Systems Design Engineer (Landing Gear)

Expleo Engineering UK Limited
Preston, UK
Closing date
11 Feb 2021

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Expleo are currently supporting a client based in Turkey in the development of a new fixed wing aircraft, as part of this support we are looking for a number of engineers with Landing Gear Systems Design experience. This will be an initial 12 month fixed term contract based at our client's facility just outside Ankara, Turkey. The rate/salary will be dependant on the individual's skills and experience. Due to Turkish employment regulations successful candidates will have to enter the Turkish tax system.

Ideally candidates will have experience of working on the development of fast jet aircraft but we will consider those from the wider aerospace industry

Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be nationals of NATO countries and must be eligible to obtain their national security clearance. We are unable to process applications from candidates outside of the NATO member states.

Performs system design and integration activities on landing gear system including subsystems as brakes steering and arresting hook
Responsible for the landing gear system design integration and verification
Develops system design requirements and validation verification methods qualification certification with authorities
Manages system architecture development and functional allocation activities
Defines landing gear system and equipment technical specification
Performs system analysis as landing gear positioning actuator sizing brake sizing tyre selection etc.
Performs system and equipment integration activities
Defines system and equipment test requirements & analysing test results
Performs system modelling and simulation activities
Provides support for system sub-contractor monitoring and management activities.
Performing the kinematic concepts of Nose Gear Main Gears and Landing Gear Doors by using CATIA
Performing the preliminary system architectures :
Extension/Retraction System
Brake and Anti-skid System
Steering System
Preparing the Adams models for ground loads/attachment loads of the nose and main landing gear.
Performing floatation analysis
Performing dynamic taxi analysis (including landing braking & ground handling)

BS or higher degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering
Experience and knowledge about mechanical systems design and analysis kinematics machine theory dynamics.
Experience and knowledge about System Engineering processes
Knowledge about modelling of physical systems in AMESIM (or similar) and / or MATLAB / Simulink environment
Min. 5 years of experience in the relevant fields

* Experience or knowledge about CATIA / NX and similar solid modelling software programs
* Usage of kinematic and dynamic modelling tools
* Experience or knowledge about Military and Civil Aviation Standards
* Experience in defence industry or aviation projects
* Experience in working with subcontractors
06/07/2020 Job approved by Pete Brown1

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