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MRB Engineer

GE Aviation
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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Clearance Level
SC, None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Job Description Summary
Dowty Propellers is now looking for a Material Review Board (MRB) Engineer to join its team of analysis engineers, with the focus being on supporting composite blade non-conformances.

Reporting to the Engineering Analysis Manager the MRB Engineer will
work under the guidance of experienced stress engineers to review non-conformances and defects, compose dispositions and over time work towards concession signatory for Blade composite concessions. In addition, the MRB Engineer will be responsible for the daily management involved in processing Blades through MRB to ensure the daily throughput is achieved.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities
  • To review manufacturing non-conformances and provide technical dispositions which ensure the airworthiness of propeller components are not compromised.
  • Work towards achieving concessions approval status for composite blades.
  • Liaise with multiple functions (Design, Stress, Airworthiness, NDT, Operations) in order to co-ordinate the daily throughput of MRB.
  • Support root cause analysis to identify issues that may arise in the manufacturing process that contribute to non-conformances.
  • Monitor and facilitate regular quarantine blade reviews with the aim to reduce the number of blades in quarantine.
  • Support the selection of test blades to be used in justifying acceptance criteria.
  • Comply with industry and company standards, regulations and qualification requirements.
Required Experience and Qualifications
  • Ideally have good product knowledge specifically around the composite blade manufacturing process, salvage and repair schemes and have a good understanding on how defects can impact the structural integrity of the Blade.
  • Completed an engineering apprenticeship or achieved HNC in a relevant engineering subject or equivalent.
  • Experience of working with composite components within the aerospace industry.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and of the methods used to repair to composite components.
  • Excellent communication skills, with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Desired Characteristics
  • Experience and/or an understanding of the principles of Stress analysis and how defects can impact the structural integrity of the propeller blades.
  • An understanding of structural tests used in the certification of Propeller Blades.
Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;
  • Non-contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Private medical cover
  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell
Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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