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Technical Lead / Design Authority - Hertordshire

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Sector: Management, Mechanical
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DGM2877/14
  • Salary: Up to 50,000 per annum

Job description

This is a high profile engineering job working for a sector market leader who boast over 15 years' industry experience combining positive energy, attitude and great opportunity to progress within the organisation. This is a full time and permanent job working within the Hertfordshire area, easily commutable from locations such as Stevenage, Cambridge, Hitchin, Luton, Welwyn Garden City and surrounding areas. The role offers a unique opportunity to manage Electronic Equipment development programmes and to build and develop all aspects of high achieving teams of multi-disciplined engineers.

Secure your place here as part of a high-performing team, delivering exceptional quality products and services in this exciting and innovative industry

The Role

This is an exciting time as our client continues its journey cementing its position as the market leader within their field. They are seeking an experienced Technical Lead / Design Authority to join their expanding team who are based in Hertfordshire.

You will be the design authority for specific electronics units and will lead multi-disciplinary engineering teams to define, develop, verify, qualify and manufacture the units. Interfaces to various stakeholders, such as the project core team and other functional entities will need to be managed effectively to ensure the products are delivered in a timely manner and will integrate to the other parts of the system.

The role is substantially technical, although an amount of project and functional management (of electronics assigned resources) will be required. The role is an ideal way to gain visibility across the company and gain hands-on experience of complex equipment development. The role is also suitable for those wanting to progress into larger team leadership roles and who can clearly demonstrate the ability to lead smaller technical teams.

The Person

You, being the ideal Technical Lead / Design Authority will have proven relevant electronics design experience (likely to be the design of 3 or 4 complex electronic items using the latest technologies), preferably for harsh environments (EMC, Vibration, thermal) and have a proven ability to manage the development and delivery of electronic equipment including associated technologies (mechanical, safety …) through all stages of the development process.
Education and Experience:

Typically a role of this level requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree, or 3 years and a Master's degree or equivalent work experience.

A star candidate would have/be:

> Ideally degree qualified
> Planning and organisation skills with a record of delivering to time and cost
> Strong negotiating and influencing skills;
> Strong communication skills with the ability to network and influence across stakeholders including other cultures
> Self-starter with drive, energy and enthusiasm and a clear focus on delivery and results.

In return for your hard work and dedication to the organisation, you will receive a highly competitive basic salary, flexible working hours, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, an employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities. On top of all of this you will also secure the opportunity to continue developing and driving you career forward!

If this opportunity sounds like it would be of interest to you and you would like to find out more, please contact Daniel Martin on 01582 878 843 or email DMartin@RedlineGroup.Com

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