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Design Engineer - Aerospace

Job Title: Design Engineer - Aerospace
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burnley
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Reference: VAC-13136
Contact Name: Callum Latham
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Job Published: June 22, 2018 17:05

Job Description

Design Engineer - Aerospace
East Lancashire

Role description 

To design and develop products within the Aerospace Industry that are cost effective, high quality, not complex to manufacture / service and that meet the requirements of the associated Customer / Technical specifications. To support manufacturing in problem solving, dispositioning and taking corrective actions.

  • To support the in service department in the definition of repair solutions relating to In Service problems.
  • To support Spares in the resolution of design related problems.
  • Provide excellent quality products and superior service to your stakeholders.
  • To investigate potential design solutions for new components / assemblies and modifications to existing components / assemblies.
  • To optimise the design solution selected for each component / assembly, based on the correct balance of cost, quality, manufacturability, serviceability and performance.
  • To provide evidence of design compliance with Customer / Technical specifications.
  • To produce engineering schemes, models and drawings for components / assemblies in line with the requirements of the Programme.
  • To produce supplementary drawing sheets (e.g. Nomenclatures).
  • To provide structured problem solving (8D) support to manufacturing areas and to resolve any identified design issues.
  • To provide dispositions to manufacturing non conformances and to define repair solutions where necessary.
  • To complete design related Corrective Actions resulting from manufacturing non conformances.

Candidate skills & requirements 

  • Experience in Computer Aided Design, utilising CATIA and/or CADDS5 Essential
  • Knowledge of Composite, Fabrication or Sheet metal
  • Knowledge of Design principles and material selection Essential
  • Knowledge of Tolerance management
  • Good understanding of stress principles
  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes and techniques

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