Field Engineering Manager

Datasource Computer Employment
North East England
50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
20 Mar 2017
28 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Role: Field Engineering Manager

Location: North Wales

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: GBP55,000

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: SC Clearance or Willing to Undergo

Field Engineering Manager - Permanent - North Wales - GBP55,000

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist/deputise for the Programme Manager as required.
  • To develop and implement standard operating procedures for day-to-day operation of the Simulator Training Equipment.
  • To schedule, in conjunction with the customer, all maintenance activities for the Simulator Training Equipment.
  • To maintain an ongoing status of deficiencies existing on the Simulator Training Equipment, ensuring that they are rectified in a timely manner.
  • To work closely with the customer to identify post design service opportunities and to communicate these to the MFTS Program Manager based in USA.
  • Assist the Operations Director with recruitment and performance appraisal management of the maintenance team including identifying and recommending training requirements.
  • Plan to achieve prescribed objectives for the Maintenance team ensuring ISO and IiP Accreditation is maintained.
  • To ensure that all work is performed in conjunction with standard operating procedures for the day-to-day operation of the Simulation Training Equipment and provide coaching, assistance and leadership to less experienced members of staff.
  • Report Health and Safety issues to the Business ESH rep and ensure all hazardous substances are identified and COSHH requirements adhered to.
  • Continue to play an active role in the maintenance activity, including providing holiday and sickness cover where necessary.
  • Represent the PM to the on-site Customer and be responsible for negotiation of the Service Credit Regime.
  • Perform any other duties which can reasonably be expected by the MFTS Programme Manager.

Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Demonstrable Flight Simulator experience. With the demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical electronics engineering tasks, with recent experience of managing multiple sites and people.
  • Broad knowledge of the MFTS programme and associated technologies
  • Experience in standing up new flight training facilities
  • Local knowledge of RAF Valley and key stakeholders
  • Experience with IOSH Managing Safely
  • Experience with Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2 as a minimum
  • Recognised Management qualifications ILM/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Ability to interpret schematics, drawings and electrical wire diagrams.
  • Solid understanding of both digital and analogue electronic theories.
  • Able to calibrate, install, maintain, repair, and test flight simulator(s) and associated support equipment.
  • Experience of Customer facing role.
  • Familiar with line management tasks, appraisal/discipline/development etc.
  • Knowledgeable and accomplished in the use of personal computers; to include Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Project.
  • Excellent Communication and Technical and Report writing skills are a must.
  • Able to work flexible shifts that include nights and weekends as required.
  • Requires ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience in Distributed Training and Mission Rehearsal operations.
  • Experience with Image Generators and Main Frame Computers.
  • Experience with aircrew training devices (flight simulators).
  • Experience with live, virtual, constructive training.
  • Qualified in soldering techniques
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with the use of test equipment; to include Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, Strip chart recorders, Logic Analysers, Frequency Analysers, and DVM's.

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