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Electromagnetic Machine Designer - Aerospace

Electromagnetic Machine Designer - Aerospace

Job Title: Electromagnetic Machine Designer - Aerospace
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896038_1565625553
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email: lucy@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: August 12, 2019 16:59

Job Description

Our client is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defence markets. They have a global presence and are one of the world leaders in aerospace electrical systems. As a pivotal player in the 'more electric' aircraft, the company boasts more than 13,000 employees dotted across 12 countries.

As Electromagnetic Machine Designer - Aerospace, you will be supporting new power generation programmes for future electric aircraft. You will propose original concept solutions and support the design and validation of high-performance electrical machines for aerospace applications. The Electromagnetic Machine Designer is a key role in the design of future electrical machines and a central member of project teams. Strong communication across all business levels is a requirement for this role.

Your responsibilities will include:

Undertake electromagnetic design and performance evaluation of new products from initial concept through completion of qualification testing and into service.
Perform thermal analysis of electromagnetic components.
Liaise closely with other project team members such as conversion, mechanical design, stress, manufacturing, sourcing and configuration, to ensure system requirements and performance is delivered.
Assist in the development of new technology initiatives, in particular new concepts of advanced electrical machine systems aimed at new "more electric" applications.
Participate in investigations and undertake analysis where necessary to resolve system performance issues.
Maintain, develop and optimise specialist design tools and methodologies to support electrical machine design.
Introduce new techniques and software solutions, as appropriate.
Provide technical expertise and assistance to Project Teams, Verification and Validation,
Support Business Development with generator based bids. Represent the Company at supplier, partner and customer locations, both in the UK and overseas.

Qualifications / Experience

Degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate Engineering discipline and proven track record on the design and analysis of Rotating Electrical Machine design & simulation, preferably in a generator manufacturing environment.
Analytical skills suited to the solution of complex technical problems
Must be self-sufficient and largely self-motivated, but capable of working within a team structure
Good communication skills, oral and written. Must be able to effectively communicate, formally and informally with peer group, other team members, senior management, suppliers and customers.
Must have an understanding of specific engineering materials and production methods relevant to electrical machines
A sound understanding of the design and Validation & Verification (V&V) process
Ability to work within agreed timescales and budgets and follow tasks through to completion
Advanced knowledge of common PC software package such as Microsoft Office
Desirable to have a good working knowledge of Fortran, thermal, electromagnetic FEA & system simulation tools e.g. ANSYS Maxwell, SPEED & MotorCAD.

Job Title:Electromagnetic Machine Designer - Aerospace
Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:896038

Security

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.