Senior Obsolescence Engineer

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Job title: Senior Obsolescence Engineer

Job Description

The Electronics Engineering discipline at Leonardo in Edinburgh requires an Engineer to carryout Obsolescence Management related tasks. Reporting to the Obsolescence lead, you will be responsible for the delivery of Obsolescence Management tasks as defined by Function processes and procedures.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Carryout activities relating to Customer notification, Obsolescence activity reviews and Information Management utilising company processes and tools
  • Carry out BoM reviews and Obsolescence monitoring activities utilising company tools set
  • Develop Selected Component Lists and agree sign off with DA
  • Generation of Obsolescence Management Plans (OMP)
  • Capable of liaising with external suppliers to obtain up to date obsolescence status
  • Provide support to Obsolescence Lead to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Develop key relationships with IPT to obtain ‘buy-in’ and cooperation in order to achieve objectives and fulfil responsibilities
  • Review Obsolescence process effectiveness with line manager and take an active role to improvement activities and procedure documents with view to enhance and develop
  • Undertake regular Obsolescence Review Boards with IPT to ensure effective closure of open actions

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge

The following skills and experience is expected.

  • Engineering Qualification
  • Familiar with design and manufacturing
  • Awareness of Obsolescence Management processes
  • Familiarity with Electronic Component datasheets and specifications
  • Manage own work on a day to day basis, under supervision
  • Generally work to well defined processes and instructions
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal and external customers / suppliers

Personal Attributes

  • Good at working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Self-motivated
  • Willing to take responsibility for tasks
  • Good communicator both verbal and written
  • Able to listen to others ideas and work towards common objectives

Intrinsic Job Factors

This is an office/ home-based role, dependant on incumbent's work life balance and needs of the business. It will involve working 37 hours per week and the utilisation of display screen equipment. The role can often be in a demanding environment.

 Equal Opportunities

The company is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Decisions about recruitment and selection will be made objectively and without unlawful or unfair discrimination.

Primary Location:

GB - Edinburgh

Contract Type:


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