Systems Manager (M/F)

  • Company : MatchTech
  • Localisation : Gloucestershire - Angleterre du Sud-Ouest, Royaume-Uni
  • Position : Systems Manager
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2018-05-11
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Job Description


Key responsibilities include:

  • To ensure that all engineering documentation issued by the Systems department has been reviewed by an approved technical authority and meets both airworthiness and company requirements.
  • To staff and maintain a Systems engineering capability to support both new programme developments and in-service sustaining programme requirements.
  • To work closely with the on-site engineering managers (Design & Analysis, Test, Lab) and other System managers, to identify and manage the full spectrum of system activities (in-house and offload) to optimize the use of available skills and equipment.
  • Participate in the ongoing development of systems engineering methods and processes. Ensuring that these are rolled out to the Systems Engineering team and the wider engineering community.
  • To ensure all engineering initiatives, procedures, standards and design guides are properly applied over the life-cycle of the landing gear equipment.
  • To ensure budgets are established, validated and monitored in accordance with program requirements. As well, to ensure that the non-programme system budgets are identified, validated and monitored.
  • To ensure that the agreed deliverables are provided on-time, on-quality and on-cost.

The Systems engineering department covers a range of sub-disciplines:

  • Performance and Dynamics
  • System Architecture and Integration
  • Electrical
  • Hydromechanical
  • Avionics
  • Safety and Reliability
  • Validation and Verification process

Candidate Skills & Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in Systems Engineering roles over at least a 10 year period. The candidate should be qualified to a minimum of degree level in systems engineering or a related discipline and have Chartered Engineer status.

The candidate will have a broad understanding of all the Systems sub-disciplines listed above and should also possess the experience necessary to be eligible to receive technical signing authority in at least two of these sub-disciplines. As well, the System manager should have specific experience of the V&V process be familiar with all relevant Airworthiness regulations.

This is a team manager role and very much a hands-on position. The candidate must have managed a team before and be able to demonstrate leadership experience, problem solving and decision making skills and possess the ability to adapt to changing priorities and workload. Attention to people development and performance management is also key to this role. The candidate must have a well demonstrated ability for flexibility, independence and innovation.

Finally, the candidate must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral. This is essential as the Systems manager must ensure that the communication channels are clearly established within the department and between the Gloucester system department and the other sites, functions and IPTs.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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Systems, Performance, Mechanical, Hyro-mech, Aerospace, Landing Gear, Manager
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : More than 10 years
  • Salary : £60000 - £65000 per annum
  • References : EMP415097_1526049960
  • Activity area : Aerospace Engineering
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