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Technical Management – Equipment Engineer

Location: Lancashire / Hybrid working

Job type: Permanent and contract available

Salary: Competitive

Company overview:

Delkia is a fast-growing engineering and technical company based in Cumbria and Preston, Lancashire. We are proud of our reputation as a specialist systems integrator for safety-related & mission-critical systems in aerospace, clean energy & maritime sectors; providing consultancy, electrical, instrumentation & control system, engineering design & build services – with our own production facilities & Electronics lab.

Overview of the role:

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint enthusiastic and highly motivated Product Management – Equipment Engineers to join our dynamic team at Delkia. Our aerospace team is looking to provide competent engineering support to a major local defence contractor. As such we are looking to recruit against several roles within the Subsystem Equipment teams.

Candidates will be required to obtain security clearance and to work on site when required (initially 4-5 days per week to enable training and familiarisation, with the expectation of evolving to 1-2 days on site per week, or fortnight, allowing more working from home). Key


• Manage the supplier’s engineering programme

• Ensuring distribution of updated design specification to the suppliers

• Liaison with procurement for technical advice and supplier liaison

• Attend supplier reviews (virtual and face to face) as required

• Review and process supplier technical documentation (DRL’s) plus review and acceptance of any resulting amendments

• Coordinate evidence to support Design Certification delivery including Technical Publications and Logistical support aspects

• Manage Change Applications through CCBs including recommending Type Change Classifications to the Sub System CVEs

• Process formal Change Proposals through to Change Approvals

• Attend internal progress and management reviews

• Support Certification Plan deliverable to the satisfaction of the CVEs

• Support equipment Qualification Plans associated with Certification, optimising installation, rig, and flight testing as required

• Facilitate Certification gate review(s) with equipment CVE as the Design Authority

• Facilitate and witness rig and flight test activities as required in relation to equipment certification

• Support to Physical/Functional Configuration Audits

• Advising on In-Service Fault Investigations and Queries

Qualifications & Skills:

• Engineering Degree qualified or equivalent in Aerospace or Systems Engineering.

• Experience in avionic engineering domain.

• Demonstrable experience and training of critically reviewing product related regulations and standards establishing a robust process to assuring customer deliverables.

• Expertise in the principles and application of ARP 4754, RTCA DO-178, RTCA DO-200, RTCA DO-254, and RTCA DO-330 or Equivalents.

• An in-depth understanding of the full product lifecycle of programmes particularly for the UK MoD and the MoD customer acquisition processes.

• Broad Systems engineering lifecycle knowledge (ISO15288.1) and application of associated Technical Reviews.

• Understanding of the MAA Regulatory Environment and MACP.

• Familiar with avionic supply chains and capabilities.

• Dedication to quality, configuration, reliability, security and safety with a data and evidence driven mindset.

• SC Clearance or ability to attain.

• MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), and CAD / PLM / ERP literacy.


• Flexible working

• Training and development

• Excellent company standards

• Cycle-to-work scheme

• Health care

• Company bonus scheme

• Benefits package

• Great team spirit

• Organised social events

• Professional membership


To be the leading engineering and technology partner for safety-related and mission-critical systems.


To enable a safer, more resilient world through the provision of engineering and technological solutions. We take pride in our role as a partner for safety-critical systems, ensuring the protection of people, assets, and missions that matter most.


• Collaboration and teamwork

• Integrity, trust and accountability

• Safety and security

• Client focused

• Positive social value and impact

• Continuous improvement


Our purpose is to protect lives and critical assets.

Equal opportunities:

Delkia 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.

Please be aware that many roles working for Delkia will be subject to security vetting restrictions. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

To apply: Please send your CV to

Note to Agencies: Delkia has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. Please note that any unsolicited CVs submitted will be deemed as gifted to Delkia and any terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.


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