Repair Design Engineer

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  • Location

    Filton, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Design and Concept

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  • Salary:

    Up to £28.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Chris Lester

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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We are a highly motivated team of Engineers focused on Designing major programme repair solutions to support the in-service fleet.
We are a mix of disciplines who are passionate about finding technical solutions to support our customers.
We are an ideal mix of people who can help you develop technically and personally in the role. We are a diverse and inclusive team and value different ways of thinking and working to get a technical solution.

Overview of role
As a member of the Wing Programme Major Repairs team you will be a Repair Design Engineer supporting the in-service fleet. This is an exciting and challenging role that requires an understanding of the aircraft repair process.
You will carry out design engineering activities, liaising with the various stakeholders to ensure the success of the multiple major repair solutions currently being undertaken.
You will scope, define and deliver technical solutions in accordance with relevant design methods and procedures.
You will ensure quality and technical delivery performance is consistent and in line with our customer requirements.
Projects that you could work on include:
Design pre-defined major repairs to suit our fleet's needs
Interact with chief engineers to determine potential repair risks
Support customer services to deliver reactive major aircraft repairs
Investigate and resolve in-service issues
Contribute to technical design reviews

You will gain experience across the whole wing structure.
The tasks will be varied and require you to use additional skills (technical, project management, digitalisation and communication) in order to complete them successfully.
This job requires an awareness of ethics and compliance protocols and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

About You
The requirement is for an Engineer with an Aerospace Engineering background, with repairs knowledge.
Ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation, set objectives and prioritise to time, cost and quality
Deliver integrated engineering solutions within agreed timescales.
Where appropriate, utilise and support strategic off-site engineering commercial partnerships to ensure appropriate capability and flexibility

Essential Skills
*Minimum HNC/HND qualification and relevant engineering experience.
*Ability to interrogate design documentation and drawings, proven knowledge of Airbus manuals (SRM, AMM, IPC) and associated publications.
*Ability to liaise/negotiate at all levels of the organisation including Customer Services and suppliers.
*Demonstrate excellent PC skills.
*Be conversant with technical requirements for repair design.
*Good interpersonal and communication skills including task leadership.
*Ability to translate customer requirements into operational deliverables.
*Catia V5 skilled
Preferred Skills
*Working knowledge of all Airbus Structures
*Working knowledge of Airbus design tools and processes
*Design Engineering background in aircraft structure.