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Aircraft System Engineers vacancy in Dhahran or Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (210jc)

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Location: Dhahran or Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Salary: Excellent Packages
Vacancy type: Contract
Sectors: Aviation, Consultancy, Electronics, Engineering, Overseas, Training
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
My client one of the world’s largest Avionic service companies are now seeking a number of Aircraft System Engineers in various roles to support their ongoing contract with the RSAF. This contract will in initially be offered on a one-year contract with up to four more additional one-year extensions.

Your role will be as follows: -
• Responsible to the Director of Aeronautical Engineering to provide day to day advice to RSAF Officers on matters pertaining to systems engineering for all RSAF aircraft and support equipment.
• Provides a primary point of contact for all RSAF systems engineering (mechanical, electrical, and/or engine) issues.
• Enhance RSAF engineering authority capability with regards to aircraft systems engineering.

Your role accountabilities will include: -
• Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total systems to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
• Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
• Review and recommend RSAF authorizations of systems engineering modifications. Progress approval of improvement initiatives through external design organisations and technical authorities.
• Evaluate and perform cost benefit analysis of improvement initiatives.
• Investigate aircraft systems related problems affecting fleet performance and devise innovative solutions. Monitor test programs and evaluate test data to identify problems and/or to verify performance.
• Participate in accident investigations. Evaluate and provide recommendations on major defect and aircraft incident reports.
• Perform studies and participate in research, development and implementation of programmes to improve safety, reliability and maintainability.
• Develop system testing procedures and documentation to verify performance to specification requirements. Participate in the acceptance test of aircraft and equipment.
• Prepare staff correspondence to organisations internal and external to the RSAF.
• Support RSAF officers at meetings and participate in design and programme management reviews.

To be eligible for this role you will need the following qualifications, experience and skills: -
• Engineering Degree BEng (Hons) in Electrical, Mechanical, Electromechanical, Engine, Aeronautical / Systems Engineering.
• Master’s Degree or higher and Chartered Engineer status is desirable.
• A minimum of 10 years of experience in the field of systems engineering, including design, development, integration and test of civil and/or military aircraft and equipment.
• Experience in senior engineering management with a thorough knowledge of engineering authority processes, specifically the types of fighter, transport, rotatory, and/or unmanned aircraft systems.
• A working knowledge of international regulation and policy for military and civil aviation as well as International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
• Must be able to develop and integrate concepts that involve requirements, design, prototyping, production, testing, training and logistics support in all phases of the weapon system life cycle, including all aspects of technical program that involve trade-off of performance, life-cycle cost, risk, producibility, supportability, testability and other engineering requirements in aircraft mechanical, electrical and engine disciplines.
• Must be able to perform reviews of requirements and translates them into technical specifications of equipment, software, facilities, data and personnel; provide technical direction and guidance to lower level technical personnel as necessary. Experience will include technical involvement as applicable in one or more of the following: Research, design, development, production, testing, and performance of theoretical studies, analysis of system design, and recommendations to expand performance and enhance design of applicable system.
• Good written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
• Strong leadership qualities with proven interpersonal and team working skills.
• Computer literate and an experienced user of the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project).

• Knowledge of aviation quality systems, airworthiness, airframe engineering, aircraft control systems, aircraft avionic systems, design engineering, manufacturing, project/programme management, systems engineering, test engineering and aircraft systems integration.
• A good all-round awareness of RSAF processes and procedures.
• A good all-round awareness of RSAF programmes, Suppliers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) Government to Government Standard Agencies, International Standards Agencies and academic/research establishments.

The specific roles my client is seeking to recruit for is as follows:
• QA Engineer
• Structure Engineer
• System Engineer
• Avionics Engineer
• Electrical Engineer
• Software Engineer
• Mechanical Engineer
• Elecromechanical engineer
• Aeronautical Engineer

As this role is based in Saudi Arabia, candidates must meet all of the minimum qualifications as they are not bound by UK or EU Laws, also only individuals up to the age of 55 will be considered for any of these roles.

Please note these roles are only open to UK, US or South African nationals only.

In return they are offering an exception salary and benefits package, which includes, flights, Accommodation, as well as other benefits, for accompanied or unaccompanied personnel and of course the package will be UK and Saudi Tax Free
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