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5 months ago
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Job Designation This is a great opportunity for a Principle Design Engineer to travel to our plant in Troy US for 6 months to gain knowledge and return to the UK to implement the knowledge they have learnt into the plant * To design and develop Aircraft Engine Air/Oil System, Thermal Management components with associated components & systems in accordance with company, customer and regulatory requirements * Carry out primary design & performance calculations and evaluations to produce models and design drawings / specifications * Define basic testing parameters which should include preparation of design scheme 3D models and drawings for tender and detailed manufacturing drawings for production utilising the company CAD packages * Support operations with product design & manufacturing issues, and generating and delivering solutions to drive non-conformance, cost and complexity out of the business * Accountable for the delivery of engineering technical solutions to budget and schedule * Be the authority to sign on behalf of the company concessions and airworthiness documentation etc * Ensuring adoption of the very best engineering practices to deliver programmes to meet customer requirements to plan Responsible For: * Mentoring, coaching and training of junior Design office staff expected Job Core Responsibilities * Provides extended expertise in the design, development and testing of mechanical components * Participates in engineering activities to define product requirements, create designs, perform simulation testing and validation of final hardware components * Performs mechanical component development and integration, while using Computer-Aided-Design concepts * Works as part of the Mechanical Engineering Team to meet high level of engineering standards per design specifications * Uses existing procedures to solve a range of problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgments * Solves a variety of mechanical engineering issues and improves existing designs * Performs value analysis during the product design phase while optimizing product development costs * Other responsibilities as assigned * Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance * Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary Job Specifications * Previous experience leading an engineering team in a matrix organization, including an operations and new product introduction environment * Customer facing experience (commercial savvy) * Experience of monitoring, and delivering against a technical project plan * Proven engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions * A comprehensive working knowledge of manufacturing systems, assembly & test * Configuration and change management * B/MEng Degree qualified, [Principle] chartered engineer (eg; IMechE) * 3D CAD & Drafting experience * Analysis software skills (easy 5 / Matlab) desired * Materials and coatings knowledge (aerospace metals) * Team play, lateral thinking and problem solving skills are essential (demonstrable RCCA skills) * Technically Articulate – effective communicator (verbal & written) with a good knowledge of Word and Excel are essential * High work ethic & desire to learn and [Principle] impart learning within the team * Proven ability to interact at all levels with Internal and external functions; suppliers & customers * Commercial Savvy * Strong Organisational skills & proactive in driving solutions * * The following would be an advantage, but are not essential: * Previous experience of managing remote teams / design engineering offload (India) * Aerospace/Industrial fluid systems * Awareness of the certification framework within which the work is undertaken Other * <5% overseas travel anticipated

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