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Engineering Project Lead

  • Location: Cwmbran
  • Salary: £45.00 - £50.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Stella Grundy
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 14 December 2023
  • Job Ref: BBBH81300_1698924790

Would you like to join a global aviation & aerospace organisation? Do you want to play a key part in the design and production of exciting new products?

Due to continued investment, this leading-edge manufacturing business is currently in the midst of a huge recruitment drive and is looking for a Engineering Project Lead to join their growing team in Cwmbran, Newport on a 6 month contract basis.

The Role

Within the role of Engineering Project Lead you'll be responsible for:


To succeed within the role of Engineering Project Lead , you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

  • Effective planning of engineering projects including design, product development, testing and airworthiness approvals.
  • Creation of coherent Work Breakdown Structures & Product Breakdown Structures
  • Creation of robust engineering plans and delivering under gated processes (MER, PROMPT, PLS)
  • Effective management of costs, resources and requirements
  • Generate and maintain customer product specifications
  • Effective management of Work packages (Partners, Outsource providers)


Degree level or equivalent, MSc preferred, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Engineering disciplines. Project Management experience will be an advantage.

Essential skills:

  • Product development and associated processes
  • Systems Engineering (Requirements Engineering, MBSE, Functional design)
  • Mechanical, electrical and systems design
  • Configuration Management


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
  • Achieve a work/life balance
  • Develop your skills


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! Send your CV to Stella today!