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Systems Engineer


Williams Advanced Engineering exists to accelerate the advantage and impact of our clients. We do it through innovative engineering and technology that solves complex problems and brings a step-change in weight, speed and efficiency. Join us to help fulfil our mission to accelerate an efficient, electric and sustainable future.

An opportunity has arisen for Systems Engineer to join our Mechanical & Systems Department, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering Mechanical Systems on Heavy Engineering Projects within WAE including large trucks and rail within the Mining Sector.

The candidate will be deployed by the Systems Engineering Group into complex programmes with multiple projects.

Job role:

  • The engineering delivery of specific commodity groups across Mechanical Engineering
  • Requirements and Target Setting
  • Project Planning and Commodity Planning
  • Test Planning and Execution
  • Engineering and Technical Sign off of Systems
  • Change Management
  • Review key project metrics to identify areas of help and support
  • Be deployed onto major projects and support the Senior Project Managers and Chief Engineers when required.
  • Improving the efficiency within the engineering delivery of projects
  • Be the point of escalation for any technical creating, manging and updating operational procedures that deliver engineering.

You’ll have:

  • LEAN Product Development Practitioner within an Engineering business (Six Sigma Knowledge and Continuous Improvement)
  • Pragmatic adoption of Gateway Processes including APQP, PPAP, ESO, DVP, DFMEA, key deliverables and KPis
  • Experience of 3D CAD and PML software (ideally NX and Team centre)
  • Understanding of the TRL and MRL definitions
  • Hands on proactive attitude
  • Able to work in very challenging time schedule.
  • Data lead decision maker

We’ll provide:

  • Training to add to your existing skills and accelerate your career.
  • A supportive and empowering work environment.

Application deadline:

Closing date for applications is 15th December 2022


We are based on the Williams technical campus in Grove, Oxfordshire, UK. 20 minutes’ drive South of Oxford, UK.

Disclaimers and DEI:

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. At WAE we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skills. WAE is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.  



26 Days Holiday

Increase with service

Options to buy/sell up to 1 week every December

2 x Car Schemes

Jaguar Land Rover and Tusker ULE

Bonus Scheme

We offer a performance based bonus scheme

Childcare Benefits

Childcare vouchers

TEDS Nursery Vouchers

Health and Fitness

Free onsite gym with classes

National gym membership discounts available

Private Medical Insurance

8% employer contributions rising to 10% after 3 years

Staff Events

Cycle to work scheme

Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website wae.com/careers.