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Hardware Engineering Manager


Thales
Location: Crawley
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Hardware Engineering
Category: Management Jobs
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Would you like to work for a world renowned company that research, develop and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better and keep us safer? Do you want to be part of a team of leading specialists that are designing solutions that make tomorrow possible, today? Then look no further…

About the role:

Thales UK have an exciting opportunity for an motivated and talented Hardware Engineering Manager to work within Defence Mission Systems (DMS), specifically our Maritime Mission Systems (MMS) business unit; a team dedicated to working on some of the next generation, cutting edge sonar technologies for surface ships and submarines. Over recent years, MMS has successfully positioned itself in growth markets and has doubled in size over the past ten years; to continue to deliver and continue growth, the MMS business is introducing a new operating capability and team in our Crawley office, working in partnership with our current MMS teams in Manchester and Templecombe. This is a new and exciting venture for our business, offering excellent opportunity for new challenges, prospects and opportunities for development.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

The Hardware Engineering Manager is responsible for the completion of a set of engineering design/development tasks while maintaining full control of the committed cost, schedule, performance and required level of quality.

The related tasks may cover part or all the range of activities regarding customer needs, mission, function, architectural design, and life cycle of the hardware solution (requirements and speciality engineering, design, development, integration, verification and production).

In this capacity the Hardware Engineering Manager:

* Liaises with the Project Manager and his/her Head of Discipline for all aspects relating to his/her engineering deliverables and work package.
* Conducts all work package activities (including those relating to risks and opportunities) to reach completion of the project regarding its technical, industrial, and financial objectives while satisfying the needs of the Project Manager.
* He/she performs this role from authorisation to start until closure of the work package for all aspects of the work package including organisation, scheduling, effort, budget, etc.
* When the Work Package covers a complex procurement where the supplier has a project of their own, he/she shall ensure that the supplier project is monitored and controlled in terms of schedule and milestone adherence, risk management, quality of deliveries, etc., to ensure delivery to meet the sub-contract requirements.
* Identifies the required skills, allocates responsibilities to the various individual contributors and leads these contributors as a team. With the team, he/she identifies, schedules, co-ordinates and monitors the implementation of tasks.
* Manages advanced studies dealing with new functions as well as emerging technologies, as required. Is in charge of tasks focused on preparing, defining, specifying, tooling and performing IVVQ activities (as IVVQ Manager Role).

Required Skills and Experience

Essential

* No specific qualifications required, but evidence of the ability to lead and motivate a group of people to achieve a goal on time and to budget at the correct quality is important.
* Knowledge of the Chorus 2 Process 6.1 DDQS - Design, Develop and Qualify the Solution lifecycle, or equivalent.
* Knowledge of the Chorus 2 Process 7.2 PMD - Procure, Make and Deliver lifecycle, or equivalent.

Desirable

* Knowledge of Project Management processes (Prince 2, APM)
* Knowledge of Primavera P6
* Knowledge of Agile Development techniques.
* Knowledge of Jira

About us:

As the European number one in defence electronics and the world number two in defence radio communications, Thales is a leading name in the global defence and security markets. In addition to equipping over 40 naval forces across the globe, we have a proud 125-year heritage here in the UK. Today that is represented in our key role delivering the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier and our provision of advanced radio equipment to all of the Royal Navy’s surface combatants.

In return:

* At Thales we provide careers, not just jobs. With Thales employing 62,000 people in 50 countries, our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields.
* Every year this is an Annual review to discuss your performance and set objectives. There is also a Professional development review annually to discuss support and training, enabling you to stay motivated on track with your goals.
* We will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements. We understand that people have different circumstances and therefore happy to discuss flexible working arrangements/hours/part –time.
* We provide excellent benefits along with a competitive salary comprising of private medical, yearly bonus, notable pension contribution along with 201 hours holiday (27 days) plus one company day per year.

Apply

Open to any candidate who is able to provide proof of their identity, their employment history and their right to work in the UK during the recruitment process

Great journeys start here - to play a key role in driving the success of a worldwide organisation click the apply button now!
Would you like to work for a world renowned company that research, develop and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better and keep us safer? Do you want to be part of a team of leading specialists that are designing solutions that make tomorrow possible, today? Then look no further…

About the role:

Thales UK have an exciting opportunity for an motivated and talented Hardware Engineering Manager to work within Defence Mission Systems (DMS), specifically our Maritime Mission Systems (MMS) business unit; a team dedicated to working on some of the next generation, cutting edge sonar technologies for surface ships and submarines. Over recent years, MMS has successfully positioned itself in growth markets and has doubled in size over the past ten years; to continue to deliver and continue growth, the MMS business is introducing a new operating capability and team in our Crawley office, working in partnership with our current MMS teams in Manchester and Templecombe. This is a new and exciting venture for our business, offering excellent opportunity for new challenges, prospects and opportunities for development.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

The Hardware Engineering Manager is responsible for the completion of a set of engineering design/development tasks while maintaining full control of the committed cost, schedule, performance and required level of quality.

The related tasks may cover part or all the range of activities regarding customer needs, mission, function, architectural design, and life cycle of the hardware solution (requirements and speciality engineering, design, development, integration, verification and production).

In this capacity the Hardware Engineering Manager:

* Liaises with the Project Manager and his/her Head of Discipline for all aspects relating to his/her engineering deliverables and work package.
* Conducts all work package activities (including those relating to risks and opportunities) to reach completion of the project regarding its technical, industrial, and financial objectives while satisfying the needs of the Project Manager.
* He/she performs this role from authorisation to start until closure of the work package for all aspects of the work package including organisation, scheduling, effort, budget, etc.
* When the Work Package covers a complex procurement where the supplier has a project of their own, he/she shall ensure that the supplier project is monitored and controlled in terms of schedule and milestone adherence, risk management, quality of deliveries, etc., to ensure delivery to meet the sub-contract requirements.
* Identifies the required skills, allocates responsibilities to the various individual contributors and leads these contributors as a team. With the team, he/she identifies, schedules, co-ordinates and monitors the implementation of tasks.
* Manages advanced studies dealing with new functions as well as emerging technologies, as required. Is in charge of tasks focused on preparing, defining, specifying, tooling and performing IVVQ activities (as IVVQ Manager Role).

Required Skills and Experience

Essential

* No specific qualifications required, but evidence of the ability to lead and motivate a group of people to achieve a goal on time and to budget at the correct quality is important.
* Knowledge of the Chorus 2 Process 6.1 DDQS - Design, Develop and Qualify the Solution lifecycle, or equivalent.
* Knowledge of the Chorus 2 Process 7.2 PMD - Procure, Make and Deliver lifecycle, or equivalent.

Desirable

* Knowledge of Project Management processes (Prince 2, APM)
* Knowledge of Primavera P6
* Knowledge of Agile Development techniques.
* Knowledge of Jira

About us:

As the European number one in defence electronics and the world number two in defence radio communications, Thales is a leading name in the global defence and security markets. In addition to equipping over 40 naval forces across the globe, we have a proud 125-year heritage here in the UK. Today that is represented in our key role delivering the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier and our provision of advanced radio equipment to all of the Royal Navy’s surface combatants.

In return:

* At Thales we provide careers, not just jobs. With Thales employing 62,000 people in 50 countries, our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields.
* Every year this is an Annual review to discuss your performance and set objectives. There is also a Professional development review annually to discuss support and training, enabling you to stay motivated on track with your goals.
* We will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements. We understand that people have different circumstances and therefore happy to discuss flexible working arrangements/hours/part –time.
* We provide excellent benefits along with a competitive salary comprising of private medical, yearly bonus, notable pension contribution along with 201 hours holiday (27 days) plus one company day per year.

Apply

Open to any candidate who is able to provide proof of their identity, their employment history and their right to work in the UK during the recruitment process

Great journeys start here - to play a key role in driving the success of a worldwide organisation click the apply button now!
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