Lead Programme Engineering Manager
Summary of Role
The Lead Program Engineering Manager role encompasses engineering management on various defence and commercial engineering projects across the range of Raytheon’s business sectors. This position is for the MCS (Power Development) business section.
- Responsible for the oversite of Engineering activities across the Power Development section reporting to the Head of MCS Engineering
- Representing the Head of MCS Engineering at local level Leadership Team meetings where required, reporting status and flowing down LT briefs
- Day to day management of product developments with support from staff based in the Power Development section, whose varying skills profiles include: design, electronic hardware engineers, mechanical engineers, software developers, systems engineers and design authorities
- Close liaison with Power Technical Lead to ensure technical integrity of programmes
- Responsible for programme adherence to schedule
- Manage cost adherence to the programme budgets, using ‘earned value’ techniques
- Cost Account Management for function, project control and reporting via EV / EAC monitoring
- Resource management of engineering functions
- Setting of goals and appraising core staff and agreeing project specific training needs
- Technical point of contact and liaison point for key customer organisations
- Technical interface and management of programme’s contractors & sub-contractors
- Configuring and maintaining performance measures and matrixes for the above
- Establishing and implementing the process improvement across engineering and the business as agreed with the Heads of Business and Heads of Function
- Supporting Business Development in their roles of securing new business and setting strategy for the business
- Proven technical expertise and management on defence programmes and has knowledge and experience of other related disciplines
- Clear understanding of financial management and impacts on programmes
- Experience and knowledge of managing and motivating a group of engineers with varying and diverse skill sets
- Working with their development team provides technical solutions with a high degree of ingenuity and creativity
- Uses process from a varied ‘tool box’ of problem solving techniques
- Facilitates problem solving within a team environment
- Recognised as main point of contact of programme engineering issues for their development programmes and as the Engineering point of contact for the Power Development business section
- Exercises latitude in determining programme structure and engineering management approach
- Short and medium term desecration on resource allocation relative to long-term perspective
- Day to day management and motivation of a team of engineers over the duration of the assignment
- Confident and competent in a “customer facing” role, representing the organisation as the engineering contact on contracts and projects
- Able to interact with senior external personnel on significant engineering matters often requiring coordination between organisations
- Demonstrable experience over a range of programmes in the defence or other relevant sectors and business areas
- Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, Aeronautical Engineering or other related field
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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- 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
- Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
- 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
- Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s
- Enhanced sick pay scheme
- Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
- 37 hour working week with an early finish Friday. Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
- Canteen facilities available at Harlow and Glenrothes sites with free snacks and drinks (hot and cold) available
Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel and Reservist Network which all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate in.