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Engineering Project Manager

  • Location

    Devon, England

  • Sectors:

    Projects & Programmes

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  • Salary:

    £58000 - £63000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Emma Bryan

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the Aerospace Engineering Project Manager will lead a cross functional team responsible for execution and delivery of Engineering Projects across the lifecycle, including NPD, in-production/in-service support. The role will also include:

  • Cradle to grave project management for launch & NPD
  • Management of technical solution development in line with technical skills and experience
  • Scope management, assigned resources, costs
  • Lead indirect project support including designers, stress engineers
  • Provide project control including progress and metrics
  • Collate and manage NPI, product development, CI and cost reduction projects to the wider team
  • Work with customer facing programme manager
  • Lesson learnt from design stages
  • Implementation phase of the project
  • Project budget, timing and profitability responsibilities
  • Initiate technical concepts and product costing
  • Report project status internally and externally and conducts reviews
  • Successful closure of Project

The Person

The experience required of the Aerospace Engineering Project Manager based from the Devon site will include:


  • Aero/Defence experience
  • 5 years Project management experience leading engineering projects to develop aero/defence products or systems
  • Technical design background
  • New Product Development lifecycle (from qualification into series production)
  • Design lifecycle, verification & validation and production processes
  • Experience of leading project teams
  • Record of meeting Project Completion Dates
  • Project management tools and techniques to manage costs and schedule
  • Analytical and problem solving skills


  • University degree (ideally in mechanical or engineering subject)
  • Aircraft actuation systems, wings/ structures, fuel systems, avionics or landing gear experience

The Company
They are a leading tier 1&2 Aero/defence manufacturer based in the Devon area who are rapidly expanding. With a few sites in the UK, the business offer long term development and now is a great time to join.


  • £58,000- £69,000
  • Pension
  • Days- 39 hours