Wing Senior Design Engineer

Job Reference: BBBH73132

Posted by: Carl Delaney

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

Description of role:

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

  • Must be wind design authoriser
  • Signature workload
  • Mostly on single aisle
  • Wing Design structures
  • Specifically metallic or composite desired.

Hourly rate £50.00 per hour. 12 Month contract initially and then ongoing thereafter

Wing Senior Design Engineer Job Description:

Ensure the structural design meets programme airworthiness and product requirements and in line with cascaded Design Quality Assurance Criteria.

Define, deliver and enable technical studies, trades and investigations to ensure the delivery of technical solutions in accordance to relevant Design methods and procedures.

Support identification, management and delivery of change through Mod opening, DFM release and Stage 3 Closure of Mods on time, to cost and quality.

You will Provide design leadership of Internal and External designers within the team and ownership of Lean Engineering improvements, in particular ‘Right First Time’, and Lead Time Reduction. This will be key to demonstrating design requirements within the program constraints.

You will ensure effective organization and governance of design & maturity reviews in line with Airbus polices, processes and practices.


You have proven track record of :

  • Leading a Design or project team.
  • Leading complex or multi value projects.
  • Achieving delivery to Time, Cost and Quality.
  • Finding creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Risk management and taking calculated risks.
  • You are able to make or influence decisions in a complex network of stakeholders and customers enabling right first time delivery, achieving all the planned and agreed milestones.
  • You will integrate with and influence technical experts and specialists to achieve optimum technical and business solutions.
  • You will have a strong track record of maturing new technologies, Implementing Design to cost projects, and initiating strategic technology projects.
  • Knowledge and experience of design toolsets i.e. CATIA V5, ICC, Zamiz, ECM, Solings & PASS.
  • Design Authorisation Signatory is essential.

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