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Electronics Engineering Project Lead

Location: Barnstaple
Company: TT Electronics
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At TT Electronics, you will meet dedicated people who believe that advanced electronics is the key to a brighter, smarter future. Whether it's advanced flight controls, smart surgical tools, intelligent vehicle charging or seamless automation everywhere, advancements like this come from the minds of passionate, creative people - working to a common goal, watching out for each other, and caring about making a difference in the lives of people all over the world.
Our passion? Simplifying the development of complex electronics... it's the reason we exist as an organisation. Our way of life? Fostering a culture that values individuals as well as community and teamwork.
Join us - and work with a team that believes success is measured by more than the bottom line, where you'll find opportunities to achieve your goals, contribute to the lives of others, and build a brighter, smarter future, together.
Our Barnstaple facility is located in North Devon. Founded in 1948, the site now employs approximately 250 employees and features the Aero Stanrew brand of electromagnetic components, printed-circuit board assemblies, cabinet wiring and electronic test equipment for safety critical applications in aerospace and defence, industrial and transportation industries.
Here, employee engagement is centre stage; we're focussed on our employees and making TT a great place to work. We continue to invest and improve the site's facilities, regularly get involved in fundraising for local charities, have an active social club and a group wide focus on 'Build Expertise' in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, developing our current employees and encouraging others to join our industry.
In addition to adopting a great working atmosphere, we are also pleased to offer a comprehensive range of employee benefits including:
- Discounted Gym membership
- Life assurance
- Fresh fruit and hot drinks
- Cycle to work scheme
- Company share-save scheme (eligible after a qualifying period)
- Contributory pension scheme
As part of our growth strategy, we are seeking an experienced technical project manager with a track record in the sucessful delivery of engineering projects.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the Leadership and co-ordination of engineering projects related to electronics and test equipment to ensure they deliver on time, cost and quality.
Key Responsibilities
To provide project leadership for projects related to electronics and test equipment throughout lifecycle, from receipt of enquiry through to delivery or hand-off to operations.
Accountable for:
- Completion of allocated projects to meet requirements, within budget and on time.
- Issue of quotations for new projects on time to agreed target date.
- Project and personal conformance with all applicable company procedures and policies.
Responsible for:
Project (Product and Technology developments);
- Preparation and maintenance of project plans and task allocations
- Liaison with all functions within the business as necessary for successful execution of the project
- Monitoring and progressing tasks and deliverables
- Preparing and tracking Key Performance Indicators to measure quality, cost and delivery of allocated project(s).
- Reporting on project status to company management
- Co-ordination & communication with and between internal and external stakeholders on technical, schedule and commercial matters
- Managing changes of scope to balance customer requirements and our business commercial and operational needs
- Ensuring projects conform with all applicable contractual terms and conditions
- Ensuring projects conform with defined NPI and R&T procedures and policy
- Planning, preparing and running reviews
Carrying out tasks within the projects as required to achieve the project goals, including but not limited to;
- Reviewing of requirements & maintenance of compliance documentation
- Compilation of proposals and cost estimates, in collaboration with all appropriate functions within the business
- Supplier engagement and monitoring (working with supply chain team)
- Generation of Bills of Materials within the company ERP
- Reporting of project status to customers and/or funding agencies
- Compiling reports and presentations
- Completion of documentation and data entry required to secure payments
- Completion of quotation projects vs new products/technology from agreement to proceed with quote (Gate 0) to internal approval of proposal (Gate 2).
- Taking a pro-active approach to maintenance of a safe environment and working practices for themselves and others within the business involved in the execution of the projects they lead.
- Assisting in writing and improving relevant procedures for the efficient and effective operation of the business
- Supporting site audits (AS9100, etc) relating to areas of responsibility
- Supporting business development and presentations to our existing and potential customer
Essential Skills and Experience:
- Degree educated in a technical discipline, although an HND (or similar) with equivalent experience may be considered.
- Demonstrated experience in project management of small to medium sized engineering development projects.
- Experience in core project management administration skills (gantt charts, etc)
- Understanding of engineering and able to understand and communicate technical issues
- Strong IT skills (MS Office, Project Planning, etc
- Strong planning skills and understanding of essentials of project management
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Independant, self-starter
- Pro-active
- Effective relationship building skills
- Resilient to challenge and willing to challenge back
- Willingness to learn and accept constructive advice
- Enthusiasm for the work
- Drive to successfully complete a task quickly and to a good standard
- Treating colleagues, co-workers, managers, partners, suppliers and customers with equal respect and professionalism at all times
Desireable Skills and Experience
- Formal project management qualifications such as Prince 2
- Experience in aerospace, defence or similar industry.
- Engineering background or qualification, ideally degree.
- Experience with formal product / technology development processes (gated reviews, etc)
Requisition ID: 2021-3333
Seniority Level: Associate
External Company Name: TT Electronics plc
External Company URL:
Estimated Travel Required: 0 - 10%
Address Line 1: Unit 1 Gratton Way
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