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Lead Structural Design Engineer

Leonardo UK
Closing date
Dec 6, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Job Description:

The opportunity:

Working as a Structural Design Engineer at our Yeovil site, within our Helicopter Division, you will have the pride of seeing your structural designs on our product ranges, grow from a 3D concept through to installation and flight and you will play a part in the continued growth in our capability for the future.

As part of the Structures Team you will be responsible for developing structural design solutions in collaboration with other engineering departments and key stakeholders, for our wide product range encompassing conventional helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air systems.

Our design team supports both the UK and Italian geographies so although based in the UK there is the opportunity to work on our full product range.

What you'll do as a Structural Design Engineer :
Be responsible for coordination, creation and delivery of varied and challenging design tasks, concurrently engineered with the collaboration of Design/Analysis/Certification & Qualification/Manufacturing
Utilizing your design skills to create, innovate and mentor whilst leading teams of Structural engineers in order to achieve delivery of fit for purpose design solutions What we need from you:

You really must have:
The ability to plan, capture/define requirements and execute tasks to achieve challenging timescales and budgets.
The ability to own problems and provide pragmatic innovative solutions.
Expert level of knowledge of the design of complex engineering structures.
Expert level of knowledge of sheet metal fabrication, machining and composite design.
Expert level of knowledge of geometric tolerance control and design for manufacture.
Expert level of knowledge of aerospace fasteners & types of structural joints.It would be nice if you have:
Knowledge of typical structural analysis failure criteria used to determine the static strength of structural components and an awareness of fatigue and damage tolerance in rotorcraft.
Evidence of working in a regulated environment with knowledge of airworthiness regulations eg MAA, EASA or FAA.Also desirable would be knowledge of:
CATIA V5 or equivalent design package.
ENOVIA VPM or equivalent part management system.
The ability to use the MS Office suite. Security Clearance

You must be eligible for full security clearance. For more information and guidance please visit : https://(url removed)/government/publications/united-kingdom-security-vetting-clearance-levels

Life at Leonardo

With a company funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.
Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free mental health support, financial wellbeing support and network groups to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
Lifestyle: Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and below For a full list of our Company benefits please visit our website.

Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,000 employees, of which 8,000 are based at 8 sites throughout the UK.

At Leonardo UK, we believe that a diverse and inclusive work environment unlocks our people's full potential and drives innovation and creativity. We work hard to offer a welcoming, accessible and inclusive place to work for all of our people, creating a culture where everyone can thrive, feel safe and have a sense of belonging and connection.

This is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo's future. We can help you develop your skills and offer great opportunities to develop and grow, so why not join us.

Primary Location:
GB - Yeovil - Lysander Rd

Contract Type:

Hybrid Working:

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