Chief Systems Engineer

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East Midlands
£90,000 to £115,000 per annum
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Chief Systems Engineer
Permanent - Up to �105,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
An innovative global provider of engineered Electronics for performance critical applications, are actively looking to recruit Chief Systems Engineer to join a newly formed team at their brand new Advanced Technology Centre, Nottingham. Reporting to the VP of Technology, you will be responsible for all aspects of the design/ development of advanced power systems used in a wide variety of Aerospace power converters. This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to be part of an exciting new team servicing top tier customers. As the ATC develops, it will grow to support the organisation globally. The ideal candidate will have the potential to grow with the ATC.

*Please note, that due to the sensitive nature of the products, you must hold or be eligible to get UK Security Clearance*

Responsibilities include:
-Develop and maintain the company's technology roadmap.
-Mentor and motivate all technical staff
-Primary technical interface with customers / prospective customers.
-Strong relationship with customers, suppliers and academia.
-Responsible for all quality aspect and regulatory compliance of products.
-Technical proposal editing and final approval.
-Resolution of all technical disputes with customers or team members.
-Creation of well-defined high-level work packages and seek agreement with engineering manager.
-Support the engineering manager with recruitment of technical staff.
-Final approval of all qualification test plans, procedures and test results.
-Chairman of all design reviews
-Responsible for quality control checks, ensuring the safety and effectiveness or reliability of the system or product.
-Engineering integrity - ensuring that product design integrity and performance issues are properly addressed.
-Technical leadership of all aspect of power converters. Electrical, mechanical, environmental and magnetic aspect of all aerospace power conversion products.
-Editor and signatory of all design manuals.
-Chair Person of product integrity meetings.
-Joining of trade associations; development of good working relationships with customers, suppliers and academia.
-Providing supportive advice, coaching and mentoring technicians and junior engineers.
-Co-responsible with the engineering manager for the review of the skills matrix.
-Capable of performing any mechanical engineering task when required.

Required Technical Skills:
-Advanced knowledge of power converters and their use in Aerospace applications
-Advanced knowledge of multiple topologies
-Simulation Modelling Experience (Preferred; SABER)
-Mathematical modelling (Preferred; MATHCAD)
-Schematic Capture Experience (Preferred; Altium)
-Development Testing Experience
-VB/VBA Knowledge
-Requirements Analysis
-General Production Knowledge.

Other Requirements:
-Be able to undertake occasional travel both in the UK and Overseas
-To develop personally and grow within the organization
-Hold current UK security clearance, or capable of obtaining one

If you are interested, please click to apply or call 02392 314 683.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392314683
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Aarron Jones

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