Senior Engineer - Mechanical Development

Senior Engineer - Mechanical Development

Job Title: Senior Engineer - Mechanical Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895931_1559642945
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 04, 2019 11:09

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 Engineer for Mechanical Development, you will be working on the research, design, development, and testing team. It will be your job to define, carry out and report development and qualification tests on products and systems. You will also interact with the customer on all technical aspects of the project, definition, development and qualification phases.

Your responsibilities will include:

Involvement in the design process, working with engineers from other disciplines including Design, Stress, Configuration, Materials etc.
Provide Technical Development and Certification advice
Design of specific tests for specific customer criteria.
Specification, design and setting up of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems, including specific electrical impedances.
Ability to fault find test equipment and test rigs.
Specification of tooling, jigs and test fixtures
Ability to plan workload (using MS Project)
Conducting environmental testing in accordance with RTCA DO-160, MIL-STD 810 and internal procedures.
Writing and approval of Technical documentation, including test procedures, Engineering Reports, Compliance Analysis, Equipment Specifications and Production Acceptance Test Specifications.
Perform data analysis of test results, assess trends to identify and help resolve unit under test performance issues.
Ability to guide and train other engineers as required.

Qualifications / Experience

An Engineering related qualification
Must be self-sufficient and largely self-motivated.
Motor Drive Systems knowledge and experience of full aircraft electrical system would be an advantage.
Ability to communicate clearly through written and verbal means to all levels of staff e.g. peers, Design Engineers, Maintenance Team, Senior Management, interact with other Engineering teams and the external customer.
Ability to work under pressure to meet program deadlines
Extensive Development / certification knowledge and experience e.g. thorough understanding of all aspects of Development Engineering including Compliance Verification, Technical Risk, compilation of technical documentation, use of instrumentation
Experienced in Data Acquisition System and Analysis tools (Flexpro & DasyLab would be an advantage)
Advanced knowledge of 3 stage generators, 2 and 4 pole both fixed and variable frequency,
Good working knowledge of MS Software i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project.

Job Title:Senior Engineer - Mechanical Development
Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895931


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