Control Systems Engineering ManagerNew Malden, GBR

Your Opportunity to Define Possible . Our Opportunity t o Deliver the Nation's Security . Together.

Salary: £58,000 - £80,000

Role clearance type: You must be able to gain and maintain the relevant UK Government clearance in line with the job role (SC).

Location: Burlington House, New Malden, Kingston-Upon-Thames, London, UK.

Your Opportunity:

In this role you will part of the team that works on cutting-edge technology and capabilities whilst applying Control Systems Engineering techniques in a very specific fashion on strategically important National Defence Programmes.

As the technical lead for the software engineering team, this role will be to drive the delivery of software artefacts and to proactively manage the day to day tasks of the software team, ensuring full lifecycle and customer requirements are met through process and procedural activities.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.

  • Flexible Benefits Package - choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.

  • Employee Incentive Programme - exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel

  • Career Development - opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring that all Control Systems Software is carried out correctly, as per company processes and procedures across all our programs.

  • Direct line management responsibilities for a team of Engineers - including tasks such as (but not limited to) career development, talent management, performance management, resource and leave management.

  • Be accountable for engagement activities for all the teams within role scope, working with key stakeholders on wider focus activities within the business.

  • Display strong alignment to the NG "Manager" leadership characteristics.

  • Work with the Account Engineering Authority, Software Leads, Business and Technical leadership to develop workforce plans, covering resourcing, training & development.

  • Produce technical documentation in accordance with company/customer procedures.

  • Specify, design and test solutions for PLC & SCADA control systems.

Your Experience:

  • Must be a confident people manager with demonstrable experience, previous people management experience is essential.

  • Confident communicator, both written and verbal.

  • 10+ years in a Control Systems engineering environment, preferably using Siemens S7-300F and S7-400FH PLCs.

  • A deep appreciation and understanding of the skillsets and work conducted by Control Systems Engineers, and the requirements of building and developing the skillsets for the department.

  • Degree, HND, HNC or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic engineering or a related discipline e.g. C&I engineering, Systems engineering.

Your Future Team

"People are our most important asset. It's my role to ensure that we have empowered and independent engineers who can apply their skills and engineering thinking across our various programmes, delivering not only technical but professional solutions whilst enabling continuous learning both within and outside their functional skills base."

Engineering Authority Under Water Account @ Northrop Grumman UK

As a multi-disciplined collaborative team we deliver total solutions to our customers. We think outside of the box, to achieve the desired functional capability that in other industries is often overlooked or not necessary.

Our matrix driven organisation provides new experiences and skills, with continuous development both at a functional level and at a programme level. We are proud of our quality of work.

Diversity is at the heart of our success. Our team share experience, knowledge and new thinking gained from a wide range of backgrounds perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements across several industries. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry . We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We'll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business.

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And w ithin a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes - then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who'll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I'd like to find out more - email to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquiries.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation's security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

UK Defence Business:

Our UK Defence business is a Sovereign software and systems centre of excellence. As well as developing and supporting UK wide and internationally deployed multi-domain command and control systems, our work is critical to the modern backbone of the Royal Navy. We pioneer - with fierce curiosity, dedication, and innovation, we seek to solve the world's most challenging problems.

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Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce.