Systems Engineering Director

CBS Butler
29 Apr 2018
27 May 2018
Alex Bailey
Contract Type
Full Time
Systems Engineering Director


Would you like to work for a global company that pushes the boundaries in Aerospace innovation?

This position is for an engineering professional who has demonstrated domain expertise in the field of Systems Engineering and Design Verification. The position is accountable to the Business Unit (BU) VP Engineering and responsible for the implementation of engineering strategy for people, tools and processes in the given discipline.

The role will lead discipline excellence through processes and continuous improvement to improve the performance, capability and competencies of the discipline.

Skills & Knowledge required:

+ Deep discipline domain knowledge, with experience in the application of the discipline to the entire design life cycle from inception to delivery

+ Experience in managing a discipline engineering team with excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills

+ Demonstrated ability to lead and facilitate progressive change in processes, practices and measures of performance

+ Degree in engineering (or demonstrated expertise/domain knowledge)

+ Understanding and experience of the practical implementation of systems engineering processes including: ARP4754 & ISO15288

+ A solid understanding and significant ‘hands on’ experience of environmental, functional and performance qualification & certification aspects of aerospace equipment & systems.

Your Responsibilities:

+ Lead and manage the functional excellence for the Systems Engineering and Design Verification discipline including: technical leadership; governance; quality of output; recruitment, performance management; professional development; competence; capability; reporting; budgets and KPIs for the discipline engineering team

+ Provide domain Subject Matter Expertise (Mechanical, Fluids, Avionics & Electrical) input into Integrated Project Teams and Product Development Teams

+ Own and action a functional People Plan to address, Talent, Recruitment, Succession

+ Ensure the discipline engineering team activities and output complies with company & legislative procedures, specifications and industry best practice

+ Ownership, delivery, development, deployment and maintenance of discipline engineering policy and processes which enable effective and efficient delivery of development programmes and for implementing System Design Review lifecycle practice

+ To develop and ensure consistent methodologies and tools are used throughout the discipline in line with the BMS process frameworks and the Engineering strategy

+ Identify areas for coordinated improvement, to improve engineering skills, processes, and knowledge for the discipline

+ To be the point of escalation; provide governance through approval/authorisation of deliverables and to provide Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE) signatory for the discipline

+ Secure external discipline service providers for work package outsource opportunities

For further details, apply now!

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