Production Platform Engineer (6529)

South Wales
20 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Natalie Clarke
Contract Type
Full Time
The role will place significant demands on your engineering knowledge and experience and will require close liaison and co-operation with the Demonstration Phase Engineering and Trials teams and the Production team. You will be a team player who is prepared to lead from the front and work with a multi-national engineering team and the customer community. You will work across geographical and cultural divides to draw together a comprehensive engineering capability that will derive a balanced system solution.


* Generate and manage the design baselines for Production platform configurations within PDM.
* Manage and support Engineering Change and ensure the effective management of engineering design baselines.
* Conduct compliance assessments and gap analyses.
* Support the manufacturing teams providing engineering domain support.
* Support trials team providing engineering domain support.
* Support the development of Uplift and Retrofit technical design activity.
* Liaise with external, specialist suppliers of military platform systems and sub-systems.
* Prepare material and support for internal and external design reviews.
* Support critical design appraisals throughout the design and development life-cycle.
* Support to the preparation of cost, programme and risk estimates for Production engineering change.
* Provide concise briefings to Production chief engineer.Education/Experience


Degree in Design Engineering or equivalent in an engineering or science discipline

* A proven track record in the design and development of vehicle systems.
* Experience of engineering designs against performance and reliability targets
* Experience of defining and evaluating system requirements.
* Conversant with Computer Aided Design (e.g. ProE) packages for purposes of review and analysis
* Conversant with Windchill Product Data Management System (PDM)
* Ability to liaise with and present information to multidisciplined team members.
* Ability to interpret mechanical design requirements and propose appropriate design solutions.
* Hold or be capable of holding security clearance.
* Willing to travel within the UK and overseas.
* Excellent presentation, verbal and written skills.
* Pro-active, organized and able to plan and project manage time critical tasks.


* A strong background in military vehicle systems engineering.
* Familiarity with current British Army tracked and wheeled vehicles.
* Experience of working within a multi-cultural and multi-lingual engineering team.
* Broad knowledge of standards and legislation applicable to military platforms.

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