Design Engineer

Job Ref: 60164
Sector: Aviation
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 14 June 2019
  • Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, UK Gloucester Gloucestershire GBR gl2 9ql
  • Competitive
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  • Jamie Birch
  • 01329 227000
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Design Engineer - Gloucester

Role Summary

The role involves the full product lifecycle from New Product Introduction (NPI) through to modifying & supporting in service products on various programmes, including Airbus, Boeing, SAAB, Leonardo and other major customers. The Design Engineer will be designing and supporting actuation products (hydraulic or electro-mechanical), and/or hydraulic control valves within an aviation business.

Requirement of the Role

  • Interpret customer's requirements/specification.
  • Identify means for verification of requirements.
  • Ensure that the product meets safety, performance, weight, schedule, cost and reliability requirements.
  • Identify and communicate technical risks to projects stakeholders.
  • Create and modify technical documentation (e.g. drawings, procedures and reports).
  • Contribute and assist in design and programme reviews
  • Participate in cross-functional teams and support problem solving and corrective action activities to resolve design issues, ATP failures and customer returns/failures.
  • Support engineering changes, using Documentation Control Tools. [Windchill]

Requirements of the individual

Technical Skills

  • A solid engineering background - Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a related discipline (or qualified to an equivalent level) / or equivalent experience.
  • A good understanding of Reliability, Safety / Airworthiness, Production methods,
  • Materials and Processes, and Stress and Performance analysis
  • Familiarity of designing from customer specifications using 2D & 3D design tools, preferably SolidWorks.
  • 3+ years' experience of designing mechanical and/or hydraulic products, preferably within an aviation business.
  • Good knowledge and experience of mechanical components, geometric tolerancing, processing, precision machining, castings, forgings, metallic materials, military and industry standards.
  • Appreciation of the drivers / requirements of Procurement, Design for Manufacture, Production and Quality.
  • Understanding of design (FMEA), test and analysis tools (Mathcad, FEA)
  • Experience using problem solving tools (8D, 5Why and other Lean tools).
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Behavioural Skills

  • Integrity - Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Drive for continuous improvement
  • Team Work - Ability to work collaboratively and efficiently with other Engineers [Design/Analysis/Test] to iterate and optimise design solutions.
  • Innovative- Able to offer alternative solutions and solve problems
  • Committed to deliver on schedule.

For more information please get in contact with Jamie Birch at Carbon60 on 01329 227006 or jamie.birch@carbon60global.com

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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