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  • MS Dynamics NAV - System Administrator

    Are you a System Administrator with expertise in coordinating the implementation of the MS Dynamics NAV? Are you interested in supporting the development of a futuristic fleet of autonomous aircraft that will change the urban landscape of tomorrow?

    KDC is working with a revolutionary technology company in Germany that is looking for a System Administrator with experience of managing ERP projects to coordinate the implementation of MS Dynamics NAV. This is an initial 6 month contract to be based in Germany, with the view to extend or become permanent depending on preference.

    This represents a unique opportunity to progress your career in a rapidly growing company that has ambitions to shape the future of travel with state-of-the-art technology.

    You will be:
    • Coordinating the implementation of MS Dynamics NAV
    • Installing and administrating new modules
    • Defining and implementing business processes in the software
    • Administration and integration of further systems such as Product Lifecycle Management and Business Intelligence
    • Configuring programs and systems, managing access rights
    • Analysing departmental requirements and deriving reasonable technical solution concepts
    • Performing workshops/seminars developing technical concepts

    You'll need:
    • Experience in Aerospace or Automotive environment
    • Ideally 3 years minimum relevant experience
    • Experience in installation, basic administration, implementation and introduction of MS Dynamics NAV
    • Some experience in the new version Dynamics 365 Business Central is beneficial, but not required
    • Experience in the administration of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems, ideally Integrity and Windchill
    • Distinct willingness to learn and quickly familiarise oneself with new subject areas
    Hands-On mentality with a responsible, proactive and solution-oriented way of working

    In addition to an exciting career opportunity, our client is offering market-leading rates and an inclusive benefits package.

    If you'd like to find out some more information and see if this is a role which could represent the next step in your career, please click apply or get in contact via the methods shown.

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    Frankfurt am Main
    In line with experience
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  • Navigation Engineer

    Navigation Engineer - Harwelll

    Are you a Navigation Engineer with a background in Navigation of different spacecraft looking for a progressive position in a satellite communications company? You should be able to use GNSS constellation signals, inter-satellite ranging signals and others? KDC are working on a position that could offer you a challenging role based in Harwell, Oxfordshire.

    Participation on the analysis and design of navigation functionalities, modelling and testing.
    Navigation simulators (including sensors modelling) building, tailoring and set-up.

    At least, master thesis or similar dedicated to related aspects with 0 - 2 years experience

    Required Knowledge
    • GNSS based absolute and relative navigationAdvanced
    • Inter-satellite links (ranging/communication)Medium
    • GNSS and RF antennas calibrationMedium
    • Navigation filtering (Kalman filters and others)Advanced
    • Matlab/SimulinkMedium
    Valuable Knowledge
    • Presentation skillsMedium
    • System engineeringBasic

    If this position is something of interest, please send through your CV and call 01202 596366 to speak to Eugene.

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    Competitive Salary Offered
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  • Cost Modeller

    Cost Modeller
    Are you a cost modeller who is advanced in Microsoft excel? Have you got experience using oracle? Can you work independently? Have you got a background in finance in the public sector? Have you got experience using financial systems? If you do this role could be for you!
    About the role,
    You will be working in Leeds for the Ministry Of Justice at 5 Wellington place under an initial 6 month contract. The work you'll be doing is outside the IR35 scope so you can go through a limited company.
    Minimum requirements,
    For this role you will need to have a very strong knowledge of Microsoft excel as you will be heavily using this system in your day to day work. You should also be able to interrogate, manipulate and analyse data. You need to have some experience of financial systems, if you have oracle financials this is advantageous. You should have some experience in public sector outsourced contract arrangements. If you have experience in P2P major contract management situations this is highly beneficial in your application. You need to have shown you can manipulate and handle data in a previous role.

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    In Line With Experience
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  • Licensed Engineer

    Do you have a passion for working within the Aviation industry and currently seeking your next contract opportunity?

    KDC are currently working closely with an Aviation company that specialise in the design, manufacture, and maintenance of aircrafts for the police, ambulance and emergency services.

    Due to significant growth and an increase in workload, this company is actively seeking several B1.3 Licenced Engineers to be based in either Lincoln, Doncaster or Redhill.

    You will be responsible for carrying out maintenance tasks as directed on a variety of rotary aircrafts.

    This opportunity will allow you to develop your skill set and gain further experience in the following areas:

    • Carry out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on the aircrafts
    • Certify your own work and when necessary examine/check work of unlicenced fitters within the company and certify.
    • Maintain and improve Company standards.
    • Ensure correct compilation and completion of aircraft documentation in accordance with Company procedures, prior to the release of aircraft.

    Preferred Skills
    • B1.3 and B2 licenced
    • Type rated or experienced working on the following aircrafts - AW169 or MD902
    • Willing to relocate or live within an hour of the location

    Keywords: B1, B1.3, B2, licensed engineer, aircraft maintenance

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  • Operations Manager

    KDC Projects are an Aerospace engineering organisation who are seeking an Operations Manager to join their team based in Bristol! This position will offer you a challenging role where you would be rewarded with growth and development, careers progression and intricate projects to keep you continuously motivated. Reporting to the Business Manager, you will play an important role in all day to day operational aspects related to the assigned area. You will have a proven track record of providing leadership and oversight of the provision of engineering service, in line with the agreed strategy.

    Key Responsibilities

    ·With the support of Team Leaders and Project Managers deliver all projects in their assigned area to Time, Cost and Quality requirements
    ·Responsible for all PMO activities (full lifecycle from Bid Management to execution through to project close out and lessons learnt)
    ·Accountable for the implementation of operational systems, processes, and policies and any subsequent improvements
    ·Long and short term strategic planning, execution and monitoring
    ·Active risk management and crisis management
    ·Resource management
    ·Ensure IT systems required for service provision are available and suitable
    ·Account Management responsibilities for allocated Clients
    ·Collaboration with Business Development Manager on new clients


    ·Proven track record of team leadership and Project Management
    ·Ability to communicate effectively with, and influence, internal and external stakeholders
    ·Demonstrated experience in risk and dependency management
    ·Experience of working under pressure/ resilience
    ·Good organisational skills
    ·Quick learner and highly self-motivated
    ·Strong commercial awareness
    ·Dynamic and innovative
    ·Analytical and pragmatic


    ·Experience with Airbus Products
    ·Aerospace experience

    Apply now or call Holly Auger on 01202 596374

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    £45000 - £50000 per annum
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