Design Engineer

Hunter Selection Limited
Yeovil, UK
20 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Rotors Design Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Design Engineer in the Rotors Department to join this global manufacturer with a reputation for excellence. This is an exciting role within a fantastic company in Somerset.

Role & Responsibilities:

As a design engineer you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of activities including;
*The generation of 3-D design definitions for new aircraft types ensuring that parts are cost effective and fit for purpose.
*Control the configuration of the rotor system.
*Provide support for the fleet of in-service aircraft by developing product improvement modifications, responding to in-service technical queries and develop repair solutions.
*Work closely with manufacturing organisations and vendors to delivery high quality and cost effective products and repairs.
This exciting position will allow you to work with a broad spectrum of engineering and manufacturing disciplines and enable you to enhance your skills. As a significant proportion of Rotor components are manufactured on site there are many opportunities to be involved directly with the manufacturing organisation. Providing support to flight operations creates opportunities to work alongside the aircraft.
*Scheming and detailed design of metallic and composite rotor dynamic components.
*Producing rotor assemblies and installations and managing the aircraft configuration.
*Proposing product improvements and generating modifications to resolve issues.
*Writing technical reports, specifications and acceptance test schedules
*Generating specifications and managing vendor supplied rotor components.
*Preparing repair procedures and damage limit documentation.
*Creating qualification and compliance documentation.
*Resolving in-service technical issues & queries.
*Supporting manufacturing plants and responding to non-conformance reports.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
*Degree, HND or HNC equivalent in a relevant subject, e.g. mechanical or aeronautical engineering, science or mathematics subject.
*Experience in the following is an advantage but training can be provided.
*Knowledge, experience and ability in design, development, and qualification of equipment. Experience of rotating component design an advantage but training can be provided.
*Experience in the use of CATIA V5, VPM, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
*Knowledge of composite and metallic manufacturing processes.
*Effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work as part of an integrated team are required.

Package and Benefits:
* £DOE + Extensive benefits package

If you are interested in this role or looking for something similar please contact our Managing Consultant Mitchell Corrick directly at or call them for a confidential discussion on 01275 371981
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