Systems Engineering Manager, Reading

Last update 2024-06-20
Expires 2024-07-20
ID #2045407786
Systems Engineering Manager, Reading
United Kingdom, Berkshire, Reading,
Modified February 26, 2024


Systems Engineering Manager

Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you have an interest in working on cutting-edge next generation products? Do you enjoy being able to generate or initiate innovative solutions? 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…

What the role has to offer:

Working on a new & exciting product and expanding customer base
Working with new technology
Opportunity to join a well-established knowledgeable team

About the team/rewards
You will be managing a multifunctional close-knit team made up of Mechanical, Electrical and Software engineers. Your job within the team will be to deliver the design solution by delegating day-to-day tasks for the team and ensuring the team are working effectively. This team of around half a dozen are hardworking, sociable and welcoming with a strong work ethic.

Our Opportunity
You will be responsible for leading and coordinating high performance multi-discipline engineering teams through the full engineering design lifecycle. You will plan and prioritise engineering activities and resources in order to get projects to completion; meeting quality schedule and budgetary requirements.

You will also develop the capability of engineers by coaching and sharing your knowledge in a continuous professional development environment. As well as managing risks and identifying opportunities during the project lifecycle.

You will help to create an environment that encourages innovation and continuous improvement. Additionally, ensuring that the project deliverables meets the customer's requirements and contract specification. Lastly, you will communicate effectively, professionally and in a timely manner with internal personnel, external customers, consultants and subcontractors.

About You

You will have experience in system design and development of complex hardware and software systems together with proven experience in working collaboratively across multiple product development and specialist domain teams.

You will have working knowledge of Safety (SIL) and a track record of working and delivering on solutions for a defence programme, together with significant experience interfacing with internal and external customers, understanding system requirements in the defence domain.

You will be highly customer focused with excellent communications skills. As well as the ability to work in a fast moving environment with multiple parallel objectives.

You will also have experience of working with technical requirements, statements of work, integration, verification and validation, acceptance criteria. Additionally, experience of writing technical documentation (plans, specifications, statements of work, reports). Lastly, experience with managing/contributing to bids.

What We Can Offer
We’re committed to giving you opportunities to be your best. We believe in embracing the passion and potential of our people, and to achieve this we offer market leading training, development and experiences, along with the opportunity to be mentored and coached by some of the smartest minds in the industry. We hire from within as our first priority, so you’ll have a myriad of opportunities within our diverse, global organisation.

Company Story
The future is full of excitement and change: each new change and technology will create situations no one has had to deal with before or even anticipated and it will happen at an even faster pace than today.

Our 3 priorities throughout the crisis remain constant:

To continue to protect all our employees’ health and financial wellbeing.
To safeguard the business and continue to deliver for our customers as best we can.
And, to ensure that Thales is best placed to recover quickly.

Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

If you are interested in this role, we would encourage you to have informal chat with the Talent Acquisition Partner.

Thales is an equal opportunities employer and diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of Thales.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Systems engineering manager

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