Principal Electronics Engineer

Triumph Group

Principal Electronics Engineer

Salary Not Specified

Triumph Group, Shotton, Sir y Fflint - Flintshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: d7f14b5b715a4dfc87780b0becb86598

Full Job Description

The Principal Electronics Engineer will be the most senior electronic engineer within the business and will be responsible for all technical aspects of our product range with regards to electronics and software. This leadership responsibility spans design, development, manufacturing operations and in-service performance.
To give an indication of the range of responsibility the following scenarios are described:
Scenario A: Product fails in service or in the production environment. Root cause investigation, corrective action and feedback to the customer required. This role to lead and/or oversee the work needed to complete the necessary assessments and determine root cause and necessary resolutions.
Scenario B: NPD of a new electro-mechanical actuator. This role to lead/supervise the development of at least the electronic, electrical and s/w aspects of the product to meet quality, cost, schedule objectives. The design environment is team based and hence collaboration and teamwork is essential.
Scenario C: Responding to RFI/RFP requests from customers. This role to lead/supervise the technical input to such work and support cost estimating and development schedule creation. The design environment is team based and hence collaboration and teamwork is essential.
Scenario D: Take a leading role in contributing to the EMA product strategy. Requires awareness of market trends, customer needs and an ability to simplify and devise practical, coherent strategies to facilitate market success.
Scenario E: Selection and recruitment of talent. Requires the skills to lead with deep technical domain knowledge and the personal skills to facilitate followship.
This role will suit a person who wants active and participative leadership at both the technical and people level. A person who wants to actively build a team and who enjoys driving growth of both people and the business. It is a hands-on role.

Requirements of the role:

  • Provide engineering leadership to the electronics team. Responsibility, accountability for quality, cost and schedule.

  • Implement appropriate design and development processes, Do254, Do178.

  • Implement appropriate design and development tool set.

  • Mentorship and technical oversight of the team. Quality and technical domain knowledge.

  • Leadership and oversight of failure investigations, root cause, 8D, A3 methods.

  • Leadership of NPD activities for electronics and software.

  • Leadership of RFI and RFP activities for electronics and software.

  • Talent selection and recruitment.

  • Build an internal and external network to support the business needs in electronics and software. Flexibility of approach is necessary.

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the function and team.

  • Completion of any work-related tasks, which would be deemed reasonable of this leadership role. General Requirements of the individual:

  • Integrity: doing the right thing for our stakeholders, valuing safety, honour and respect to all.

  • Continuous Improvement champion: pursues zero defect quality, attacks problems and relentlessly looks to raise the bar.

  • Teamwork: seeks opportunities to win as one team - one company. Unafraid to solicit help from others in pursuing team wins.

  • Innovative: demonstrates passion for growing the business and solving problems through ingenuity.

  • Acts with velocity: partners, communicates and anticipates challenges before they become issues. Actively manages and mitigates risk. Specific Requirements of the individual

    Degree qualified or demonstrable equivalent experience.

  • At least 5 years aerospace/defence experience in design and development of complex electronics, software and actuation control systems.

  • Ideally experience in electro-mechanical actuation products.

  • Collaborative, team player.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication.

  • UK driving licence holder.

  • Able and willing to travel domestically and internationally. Position Details