Design Engineer - Mechanical
As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available at our Leighton Buzzard Facility in the UK, including Design Engineers.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsibilities include researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.
Key responsibilities include –
The design and detail modelling of a variety of suite components in order to meet the programme requirements The creation of Service Bulletins, Repair Schemes and Service Letters that meets the customers modifications or repair needs and that conform to EASA requirements through our DOA procedures Managing and meeting cost and weight targets Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, translating technical information (Airbus, Boeing, Sukhoi and other Commercial airlines) Participating 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 Ensuring the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole Following and contributing to the development of the Best Practice guidelines as laid out in Quality documentation Checking engineering packages Generating and/or revising specifications Participating in the validation of the product (using such methods as prototyping, test, DFMEA) Any other reasonable duties
We are looking for someone who has an Engineering degree or ONC/HNC in design related field and/or proven related experience
Effective oral and written communication skills Good team working skills The ability to work with a low level of supervision and intervention Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions Competent user of the incumbent CAD and data management systems MS Word, Excel and Outlook 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
PLEASE NOTE - you must be able to attend an assessment centre in the UK.