Senior Equipment Engineer

Aeropeople Ltd Live
12th February 2024
Bristol, United Kingdom
Job Type


Job Title: Senior Equipment Engineer
Salary:£44,000- £49,000 per annum dependent on experience
Location: Bristol/ Remote

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world's leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a Senior Equipment Engineer. The role will be based in Bristol but will be predominantly remote based working. There are also flexible working hours available.
They work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
The role of the Senior Equipment Engineer within the Typhoon Equipment Engineering team is a position that thrives on challenges and demands effective decision-making, flexibility, innovation, and a proactive mindset. Here, you'll not only navigate challenges but also seize the exciting opportunity to collaborate closely with subject matter experts at the forefront of a significant evolution in Typhoon cockpit architecture, man-mounted displays, and data loading and recording systems. Your expertise will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of cutting-edge aviation technology.

Main Responsibilities:

• Work with system architects, specialists from other disciplines, project teams and suppliers to define and agree the specifications for airborne equipment and their associated support requirements.
• Development of all Complex Electronic Hardware (CEH) activities (when required) in accordance with DO-254.
• Representing the company's Engineering organisation in dealings with our Suppliers and Customers, and working with the supplier to ensure the equipment is compliant with its specification requirements, is supportive of the rig test requirements for the Avionic System and is qualified to support development flight test and the release into service in line with project programme requirements.
• To ensure all equipment changes are correctly configured and formal modifications progressed in accordance with project design control procedures.
• Taking the lead on the Equipment Engineering programmes, developing junior members of the team and ensuring all equipment changes are correctly configured and formal modifications progressed in accordance with project design control procedures.

• Enhanced Pension scheme- up to 14% combined
• Flexible working pattern including working from home/ flexible start and finish times
• 25 holiday days plus bank holidays- 26 days after 5 years' service/ 27 days after 10 years' service
• Shared Incentive Plan
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Life Assurance (you and your spouse/ partner)- 6 x salary
• Ill Health Income Protection/ Private Medical Insurance- 50% of salary

About You:
• Degree in a STEM subject and demonstrated relevant engineering experience in Aviation or a related field
• Experience working on requirements specification and development of airborne equipment.
• Experience leading teams and developing engineering talent.
• Experience working with suppliers and multiple stakeholders.
• Must be suitable for clearance up to SECRET on UK national and UK involved multi-national programs

You must be eligible to apply for SC clearance and, therefore, must hold a British passport and have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years

About Aeropeople:
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Aeropeople's expertise and experience is entrenched in the aerospace, aviation, engineering, motorsport, automotive, and defence industries. We have the insight and know-how at both a local and international level to help bring people and businesses together, saving time and energy. Our capability is validated through our Engineering Services division encompassing Aircraft Line Maintenance services and Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Organisation (CAMO), combined with our Aviation Training division offering technical training aircraft courses.

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