Full time
Posted 1 year ago

Chief Systems Engineer

This opening would suit a creative, influential, technical leader who wants to use their product development expertise to take on the challenge of delivering a next generation electronic hardware system. 

Leading a small team, you will be developing the next generation of military emergency airfield lighting systems (MEALS Division).   AGI design and manufacture naval defence hardware which is exported to over 50 countries.   You will be working for an established business with a strong order book and positive long-term forecast. 

The role includes a broad set of functions including design project lead, technical customer liaison & product manager. 

If you are a highly competent leader of systems development, we would like to learn more about you and discuss why AGI might be the perfect place for the next stage of your career. 


Essential attributes required for this position. 

Engineering degree 

Experience in design programme management on multiple projects and programmes 

Working with multi-disciplinary teams/resources 

Solid understanding of photomectrics, LED, battery management and RF design 

Understanding of CAA, FAA and ICAO requirementsor equivalent heavily regulated product development experience 


Live (or willing to relocate) within a commutable distance from Poole 


The following attributes would be a distinct advantage 

Engineering experience within the civil or military aviation industry desirable 


Some of the reasons people enjoy working for AGI 

Learning & development opportunities with a focus on role specific learning (support towards chartership & recognised training programmes e.g. ILM/CMI/APM/ACCA/CIPS).   

culture where excellence is recognised and rewarded.    Exceptionally strong order book and future projections in a buoyant & resilient sector.  Fast-paced equity backed business.  Creative ideas and change are encouraged and supported.  Roles at AGI are broad in scope and technically challenging.   Visible, engaging, and accessible Leadership.  Tangible track record of internal opportunitypromotion, and people development.   

Ex-Forces friendly employer providing the perfect platform for Service Leavers to utilise their skills.  STEM champions and Next-Gen mentoring opportunities  


Additional Perks and benefits 

Cycle to work Scheme, free tea coffee and refreshments, spot award bonuses, ample onsite parking, open plan office, flexible working, employee assistance programme, company awards25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays). 



If you would like to explore this opportunity further, apply now or contact Jay Hannen at AGI Poole e; jay.hannen@agiltd.co.uk


About Us 

Aeronautical & General Instruments Limited (AGI) is an established British company, which manufactures a wide range of instruments and systems for the defence and civil markets worldwide.   You can learn more about us on our company website and LinkedIn pages. 

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