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Programme Engineering Manager - Power Electronics

Livingston, West Lothian
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Job Title: Programme Engineering Manager (Power) Req ID: (phone number removed) Location(s): Glenrothes/Livingston Summary of Role Raytheon UK is looking for a dynamic and ambitious Programme Engineering Manager, to work within Raytheon s Power Business. Reporting to the Senior Programme Engineering Manager, you will be accountable and responsible for the delivery and execution of Engineering Programmes. This stimulating role offers excellent development opportunities and the chance to work alongside our highly skilled technical team. The ability to work on projects from initial concept stage, developing the concepts through to final production units. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to develop and maintain our world class power product portfolio and technical roadmap. This is a complex and challenging role that will be highly rewarding, with extensive communication and interfacing requirements with key stakeholders, demanding excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of energy and stamina. The work location will primarily be based at our Glenrothes or Livingston facilities with frequent visits to other customer sites in the UK and occasional travel to the US. Main Duties Leadership and Management of engineers within the Power electronics team. Leadership and Management of the lifecycle of Programme Management, from concept through to production units. Planning and executing Programme delivery to schedule, cost and customer requirements. Tracking and Reporting Programme status on schedule, cost and technical status whilst managing the associated risks and opportunities within the Programme. Risk Management for all Engineering deliverables, including effective mitigations and monitoring to reduce of risk or closure. Leading future bids from a technical, schedule and cost perspective Close liaison with other functional departments to ensure Programme delivery milestones are kept on track. Ensure all phases of the engineering lifecycle are subject to Peer Reviews and Gate Reviews in accordance with the development plan and that problems and issues are resolved in a timely and effective manner. Supporting Business Development in their roles of securing new business and setting strategy for the business. Supporting Process evolution and continued improvement. Candidate Requirements Essential BSc / BEng. In Engineering, Electrical or Aeronautical Engineering. Proven expertise in managing delivery of complex multi-disciplined development programmes, using discretion in tailoring effectively to meet challenging programme needs. Good understanding of the Engineering lifecycle of product development. Strong Leadership and Management credentials to ensure you inspire, motivate, lead, manage and get the best out of diverse team of highly competent engineers. Good communication skills with the ability to collaborate internally and externally with customers. High level Emotional Intelligence, allowing for increased awareness of self and team members to facilitate a successful team Critical Thinking to enable flexibility and the prioritisation of tasks, whilst making the right decision at the right time. Willingness to learn and evolve as an Engineering Manager. Must be eligible for MOD Security Clearance to a minimum of SC level Desirable Experience in different Project Management techniques, such as, Earned Value Management, Schedule Risk Analysis, Risk Management Experience using Microsoft Project. Good understanding of Electronic Engineering, ideally within the Power switching and distribution sphere. Strategic thinker, who is able to understand and appreciate the Big Picture , thereby, understanding the decisions you make and the 2nd and 3rd order effect to the wider business. Experience within engineering procurement and/or finance functions and supply chain would be advantageous Recognised formal Project Management accreditation and/or qualification. About Raytheon With facilities in Broughton, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester, and a presence across customer sites together with remote working practices. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs over 2,000 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training. Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business. Raytheon Career Development Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role. Standard Benefits 25 days holiday (increasing to 27 days) + statutory public holidays. Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution). 6 times salary Life Assurance . Flexible Benefits scheme. Discretionary Bonus scheme. Enhanced family friendly policies. 37hr standard working week, with an early finish on Fridays whilst operating a Hybrid Working Model Our Hybrid Working Model supports flexible working arrangements on a formal or informal arrangement, considering both location and/or working hours, subject to business and customer needs. Please highlight any flexible requirements to our Recruitment team to explore the opportunities. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: At Raytheon UK, we re committed to be building a workforce that represents the true diversity of Britain where all of our colleagues feel enabled to deliver the best work of their lives. We re proud to be an equal opportunities employer who selects the very best candidates for the job. We truly value the diversity of our workforce work hard to create an inclusive environment where our colleagues can bring the unique skills, experiences and ideas to the table to help us grow our business, create innovative solutions and develop our people. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) act as the eyes and ears into the community they represent and support us in building a truly inclusive business. Our ERGs are open to all colleagues, regardless of background, and include: Raytheon Women s Network, RayPride, Young Employees Success Network, Raytheon Veterans Network, Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities and RayBAME. We re also delighted to have been recognised as a Gold Award Employer as part of the HM s Armed Forces Covenant and the Human Rights Campaign s 2021 Corporate Equality Index as a best place to work for LGBTQ Equality . All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other characteristic. If you need us to make any adjustments to support you during our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to help
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  • Job Reference: 701363707-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Raytheon
  • Location: Livingston, West Lothian
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent