Senior Structural Design Engineer

4 days left

Orion Electrotech
Thetford, England
Apr 28, 2022
May 30, 2022
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