Trials Support Engineer - Explosives & Weapons

Recruiter
CBS butler
Location
Essex
Salary
25000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + fantastic benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

Trials Support Engineer - Explosives & Weapons

+ Very exciting work environment

+ Working with Live trials of weapons & explosives!

+ Great career prospects

+ Earn up to GBP28k with fantastic benefits

Our client has developed an outstanding, world class standing for engineering expertise and a reputation for solving military problems for the MoD and other organisations. Based on the south east coast of Essex, we need a new Project Engineer to join our trials team. Shoeburyness is an interesting place to work - not your normal 9 to 5 job - and career prospects are good for the right candidates.

Job Description/Person Specification Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all trials are progressed in accordance with the project plan and contract milestones.

  • Maintain the trials project plan to reflect any changes in sequence and identify current status, eg completed work.

  • Create and maintain the trial folder by preparing and filing documentation.

Ensure availability of the following prior to trial start:

Risk assessments

Certificates of Technical Competence for customers

Range Safety Certificates

Trial instructions

  • Work with the customer to ensure a Trial Safety Brief is compiled and briefed to all staff involved in the trial.

  • Notify central magazines of expected deliveries and ensure removal/disposal of test items post trial (raise despatch paperwork).

  • Manage the customer's representatives during technical and inspection visits, book in and escort as necessary. Ensure inspection facilities are prepared for inspections and cleared afterwards. Provide support for the inspection activities.

  • Liaise with the customer's representative to resolve technical issues and ensure that the Project Manager is made aware of any changes to the technical/contractual requirements.

  • Collate all deviations for trials and ensure all concessions are approved.

  • Produce the test house certificate or test house report as required by the contracts.

Knowledge, Skills And Personal Qualities Required

  • Knowledge of Environmental Defence Standards

ie DEF-STAN 0035 & Mil Specs (Desirable)

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 processes

  • Good Key Board Skills eg MS Office, MS Project (Desirable)

  • Contractual awareness

  • Financial awareness

Essential Qualifications

  • HND-HNC Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

Desirable Qualifications

  • Degree Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Environmental Testing Climatic & Dynamic

  • Working with Explosives

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