Key information

An exciting role on offer for a Head of Hardware Engineering looking to play a key role in establishing Hardware Engineering Capability for development of various avionics, allied industries and adjacent markets products for a world leading fortune 100 company.

What are your team key projects?

The hardware team is responsible for all aspects of electronics design, FPGA/ASIC and mechanical packaging. In this role, you will build and manage this multi-disciplinary team and will be responsible for owning product and/or artefact delivery to agreed requirements, standards and customer milestones.
This is a critical position that will see you attract and nurture talent, build expertise, communicate vision, energize and motivate the team, lead and manage technical delivery to industry standards such as – but not limited to – DO-254 for Aerospace products and IEC 61508 for industrial products.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of effective team building, developing talent, motivating teams and working to strict deadlines with a winning attitude, ideally within the Aerospace and/or electronics industry under the auspices of a globally recognized quality management system such as AS9100. A strong product/project background and the ability to drive product development with pragmatism to process is a requirement.

You will work on

  • Building electronic hardware design capability covering analog, digital, FPGA and mechanical packaging.
  • Building hardware design modelling and simulation capability
  • High integrity product design for safety critical applications in the aerospace and industrial markets
  • Alongside software and systems engineering teams cooperation
  • Mainly office based but travel to suppliers/customers and other GE sites in UK and US expected

What we expect from you?

  • Degree qualified in Electrical/Electronics engineering or Systems Engineering
  • Proven track record of building capability, attracting, nurturing and retaining talent and expertise
  • Significant experience of working within the Aerospace and/or Electronics industry
  • Strong product/project management background
  • Motivator, Influential, passionate to deliver, creative and energetic
  • Fluent English skills

What extra you can get?