Senior Structural Design Engineer

4 days left

Employer
Orion Electrotech
Location
Thetford, England
Posted
Apr 28, 2022
Closes
May 30, 2022
Ref
3085253673
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Senior Design Engineer

East Anglia

Competitive salary + 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) + Flexible working

My client is looking for an experienced Design Engineer to join their growing Aerospace business on a permanent basis. This is a rare opportunity to join an innovative business during a period of substantial growth.

Main duties:

• Engineering Project Lead for new product development projects, including:

o Liaising with the Programme Manager and Engineering Manager to plan projects and time scales.

o Management of engineering team members according to the requirements of the project and available skillsets.

o Regular communication within the engineering department to ensure the team is on track and reporting progress to the programme manager

o Releasing and managing engineering data though the internal approval loop between all departments.

• Act as Seat Design (Mechanical engineering) subject matter expert in support of all product development activities, including:

o Use of in-depth knowledge of all regulatory and compliance requirements to guide optimised seat design

o Leadership and application of Cost and Weight optimisation techniques

o Application of manufacturing and tooling knowledge (DFM) to ensure shortest development lead-times are adopted

• Support Supply Chain with the strategic development of key commodity suppliers

• Preparing and presenting both internal and customer design reviews

• Specification and application of appropriate CAE tools (e.g. component analysis, system dynamic modelling, digital mock-up etc) to ensure the continued successful application of the company's virtual design and development methods.

Essential experiences

· Bachelors Degree in engineering - Aerospace is desirable

· CATIA Experience (V5/V6) and Solidworks

· Aircraft seat design