Senior Detail Design Engineer

Senior Detail Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Detail Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895267_1539851312
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 18, 2018 09:28

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 Senior Detail Design Engineer, you will primarily be required to generate new drawing(s), parts lists, circuit diagrams, wiring schedules etc. whilst updating and maintaining configuration control documentation. On occasions you will be required to provide detail design CAD modelling support.

Your background might include experience as a draughtsman, CAD Engineer or in another technical drawing role, competent with a mainstream CAD package (e.g. NX, Catia v5, I-deas) and have a good grasp of configuration control principles and of change control management methods. Familiarisation with a mainstream Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tool (i.e. Windchill or Teamcentre) would also be advantageous.

Your responsibilities will include:

To understand and interpret internal design specifications, estimate & manage timescales, generate engineering drawings and configuration documentation.
Support the detail design process, refining initial designs and assist with the development of design solutions and improvements.
To understand and interpret Engineering Change Requests, embody the necessary changes, take through the signature process and release.
Achieve checking approval to facilitate check and sign off on mod write-ups, drawings etc.

Qualifications / Experience

Ideally qualified to HNC level or above in an appropriate engineering discipline, or have equivalent experience, and have excellent technical and analytical skills developed in an engineering drawing office environment.
A good grounding in engineering drawing practices (e.g. BS.308 or equivalent) and exposure to change control procedures is highly advantageous. Competency in the use of MS Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) would be beneficial.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as you'll need to express yourself with colleagues at all levels and to document your work.
Familiarisation with power generation, electronic control or power management/distribution equipment and a good general knowledge of up to date manufacturing methods, processes and techniques would be desirable.

Job Title:Senior Detail Design Engineer
Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895267


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.

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