KDC are now recruiting for a new RF Test Engineer to join our client over in Portsmouth. If you're experienced in this field and are interested in the Defence and space industry, then this could be the role you have been waiting for.
Once you start you will be reporting to Head of Assembly Integration and Test (AIT) Test Systems and working within a team of test system specialists to develop and deliver RF test systems used during telecom satellite payload test phases.
After delivery, the systems require support in the UK (Portsmouth) and occasionally abroad in France (Toulouse). This may include test investigations, reporting evidence, attending customer meetings and working closely with other engineering teams within AIT and the Telecoms Payload business, division supporting technical aspects of Engineering and Test
The role requires the person to be self-motivated to work and manage their time efficiently to meet the project schedule dates.
•Develop RF measurements from customer requirements
•Development and maintenance of LabVIEW test executive and libraries of tests
•Integration of new features into existing system
•Produce product documentation, technical and status reports
Qualifications and skills:
•Formal NI qualification with experience developing software in the Test and Measurement field
•Experience of LabVIEW Object Oriented Programming and Classes and Actor Framework
•Experience using RF test instrumentation: Network Analysers, Spectrum Analysers, Power Meters, Signal Generators and Arbitrary Waveform Generators with modulation techniques
•Knowledge of Test Instrumentation control (SCPI)
•Knowledge of satellite architecture and RF test methods typically used within the satellite industry
•Have a working knowledge of other software tools and languages (XML, Subversion (SVN), MATLAB )
•Team player able to integrate easily and quickly into existing AIT teams
Key Words: RF Test Engineer, Test Technician, BPSS, LABVIEW, Satellites, Portsmouth
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- £40 - £45 per hour
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KDC are working with an exciting defence company based in the Weymouth area who are looking for a CAD Design Engineer to support on a contract basis.
The client specialises in the manufacture of advanced composite structures for the marine defence industries, working with exciting technologies and materials to design and build advanced composite structural components and assemblies.
Due to project workload, you will be required check and approve every drawing, MIS, Tooling Spec and document going through engineering (understanding the intimate detail from all 5 Design Engineers, working through all tolerancing).
Catia V5 experience
CAD checking experience
Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Due to the nature of the role candidates will need to have or gain Baseline Clearance.
For more information, click apply!!
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- £30 - £35 per hour
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Are you a driven and ambitious engineer with the ambition to redefine mobility? Are you looking for a new opportunity that will truly challenge you?
KDC is working with a futuristic aerospace company in based in Paris that has assembled a team of world class engineers who are currently working on developing a unique hybrid propulsion aircraft. They have successfully completed several tests and have developed state of the art R&D facilities.
Our client is currently looking for an avionics expert to lead a small team developing the core avionic systems and architecture for the aircraft
You'll be working on:
• Leading avionics development of systems including Navigation, Comms ,Video surveillance and other systems
• Leadership of their close-knit team of avionic engineers
• Specifying and designing architecture
• Ensuring developments are certifiable
• Working with other departments to define and manage system interfaces
• Writing and validating technical documents
• Expertise in DO178, DO254 and ARP4754
• DOORS knowledge is ideal
• Some leadership experience
• 4 years or more experience
Our client offers a career where you'll have the opportunity to relocate to incredible city of Paris and work with the most advanced technologies available within aviation, as well as the opportunity to progress within a highly ambitious business where the mission is to take on the future's most complex engineering challenges.
Want to learn more? Click apply for more details.
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- in line with experience
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Open to a new challenge?
Looking for a 'no-nonsense' and 'common sense' approach to work??
At KDC Resource we find the best candidates for some of the best Engineering and Technology companies in the world.
As a Recruitment Consultant at KDC you will be responsible for finding exceptional talent for our clients. In return they pay us money. When they have done that, we will pay you a chunk of commission (plus a nice base salary, all in a fun & flexible working environment). Sound good so far?
No catches really! We do expect you to work as hard as the rest of us, be positive, smile, and contribute to making our office a great place to work.
Based at our offices at Bournemouth Airport, there is tons of parking,
Some bits below about the job, us and what you will be doing:
There is a shortage of Engineers and Technology professionals, but our clients require more and more of them. (This is why we exist!) You will be expected to find new candidates for our clients by using your initiative to call, message, email, or even plain old meet potential candidates to tell them all the brilliant opportunities we have on offer. You may have guessed that we rate the good old telephone pretty highly. If you have 'telephobia' please save your time and stop reading here!
If not then read on,
We will give you in-house training in recruitment techniques. All we ask of you is that you have bundles of charm, sales skills and persistence. If you have, then speaking to candidates and wowing our clients will be child's play.
We have a monthly lunch club, and beer on a Friday afternoon (dressed down Fridays). Our clients also like to meet us regularly, so there is plenty of opportunity for days out.
You will be joining an ever-expanding team of recruitment consultants, success is completely in your hands. We have clearly defined path of progression, and Leading your own team is realistic if you value this.
KDC Resource is already established in the industry, but we still very much see ourselves in start-up mode with an all hands on deck approach. We have a very informal working environment, great banter, and we are a fairly close bunch. To fit with us, you'll be sound, someone we're happy to have a drink with, basically at your core you are a good egg.
Ideally you will have spent at least 1 year as a recruiter (in-house or agency, we don't discriminate) as recruitment industry knowledge would be an advantage. If you don't have it, don't despair, we can teach you all about it, however any sales experience would be a massive help.
The Salary & Benefits:
Starting salary is £20kpa, with commission available from day one. Within 18 months you can be looking at the next step in your progression, just by meeting your targets. Commission is un-capped; so earn as much as you can! Your benefits will include reward days, 25 days holiday, plus all the normal pensions stuff.
The start date:
As soon as possible, we are growing and the current team need your help!
We really want to hear from you, even if it's just to ask some questions about this job or have a chat.
So, if it sounds of interest click "Apply" below. A CV would be great, but don't sweat it if you don't have one handy!
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KDC are now recruiting for a new Supply Chain Manager to join our client in Portland. If you are working in the supply chain and you're looking for a new challenge where you can build your experience and expand your knowledge, then this could be the job for you.
Day to day task:
•Manage Procurement and Stores functions
•Maintain accuracy and availability of all stock materials, minimising out of life and obsolescence
•Authorise direct and indirect procurement in line with company policy
•Capital Expenditure sourcing and the procurement and provision of services
•Supplier evaluation, selection and approval, management of approved supplier list
•Supplier performance and risk management
•Support Bid Team with all procurement requirements
•Develop staff to ensure that they are all competent and approved for their work tasks
•Co-operate with Heads of Departments, such as Engineering, QA and Finance appreciating those internal customers can be as important as external customers
•Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner, as far as reasonably practicable, as set out in the company health & safety policy and in accordance with the Safe Systems of Work' and Risk Assessments'
•Leadership and communication with both internal and external stakeholders, managing available resources to meet or exceed the budget and targets agreed. Engage with the cross functional management teams in the business and contribute to the overall performance and well-being of the company
•Fulfill the roles and responsibilities defined for the management team within the Business Continuity Management System
•Lead by example; promote and act in accordance with Company values, systems, policies and procedures
•Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply - MCIPs; desirable
•Minimum 5 years Purchasing Experience, preferably gained leading a team
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Customer focused and quick to respond
•Computer literate, Windows based and ERP Knowledge preferred
•A strong team leader; delegates, coaches and mentors within the team
•Practical and positive with a flexible and conscientious get it done approach to work load; acts as a role model to others
•Communicates assertively and professionally at all levels with internal and external contacts; builds effective and supportive working relationships and networks
•Committed to the company culture and values
•A safety-conscious approach to work
Key words: Supply chain, Senior Buyer, Defence, Aerospace, ERP, SAP, AS9100, ISO9001
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- £45000 - £50000 per annum
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