance and check Engineer plans, critical features & test reports
* Check/approve definition documentation, test matrix & test plans
* Review test readiness, capability and capacity
* Work with 3rd party test houses, oversee test bed upgrades or new installations
* Create and resolve Failure Reporting & Corrective Action System reports when appropriate

For more information please email your CV to:

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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