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Test Engineering Group Leader (Landing Gear Product Knowledge)

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 02/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91019

Excellent Opportunity open for an Engineering Team Leader with Landing Gear Product Knowledge and expertise who is qualified to a minimum of HNC level in a engineering discipline, to come on-board and work for a prestigious Global Aerospace company based in Gloucester. This will be a permanent position with excellent rates on offer as well as benefits. Travel will be required with this role

Role Purpose:

Reporting to the UK Test Engineering Manager and working closely with Customers (internally and externally), you will be responsible for your test team's activities in terms of Quality, Cost and Delivery in support of development and qualification testing the client's Landing Systems landing gears and associated equipment.

Key experience:

The following competencies are essential to perform this role:

  • Landing Gear Product Knowledge & Expertise, Project Management,
  • Experience in ARP4754, with experience in safety and reliability
  • Communication Skills Leadership,
  • People Management Skills, Results Orientated
  • Background of Testing, Problem Solving
  • Multi-functional & Multi-cultural Team
  • Working Experience in Continuous Improvement
  • Qualified to a minimum of HNC level in an engineering discipline is required with the relevant experience in order to be successful in the role.
  • You will be required to demonstrate experience and proven results in a range of engineering activities.
  • Strong programme management, communication and decision making skills are essential to this role, as is your general understanding of finance.
  • Proven experience of coaching and developing others would be an advantage

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of Test Engineers & Technicians to meet agreed Key Milestones and deliverables on time to cost and quality.
  • Robust reporting through associated reviews, Key performance Indicators and Visual Management techniques.
  • Technical, financial and scheduling responsibility for the team's activities
  • Ensuring best practice is used to drive the Test Engineering Department forward
  • Promoting professional and personal development of all the team members
  • Providing a customer and supplier interface on Test Engineering project activities.
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