Lead Applications Engineer

Location: Hingham
Salary: Competitive

As our Lead Applications Engineer, you will be accountable for the output of the Applications Engineering function required to achieve the overall business objectives, ensuring the design, certification and delivery of safe and reliable products that meet our customer’s needs, on time and cost effectively. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with excellent Leadership skills who can steer an engineering team and grow the best talent.

About the role:

The applications engineering team will cover a broad array of responsibilities. Primarily to customize, reconfigure and deliver to our customers seating projects to a high quality, on time and to a budget. 

Customers will include OEMs, including Airbus and Boeing, airlines and integrators.

The applications team will also be responsible for configuration management of our seating products through managing and maintaining released modules of the seat to maximize agility and accuracy when reconfiguring seats for customer projects.

 The department will also be responsible for engineering support.  This will include sales support, through proposed solutions, LOPAs, NRE estimates, production support and product support, i.e supporting our customers with any technical issues or requests.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Providing leadership and direction for the Applications Engineering Team, including determining and setting goals and objectives for the department that supports the business objectives.
  • Promoting and driving personal development for all individuals within the Engineering team.
  • Management and co-ordination of engineering delivery. Driving the engineering team to ensure the delivery of Engineering programmes, products & services to schedule, agreed budgets and required quality levels.
  • Provide input into the business planning budget cycle within area of accountability for engineering, including sizing and shaping the team to deliver the business needs.
  • Support the Sales Team and bid process through providing a technical steer and an assessment of risk, engineering cost and timing.
  • Act as a change catalyst within the business driving functional and business excellence for Engineering. Driving the implementation of process improvement initiatives to deliver opportunities to the engineering team.
  • Deliver team growth through driving recruitment and identifying and utilising internal talent
  • Provide effective technical product support to our customers and production support to our suppliers and production lines.

About the person:

  • Leadership skills - someone who can steer to the engineering team and looks for opportunities for talented individuals, ensuring they have sufficient support to be successful
  • Commercial and Technical Insight
  • Problem solving and creativity – Is able to navigate through a multitude of issues to define a clear way forward.
  • Focus on results - Takes numerous, sustained actions to reach challenging goals, proactively overcoming all obstacles.
  • Planning and organising - Manages multiple and complex projects and resources efficiently
  • Strong priority setting
  • Communicating and influencing - Creates impact by communicating key messages clearly, succinctly and with confidence
  • Excellent negotiating skills

You will have a thriving career if you are enthusiastic, ambitious and passionate about innovation as well as
motivated by a hardworking and a collaborative environment. In return, we promise to give you the
autonomy to cultivate your potential and ensure we celebrate success as a team.

If you are interested in finding out more about our brand-new Lead Applications Engineer position and want to join an exciting business within the aerospace sector, then please email your CV to careers@mirus-as.com

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