Senior Design Engineer - Interior Structures

07 May 2013
04 Jun 2013
Jamie Ali
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Design Engineer - Interior Structures
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary: £35K to £42K P/A
Hours of Work: 39 hours per week - Semi Flexible
Holidays: 25 days + Bank holidays
Job Purpose
A Senior Design Engineer, reporting to the Engineering Manager, is responsible for the delivery of engineering designs and drawings, which meet the requirements defined by their task leader, whilst at the same time ensuring that the completed work package incorporates best practice in all areas.
Key Responsibilities
Responsible for the design and detail modelling of a variety of suite components in order to meet the programme requirements.
Responsible for the creation of Service Bulletins, Repair Schemes and Service Letters that meets the customers modifications or repair needs and that conform to E.A.S.A. requirements through our D.O.A. procedures.
Cost and weight targets must be managed and met
Senior Design engineers will be expected to communicate effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers.
Participate in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the New Product Introduction process
The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element
Ensure the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole
Follow and contribute to the development of the Best Practice guidelines as laid out in Quality documentation
To check engineering packages
Generate and/or revise specifications.
To compile compliance matrix to customer specification requirements.
From time to time, Design engineers must be prepared to undertake other tasks as requested by their immediate supervisors.
Participate in the validation of the product (using such methods as prototyping, test, DFMEA).
To guide, mentor and advise other design engineering staff.
To help produce engineering quotes to specifications or customer repair demands.
Educational Requirements
Engineering degree or ONC/HNC in design related field and proven related experience
Technical Skills / Competencies
Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions based on years of successful interior design experience of Aircraft Galleys, Crew rests and other related monuments.
Competent user of the incumbent CAD and data management systems
A working knowledge of the various methods of manufacture to be employed such as: Machining, Casting, Vacuum forming, Injection moulding, Composite materials, Trim and finish, An understanding of the selection of appropriate hardware (fasteners etc), A good understanding of the manufacturing capabilities and limitations of MUA good understanding of the methods of assembly employed by Operations, An understanding of the effective application of tolerances and G D & T, An understanding of material selection, An understanding of protective treatments, An understanding of aircraft interior architecture with a working knowledge of Boeing, Airbus requirements. An understanding of the best practice for the integration of mechanical and electrical systems, Familiarity with company procedures and best practices, Awareness of the certification framework within which the work is undertaken, A good working knowledge of the companies change control process, A good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
If this is of interest to you, please contact or Jamie Ali or John Paul O'Hare on 01329 232221 or send your CV to