Electrical Design Engineer

B/E Aerospace
Competative + OT + Benefits
20 Jan 2017
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available at our Leighton Buzzard Facility in the UK, including an Electrical Design Engineer.


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for Researching, developing and designing the Electrical components, equipment and system installations.


Specifically this role is responsible for:

  • Defining the installation requirements of electrical systems and components
  • Creating and designing interior cabin furnished monument Electrical drawings and 3D models
  • Ensuring compliance of design to latest customer and airworthiness requirements
  • Checking of engineering data produced by peers
  • Participating in design reviews of Galley electrical installations
  • 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
  • Supporting Mechanical Design Engineers within the group with guidance on electrical issues
  • Supporting problem solving during manufacturing build process and through aftermarket queries
  • Customer support
  • Assisting in definition and supplier selection for Galley components and equipment. Ensuring technical, commercial and weight targets are maintained
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with peers, suppliers and customers
  • Development and introduction of new product and product improvements
  • Any other reasonable duties as required


We are looking for someone ideally with an Engineering degree or ONC/HNC in an electrical design related field, and knowledge / experience of:


  • Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions
  • Competent user of the incumbent CAD and data management systems – Teamcentre and NX v 7.5 or Catia preferred
  • A working knowledge of the principle of electrical installation and systems integration and design including 3D mechanical design experience, preferably in NX or Catia
  • A working knowledge of the various methods of manufacture of electrical and mechanical components and assemblies
  • Able to read and interpreter wire diagrams
  • An understanding of material selection
  • An understanding of protective treatments
  • An understanding of aircraft interior architecture with a working knowledge of Boeing, Airbus requirements would be an advantage.
  • An understanding of the best practice for the integration of mechanical and electrical systems
  • Awareness of the certification framework within which the work is undertaken is preferable.
  • A good working knowledge of the companies change control process
  • A good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Good team working skills and the ability to work with a low level of supervision and intervention
  • Willing to travel to support company objectives