Aircraft Design and Repair Engineer

02 May 2018
30 May 2018
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client is a leading aerospace, avionics, and defence engineering company in the UK, designing and manufacturing projects for such clients as the UK MOD for military and civil purposes for the last 80 years.

We are looking for an Aircraft Design and Repair Engineer to be responsible for the running of the design repair team in providing timely design, repair and obsolescence issues solutions in support of the Company fleet of aircraft and missions equipment to ensure the aircraft and missions equipment are available to the flying operations of the company in order to meet customer demands.

As Aircraft Design and Repair Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

Evaluate, prepare and propose fully engineered aircraft structural repair schemes in conjunction with aircraft manufacturers Structural Repair Manual (SRM) and/or component manufacturers repair manual in a timely manner.
Advise and assist maintenance staff during the implementation of structural repairs.
Evaluate, prepare and propose fully engineered aircraft modification and obsolescence solutions.
Assist Engineering Control in the liaison with the aircraft OEM for repairs outside of the scope of approval.
Responsible for the total mechanical design elements of a task or project.
Liaison with customer, interfacing sections, departments as briefed.
Instigate and attend design review meetings and to attend planning meetings and contract progress meetings as required.
Supervise and motivate staff assigned to the task or project with particular reference to compliance with all procedures and standards.

Qualifications and Requirements

HNC/Foundation Degree or Degree in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant experience
Familiarity with aircraft major and minor structural repairs, SRM techniques and preparation of design documentation in support of the repair or modification.
Sound knowledge of Mechanical Design and Computer Aided Design (CATIA v5).
Strong teamwork skills and a track record of delivering to a programme.
Sound Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to Design.
Preferably a CVE signatory, though this is purely desirable
Ideally you will have experience of aircraft repairs within an airline/fleet environment and be able to assess the extent of work to provide design estimates and provide advice to base and line maintenance on structural damage issues.

Job Title:Aircraft Design and Repair Engineer
Salary:Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Location:Bournemouth, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:894755


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Nationals. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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