South West
Contract and Permanent Roles available
22 Feb 2013
22 Mar 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

Key Activities ~

-                Fully responsible for timely and accurate preparation of mass properties                          reports for all programs.

-                Check all mass properties estimates developed by weight engineering                            staff/sub contractors.

-                Data management of changes to the mass properties estimate.

-                Active monitoring of the design of the aircraft for weight control practices.

-                Active monitoring of the production of the aircraft for weight control practices.

-                Preparation and presentation of alternative design and build materials,                             arrangement, and/or practices to control weight growth.

-                Attend meetings with Client.

-                Supervise or assist in weighing of large assemblies when required. 


Knowledge required ~

-                Educated to Degree level or equivalent in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering

-                Knowledge of CATIA V5 mass analysis programme.

-                Excellent knowledge of MS Office EXCEL/ Word.

-                Prior assignment as an experienced weight engineer is necessary. 


The Person ~

-                self-motivated and able to take responsibility for own work within a team.

-                able to work to tight, demanding deadlines and customer demands.

-                enjoys working in teams and interacting with others.

-                Ability to work effectively within an integrated project team.

-                able to establish credibility with internal and external customers.

-                interest in mechanical/technical advances.   

-                fluent written and verbal English language skills.

-                EU Member Passport Holder.