Missile Mechanical Architect

What will you be doing?
The role is responsible for the delivery of the missile mechanical architecture requirements and typical responsibilities include:
 Establishing the Missile Airframe Task Requirements Specification (TRS) to ensure a structured & coherent mechanical response to the overall Missile TRS
 Management of the mechanical interface with the launcher
 Management of Mechanical & Thermal Interfaces across the Missile
 Defining the optimum mechanical architecture for all variants of the missile, ensuring the mechanical architecture and interfaces meet requirements
 Implementation of GMA Policies to ensure Modularity & Reuse objectives are achieved
 Development of the overall proving logic for the validation of the Airframe
 Ensuring mechanical compliance to the Airframe TRS for missile certificate of design
 Interface with and manage customer expectations throughout the development process
 Producing Statements of Work and plans for activities within their sphere of responsibility
 Direct technical supervision of engineers within their team and indirect management of engineers in the extended project team
 Controlling assigned budgets, managing personal workload and identifying any further resource needs Start Time: 00:00
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm Location: Six Hills Way SG1 2DA Stevenage
Additional Job Details: Who and what we are looking for from you?  Educated to degree level with 10 years' experience or an equivalent qualification having obtained significant experience of mechanical engineering  Ability to technically manage internal & sub-contract activities  Strong leadership skills, able to establish a clear engineering vision  Good knowledge & experience of missile mechanical design, including: o Static & Dynamic Analysis o Design for Environment o Thermal Management  Good understanding of broader engineering disciplines, including: o Aerodynamics o Testability o Production  Experience developing proving logic and managing the generation of compliance evidence towards Certificates of Design  Experience across the full Product Life Cycle  Ability to influence senior managers and other stakeholders  Strong interpersonal and well developed communication skills (written & verbal)  Willingness to travel within UK and Europe.