Engineering Manager

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to help develop Indra's engineering function at both a strategic and operational level. As Engineering Manager, you will lead a multi-disciplinary team covering all elements of hardware, firmware / software, electronics, production readiness and quality engineering.

You will need to have a good awareness of the external market, engage with relevant national and international regulatory bodies and develop relationships with key stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

You will develop and lead the engineering capability and performance of the business, with key responsibilities including:

  • Ownership of technical governance and quality of all engineering deliverables

  • Technical leadership, mentoring and management of the engineering team

  • Manage engineering team task delivery against Time, Cost and Quality requirements

  • Working with both internal and external stakeholders to provide suitable guidance and judgement regarding methods, approaches, standards, and best practice

  • Provide strong technical representation for Indra to clients providing reassurance of Indra’s technical ability and the overall quality of the work delivered

  • Solve problems at a project level using experience and lateral thinking knowing when to call on external input

  • Support bidding activities and the production of detailed proposal documents from a technical perspective with responsibility for final technical sign-off

  • Support the design and engineering process through reviewing and checking colleagues’ work

  • Contribute to the strategic development of the team’s technical capability

Essential Skills:

  • Degree-qualified in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline

  • Preferably a Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership with membership of an appropriate institution

  • Experience in the following technical areas:

    • Power electronics, specifically inverters and battery systems

    • Mechanical and electrical design

    • Firmware / software development

    • Relevant consumer product guidelines and certifications to achieve CE

  • Experienced in engineering best practices and how to embed and manage effective processes

  • Strong interpersonal and management skills with experience of managing and developing engineering teams to meet business needs

  • Thorough understanding of the lifecycle, through life costs, configuration control, safety and environmental aspects of a project

  • Demonstrable experience of managing product development from requirements capture through options development, concept design, scheme design, detailed design and manufacture through to installation, testing and commissioning

  • A proven track record of delivering complete technical solutions within challenging timescales

  • Ability to act as a mentor to the engineering team promoting continuous improvement and technical innovation

  • Champion safe working practices within the design process and the workplace

Desirable Skills:

  • Good understanding of engineering project financial reporting and forecasting

  • A desire to be challenged and to contribute to the success of the business

Please get in touch to find out more or email your CV to recruitment@indra.co.uk