Lead Design Appover

Guidant Global
Broughton, UK
24 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Lead Approver

The job holder is responsible for leading design investigations and formulating technical solutions for a range of tasks, including Modifications to the Type Design, Design / Works Query Notes 'Flow Modifications', Manufacturing Non-Conformance, and none specific tasks ensuring that all Design, Airworthiness and safety requirements are met, where appropriate liaising with other functions to ensure a fully integrated design solution.

The job holder will operate as a lead design engineer with an industry recognised design authorisation signatory and act as a strong focal point in leading and providing guidance on technical issues and governance. There is a clear requirement to lead the structural design process to help ensure an optimised design. Strong support is required to drive on-going continuous improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through methods, process and other capability improvements, where applicable ensuring a robust lessons learnt and feedback process is maintained. Reporting will be required on critical technical issues through functional management, and lead technical mentoring for engineering team members.

Main Activities

·Lead, guide and authorise design solutions for a range of tasks, including (but not restricted to) Major/Minor Design Modifications, Design Query Notes (work's query notes).

·Provide technical leadership and continued mentoring to the engineering team, assisting the development of team members, assisting in the identification of skill gaps and driving plans to close the gaps.

·Ensuring that design standards and requirements are met, liaising with other functions and projects to ensure the design solutions are fully integrated.

·Operate as a design authorisation signatory.

·Support in area of knowledge the on-going continuous improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through methods, process and other capability improvements.

·Support and build strong relationships between wider stakeholders including (but not limited to) CVE, Chief Engineer, Configuration Management and Local Programmes Team to enable a satisfactory design solution, and implementation on the aircraft that supports airworthiness type cert and configuration management.

You would be expected to work a 35 hour week whereby the rate ranges from £34.00 to £36.00 Ltd Company or £26.10 to £27.63 PAYE.

The length of contract is to the end of 2019 but a likelihood it will extend in to 2020.

If you would like to pursue the role, don't hesitate to apply within.

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