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Electrical Hardware Engineering Design Team Lead

Location: Portsmouth

As an Electrical Hardware Engineering Design Team Lead, you will be leading a team of Electrical & Mechanical Hardware Design Engineers working across the engineering lifecycle, from requirements capture, detailed design, qualification, delivery and support. You will be providing design leadership for a range of electrical control and combat systems cabinets.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a challenging and fast paced environment where no two days are the same.


Your main responsibilities as an Electrical Hardware Engineering Design Team Lead will involve: 

  • Developing complex custom product design to meet challenging requirements

  • Growing and developing a sustainable product supply capability

  • Demonstrating capability in delivering complex military products to the highest specifications, providing scope for growth with the success of the team

Lead the Electrical Hardware Engineering Design Team in:

  • Providing engineering governance and technical authority

  • Managing the processes of bid activity, requirement analysis and estimates

  • Controlling quality, cost and schedule

  • Design and integration deliverables

  • Qualification and verification strategy

  • Manufacturing support

  • Installation and commissioning support


Your skills and qualifications as an Electrical Hardware Engineering Design Team Lead:

  • Experienced Engineering Leader with substantial electrical/technical product delivery leadership to deliver electrical hardware design capability, accountable for quality, schedule and budget

  • Act as Technical Authority for the product within the scope of supply, accountable for product integrity and safety

  • Experience of operating in a defence or high integrity product delivery environment

  • Proven experience of relevant industry standards

  • Experience with all phases of the engineering lifecycle and configuration control

  • Strong stakeholder management skills at all levels, leadership of design reviews

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent experience in relevant engineering discipline


What we're looking for in you:

You will have commitment, drive and self-motivation. You will have the ability to integrate and converse with a diverse team of engineers. You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to challenge others when required. You will be able to build relationships with the customer and a wide variety of stakeholders.


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