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Engineering Lead – Technical Authority
Company Profile: Our client is a leading manufacturer of Solid-State, Free Electron Technology and Photonics-based products, supplying key components and systems to a diverse range of markets.
Job Location: Essex
Job Position: Engineering Lead - Technical Authority
Reporting To: Head of Projects
Job Status: Permanent Staff Position
Context and Purpose:
This Engineering Lead - Technical Authority will work directly in the Technical Authority Team in partnership with the wider project team to provide support & expertise on the various activities of a CCD and CMOS design, development and manufacturing project. The Engineering Lead will focus on learning within the role whilst carrying out engineering tasks, technical authority activity & solving hands on technical problems. The Engineering Lead will have internal & external customer liaison responsibilities supported by the Technical Authorities within the Imaging business.
As part of a structured Technical Authority Development Programme the Engineering Lead role aims to build on the individual's current experience to further progress on the technical career path. Main Accountabilities:
Successfully complete the Technical Authority Development Programme
To ensure that the requirements of the Project and the "Customer" (internal or external) as defined by: Specification
Statement of Work
Project PA plan or Company QA procedures are met and that this can be/has been demonstrated.
Review project specifications and advise on feasibility of proposal
To ensure that the appropriate equipment, processes and documentation (the Product Build State) exists for the correct manufacturing of the Product.
Communicate technical information to internal and external interested parties (written and verbal) in style relevant to the audience.
To manage the technical risk on a project and to implement mitigation activities as appropriate.
To support the compiling of technical project proposals for internal projects based on project scope documents to meet the aims of the project.
Further the groups understanding of CCDs, CMOS and related aspects through investigations & improvement projects. Experience Essential:
Good knowledge of Semiconductors
MIL-STD and ESA QA requirements
Change control systems Desirable:
Experienced, fully competent in own area.
Shares own expertise with others; provides guidance and support to others.
Completes own role independently or with minimal supervision/guidance. Building and Maintaining
Has developed specialist knowledge in one area.
Has depth of expertise in more than one area. Applying and anticipating:
Applies knowledge/skills to a range of activities. Client Response
Interprets client needs, assessing the full requirements; identifies solutions to nonstandard tasks/queries. Business Understanding
Is aware of internal/external business issues & best practice in own discipline; applies to own role. Costs and profitability
Takes action to monitor & control costs within own work horizons. Problem Solving
Identifies key issues & patterns from partial/conflicting data; takes a broad perspective to problems & spots new, less obvious solutions. Planning and Organising
Manages own time to meet agreed targets.
Develops plans for specific work activities in own area over the short term, including forecasting resource requirements. Communicating, negotiating & influencing
Adapts information/style to the audience, explains difficult issues clearly. Team work coaching and guiding
Coaches and guides others. Networking
Creates informal networks with key contacts within own area. Salary/Rate: £30,000 - £50,000
Fringe Benefits: ●
Stakeholder Pension 25 days holiday
Save as you earn share scheme
Corporate Gym Membership
On site car parking
Sports and Social Club Relocation: Assistance may be provided where appropriate
Additional Info: Due to the nature of our client's work, security clearance will be required so please only apply if you are eligible. (British Passport plus 5 years recent UK residency)