Aircraft Structural Design Engineer

Job Reference: BBBH73133

Posted by: Carl Delaney

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Industry: Engineering
Bristol, UK
£42 – £50 per hour

Description of role:

World Class Aerospace Company based in Bristol is currently looking to recruit an Aircraft Structural Design Engineer subcontractor on a 12 month contract. The role will be a hybrid role of working onsite (60%) and working from home (40%).

  • Previous concession work is useful
  • Experience with CATIA useful
  • PLM systems, fleet knowledge
  • Legacy Aircraft knowledge
  • Experience of taking 2D models
  • Experience in spares
  • Design Engineer
  • Concession team
  • Design spare parts
  • Taking previous design and redesigning this

Hourly rate: £42.00 per hour or £50.00ph for an Approver / Authoriser.

12 Month contract initially and then ongoing thereafter

Aircraft Structural Design Engineer Job Description:

Working as part of an expert multiskilled team you will be responsible for the design of repairs on metallic and composite structures. Your primary role will be to work closely with Static Stress and F&DT engineers to develop and validate repairs to damaged aircraft structures. Additionally as the Design Engineer you are required to integrate the repair solution which will involve liaising with stakeholders to ensure all relevant requirements are identified and met.
You will ensure adherence to airworthiness regulations, relevant design principles, processes, methods and manufacturing capabilities guidelines.

About us
We are a dynamic multifunctional team delivering structural repairs and repair processes to support the Airbus fleet. We work closely together to provide complex repairs in support of planned major repair activities, wing major test programmes and the operational fleet. We enjoy the challenge of creating and delivering solutions for any sort of damage, anywhere on the wing.

What you will be doing
Working closely within a skilled team of analysis engineers you will design and develop optimum repair solutions.
Creating, compiling and coordinating engineering documentation to deliver the required technical data for repairs.
Leading individual repair tasks, coordinating with Customer Services and any other relevant stakeholders to ensure a timely delivery of the repair solution.

About You
You are a skilled aerospace structural engineer with a good working knowledge of all Airbus programmes.
You collaborate well in a team, and are able to work with other teams and individuals to develop effective solutions to complex technical problems.
You organise and monitor tasks so that work progresses efficiently and meets customer expectations.

Essential Skills
Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering degree (or equivalent) or relevant aerospace engineering experience.
Aircraft structural engineering background, Airbus programmes preferable but not essential.
Understanding of the airworthiness regulations.
Good understanding of Catia V5 including the ability to generate and update models, parts and drawings using Airbus processes and tools.
An ability to read and interrogate Airbus production drawings across all programmes.
Ability to liaise/negotiate with other disciplines, Customer Services and suppliers.

Preferred Skills
Be conversant with technical requirements for repair design.
Working knowledge of the Wing Structures of the Airbus fleet.

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