Position: Functional Lead - Electronics & Electrical
My client is looking to recruit a Functional Lead Electronics & Electrical to be responsible for managing and developing the engineering resources within the Function (~25 people) with support from team leads on each sites to ensure that the business has the adequate skills, processes and appropriate headcount allocation to deliver its strategic objectives. The Functional Lead will report into the Head of Engineering Function.
In addition to Functional management, the Functional Lead will work on projects taking on key project roles to deliver design and delivery activities. These project tasks could range from the design for new products through to providing customer support to trials, trial data analysis and identifying solutions to component obsolescence and production issues of existing designs
Functional Lead Responsibilities/Accountability:
*Line management of engineers within the Electrical /Electronics Function, and allocation of engineers to projects.
*Liaising with Engineering Managers, Capability Managers and other stakeholders to provide Functional engineering support.
*Managing a functional group, its resources (forward load, resource conflict resolution…), knowledge, skills, processes, procedures and tools to align with the current and future business needs.
*Developing the Functional group by promoting and applying best practice and engineering excellence.
Education / Qualifications
*Good electronics, electronic engineering or physics degree or equivalent
*Knowledge and understanding of full project life cycle
*Knowledge and experience of design for manufacture
*Broad knowledge of electronic engineering methods, processes and tools.
*Working knowledge of system design
*Appreciation of mechanical engineering
*Line management of resources with a range of skills and experience.
*Managing resource allocation across a number of projects and sites.
*Demonstrable experience of electronics/systems design in the defence industry or other relevant environment
*Experience of capture and analysis of functional and non-functional requirements for verification and validation.
*Experience in the design prototyping, test and verification of electronic subsystems at PCB, unit and sub-system level.
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