Lead Engineer – Defence Research and Development ( IRAD )

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Role: Lead Engineer – Defence Research and Development ( IRAD )
Salary: £60,000 – £70,000
Location: Brighton – East Sussex

Role of Lead Engineer – Defence Research and Development ( IRAD )

You will be responsible for planning and directing ( technical , schedule and budget ) the development and application of products through the early part of the product development life cycle , for Internally Funded Research and Development ( IRAD ) activities . This will cover technology acquisition in all disciplines ( mechanical , electrical and systems ), detailed requirements specification , ensuring adherence to best engineering practices and principals , and design assurance testing

Experience & Skills required for Lead Engineer – Defence Research and Development (IRAD):

A qualified Engineer with extensive experience of being an engineering leader with a flair for innovation and problems solving

Experience of working within the Aerospace / Defence product development industry

Thorough understanding of Manufacturing and Operations and how they relate to the Product development life cycle.

A proven successful track record of managing design based Engineering Development Programs with the following skills ;

Defence / Government Agency experience

Budget planning and management ( Development Project Lifecycle )

Used to working with diverse range of tasks with changing priorities

Able to deal effectively with foreign military and civilian officials , as well as prime contractors and commercial teammates

Specification writing and implementation

Configuration management

KPI performance reporting

If you feel that you meet the brief and are interested in hearing more then please Apply Now

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