Overview

Project Engineer – Aviation Job at Leidos – in Bedford

Job Description

Description

Job Description:
Aviation Project Engineer

Leidos Security Detection & Automation programs organization is comprised of highly skilled, motivated and customer focused professionals that are experts on customer relationships, understanding their needs and providing the right solution with Leidos Aviation products.

As a Project Engineer – Aviation and working for an industry leader, you’ll be responsible for managing customer relationship, reporting, cost and technical performance of aviation programs or series of programs. You will plan, organize and integrate company resources required to successfully manage the projects program and meet contractual obligations. Establish scope of works for the team and obtaining their commitments to deliver, by being the main interface to the customers while delegating specific contact roles to other team members.

Reporting to directly to the Portfolio Manager, with a dotted line to the Program Manager (PM), this is an exciting opportunity to use your project engineering, technical expertise and project/program coordination skills to contribute to our team’s success in the Europe and Africa region. Travel will be required at times, although many duties can be performed from the UK.

In this mission, we look for ambitious candidates who would play a key role in the initial phases of the project/programs and continue to support them until achievement of a successful handover to the customer or our Service team. The roles and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the roles described below.

Primary responsibilities will include:
Project documentation, submission and approvals

Technical and design coordination, attend meetings

Support PM for shipment, delivery, storage coordination

Oversee project schedule and site progress with Site Supervisor

Support Site Supervisor on site coordination and documentation

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this role you must have:
Degree in Engineering discipline, or relevant experience

Excellent on MS Office, MS Project, Acrobat

Working knowledge for Project Coordination and Documentation

Project engineering experience in Security Screening and Explosive Detections Systems

Demonstrable experience in a similar role, with the ability to visualize and discuss solutions with confidence

Effective communication skills both written and verbal

Demonstrable business and financial acumen

Proven cost management and sales productivity experience

A strategic mindset

A collaborative approach with the ability to adapt and lead change courageously

Security clearance is an advantage but not essential as applications will be made

Preferred Qualifications

AutoCAD, Revit, BIM, Primavera, PMP, and Finance knowledge is a plus

In return you will receive:
A competitive salary including performance bonus and package with Car Allowance

The opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience across the general automation space and other market sectors

Access to our brand-new bespoke Head Office facility that will showcase our solutions with ‘state of the art’ customer facilities

The opportunity to be part of a growing global organisation

Location:
Depending upon candidate home location the role will be based from either our Bedford centre of excellence hub or home based in addition role includes regular travel to other locations within the UK and worldwide, therefore a valid passport and full driving licence is mandatory.

Additional information: Applications will only be accepted from individuals who possess current eligibility to live and work within the EEA.

External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
Other Clearance

Travel:
Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
37.5

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

About Company

Company: Leidos –

Company Location:  Bedford

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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