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Project Engineer / Manager

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Solihull
Closing date
18 Dec 2022

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Defence , Engineering, IT
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Software Developer
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There is an exciting opportunity for a Project engineer/manager within Collins Aerospace, Electric Power Systems UK. The role is ideal for someone looking for a junior project manager role. For the right candidate the role offers great opportunities to progress. To be successful, you will ideally come from a technology/product development background with aerospace/electrical engineering experience and have a solid understanding of technology development and deal well with ambiguity. You'll enjoy the challenge of this diverse role and feel confident working with technical experts. You will need to be confident in driving a multi-disciplined team and will have the drive and initiative required to grasp the bigger picture.
Principal Accountabilities:
Project manage multi-disciplined teams by the implementation of effective standard programme management processes and be accountable for the achievement of assigned work packages or projects. Create, maintain and effectively communicate project plans and resource profiles to cover the delivery of assigned work packages or projects Establishing and maintain effective monitoring and control of project to produce deliverables, on time, on budget and to customer requirements Identifying and manage project risk, mitigation actions and contingency plans Working with Chief Engineer and programme manaer to ensure timely delivery of milestones. Developing and maintaining pro-active risk management of milestones and technical performance in line with company processes. De-risking financially through
risk avoidance and risk sharing within the supply chain
Maintaining the customer interface and reporting on progress. Maintaining requirements
management through interface control documents, coordination memos & specifications.
Monitoring and maintaining the approved business model, including non-recurring costs, unit recurring costs and resource utilisation Developing ongoing cost out plans through design changes and sourcing strategies in line with the goals of the business. Management of the design and build of development test rigs and equipment. Ensuring early involvement of suppliers and timely supplier
selections meeting both the needs of the Project and Sourcing teams. Overseeing
application of Production Readiness into the supply chain and managing the flow down of
appropriate contract requirements and penalties to suppliers. Ensuring performance is
monitored against requirements and effective corrective action taken where needed.
Essential requirements including qualifications, skills, knowledge, competencies:
Project management / IPT lead experience in an engineering environment beneficial
Must be experienced in managing customer facing projects.
Strong commercial and financial awareness
Emotionally resilient and able to drive projects effectively for excellence against
demanding targets in a complex, multi-disciplined environment,
Strong influencing skills to ensure key deliverables are met and a passionate desire to excel against demanding customer expectations
Experience of working in a matrix organisation.
Demonstrated Problem Solving skills and works well with ambiguity
Degree qualified or equivalent, ideally in a technical discipline
Shows excellent attention to detail whilst working at a fast pace.
Additional information (e.g., relating to working hours, environment etc. - if applicable)

This is a hybrid role with the expectation to work from the site 3-4 days per week.


Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.


Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.


With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.


Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

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