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Electronics Lead Engineer - Defence Systems

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: Attractive + Benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Land systems
  • Function: Engineering
  • Contact: Peter Heap
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 02 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61555

Electronics Lead Engineer - Defence and Military Systems - Permanent - Attractive

An Electronics Lead Engineeris required to join an International Defence Systems company that designs, manufactures, and supports world leading military Systems. The successful Electronics Lead Engineerwill be delivering electronic solutions and act as a technical interface for customers and suppliers to ensure that designs are meeting their requirement and are successfully integrated into working products.

The Electronics Lead Engineerwill beintegrated into the team and be involved with large Military Engineering Programmes . As part of the team, you will be given the opportunity of professional development and career progression.

The Electronics Lead Engineerwill be working as part of engineering teams to develop Electronics solutions as required. The Electronics Lead Engineerwill require a high level of technical expertise in order that the products meet the required level of safety, quality, and performance.

The Electronics Lead Engineermust be a team player to provide engineering capability and complex engineering solutions.

Electronics Lead Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Electronics Lead with delegated authority to oversee the design of electronics solutions.
  • Lead and Support Electronic Reviews with customers and suppliers.
  • Ensure evolving designs meet their project requirements.
  • Lead and Support the development and integration of Electronic solutions.
  • Lead and Support technical design reviews.
  • Review and Sign off Electronic solution data packs and their supporting product information.
  • Support the planning, supervisions, and technical direction to teams of engineers.
  • Direct work assignments, scheduling, and reviews of work in progress.
  • Ensure that products are delivered to the design lifecycles and their required standards.
  • Actively engaging and working with the project team for Systems development.
  • Undertaking of technical Systems presentations.
  • The generation and review of technical reports and reporting on progress.
  • Provide engineering input including cost estimating, project plans, and progress reports.

The Electronics Lead Engineer should have the following Qualifications Skills or Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant electronics discipline.
  • Ideally working towards Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.
  • Team player and able to work with a multi-site and engineering team.
  • Postgraduate experience in an engineering electronic domain.
  • A good communicator able to work with, direct and lead different stakeholders.
  • Ideally have an understanding in the development of Electronic solutions in the UK defence. domain and their associated design standards, notable Armoured Fighting Vehicles.
  • Design of components and Systems for new products for product development.
  • Ability to adopt technical solutions and processes.
  • Good Systems engineering and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Be self-motivated and be able to work in a team.
  • Understanding and experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Ideally understand and experience with Armoured Fighting and Military Vehicles.

**Security Clearance (SC) will be required due to the nature of the Defence products involved**

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have the experience for the Electronics Lead Engineerand you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446127 or send suitable CV's


Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.