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Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN532537
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Design Engineer - 12 month contract - Prestwick- £37.92ph UMB or PAYE rates available (Inside IR35)

Key skills required for this role

Design Engineer, Design, Engineering, CATIA


Design Engineer - Catia V5

Job description

You will be working as part of the Airframe Engineering team that provides timely technical support, evaluation and response to F-35 Operations to ensure the efficient progression of non-conformances along with other build line and sustainment issues.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Resolution of technical issues ensuring product safety and engineering integrity is not compromised by applying relevant design standards, processes and procedures.
  • Ensure continued flow of F-35 aircraft assembly operations and support sustainment actions.
  • Review, check and approve work undertaken.
  • Review and support the implementation of design change within the Airframe IPT
  • Review engineering corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence of common issues.
  • Ensure an effective, consistent approach is adopted across the F-35 Airframe Sustainment Design Team.
  • Interpret existing Design Data and developing new solutions using CATIA v5.
  • Identifying areas of Technical Risk and Opportunity.
  • Deliver a planned output to Schedule, Quality and Cost.
  • Report progress effectively through weekly Operation and Achievement reviews.
  • Ensure the ability to develop an independent Authorised Check signatory within the assigned Airframe team.

Skills as a Design Engineer

  • Structures and Mechanical Installation design/ development experience.
  • Proficiency in CATIA V5 and experience in a PDM system.
  • Experience in a design engineering role in Airframe Design.
  • Previous experience of BAES platforms is preferred.
  • Typically hold a relevant engineering qualification to HNC/HND level or above.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Exhibit good decision making skills.
  • Experience of independent Design Checking is preferred.

You will be able to work effectively both independently, as well as within a team, with an honest and transparent attitude to the professional working environment.

Good communication skills are essential.

Amy Mason manages this role

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