Electronics Team (Discipline) Manager, Plymouth, United Kingdom

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Plymouth, United Kingdom

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United Kingdom


Atlantic Inertial Systems Limited, Clittaford Road, Southway, Plymouth, PL6 6DE

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An exciting new vacancy has arisen at Collins Aerospace and we are seeking an Electronics Team (Discipline) Manager to join our engineering teams in Plymouth or Bristol.

Role Overview:

The Electronics Team (Discipline) Manager is responsible for managing and developing the electronics team within the overall engineering team. The Electronics Team is responsible for delivering the electronic design and development inputs into our engineering development programmes. This role forms an active part of the engineering management team delivering both line management and development project tasks; with the anticipated effort being split 25/75 respectively.

The role will report to the Engineering Director

Line Management Responsibilities:

Develop the functions capacity to meet current and future project demands of the business for the team

Allocation of team individuals to development projects in conjunction with the Engineering Programme Manager and Project Engineers

Identify and address recruitment needs and recruit as appropriate to achieve capacity & skill requirements

Interface with Process Discipline Chiefs and in particular the Electronics Discipline Chief

Management of Autotime – booked hours / holiday / sickness management

Participate in resourcing reviews with programme managers to actively manage resourcing conflicts, whilst maintaining engineering support to other business functions

Develop individuals to enable career opportunities and deliver future needs including:

o   Skills and training

o   Training & development plans

o   Performance Connections

o   Pulse Survey action plans

Supporting the Engineering Director in the delivery of various tasks including:

o   Management reviews

o   Team workshops

o   Talent management reviews

o   Risk management reviews


Development Project Responsibilities:

The Electronics Discipline Manager will also operate as an active member of our development project teams delivering electronic design expertise and knowledge to complex projects

This part of the role will also provide input into the planning and estimation of the electronics tasks required for projects that support bids and proposals working with the Electronics Discipline Chief

The role may require travel to both of the UK sites and may also include travel to foreign customer sites to support technical meetings, trials and programme reviews.


Basic Requirements:

Ability to lead and direct a team to deliver its responsibilities for the business

Ability to manage a team of engineers spread across different working sites

Ability to project manage the tasks and activities that the team is responsible for

Ability to develop the careers of individuals within teams

Experience working in an engineering role on product design, test and verification to military, aerospace and commercial standards.

Experience of the New Product Introduction (NPI) lifecycle with a particular focus on electronics design and development, DO254, PCB layout and miniaturisation.

Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.1 Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering or a similar Engineering discipline or equivalent demonstrable knowledge and/or experience.

About us:

Collins Aerospace is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defence products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. At the Plymouth location we design and manufacture products for control, navigation and guidance for surface and air applications in the global aerospace and defence markets. Our world leading products include the innovative MEMS based IMUs and the digital terrain reference navigation system, TERPROM®. Our growth plan includes development and extension of our current technologies into civil aircraft applications.

Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

What we can offer you:

• Competitive salary

• Flexible working

• Life insurance

• Excellent corporate pension plan

• Private Health Insurance

• 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy/sell up to 5 days

• Career development

• And so much more!

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other – propel us all higher, again and again. Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day. Please note that potential candidates will be subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and background checks and that project access restrictions may apply to some nationalities.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

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