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engineering manager

  • Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Management, Engineering
  • Date posted: 09/11/2016
  • Job reference: J357818A

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Engineering Manager (Submarines) - FTSE 100 organization, £65,000 + Benefits

I am recruiting on behalf of a FTSE 100 Engineering Organization and market leader in through-life engineering support in defence, marine and nuclear engineering. This particular role functions within the in service submarine platform engineering team, providing vital engineering support to the UK's submarine flotilla.

The Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading a team of approximately 120 engineers working on multi-million pound contracts delivering a wide range of engineering outputs across multiple sites.

The successful candidate will be responsible for

  • Delivery and development of the platform engineering design services.
  • The Leadership of the in-service submarine Platform Engineering team;
  • Line management of direct reporting staff;
  • Ensuring alignment of the Design Services and outputs with current and future customer support requirements;
  • Ensuring alignment of the Design Services and outputs with current and future customer support requirements;
  • Ensuring the provision and sustainment of sufficient Suitably Qualified and Experienced Personnel (SQEP) resource to deliver the engineering outputs in the short, medium and long term;
  • The maintenance and development of the team's, technical capability, including the development, coaching, training, sustainment and succession of SQEP;
  • To ensure the continuous improvement and development of the Platform Engineering Design Services (processes & tools).
  • Liaising with the Customer on medium and long term Platform Design Services issues and establishing close working relationships with the submarine support community;
  • Liaising with other submarine design support organisations (MoD, BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, etc) to optimise the delivery of support to in-service submarines;

Ideal candidate;

  • A Chartered Engineer registered with a relevant engineering institute and educated to degree level, or with equivalent qualifications and experience.
  • Notable experience in submarine platform design and or support engineering;
  • The ability to work professionally and objectively at Senior Management level, providing a clear Leadership and delivery focus;
  • Strong communication skills: able to communicate effectively at all levels within the company and with customers;

As a market leading organisation they are looking to appoint a high calibre, career focused individual. If you are looking to progress your career within a progressive organisation contact me on 0117 9309 726 or