Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum dependent upon experience
Location: Bristol

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world’s leading, global aerospace and defence companies as a Design Engineer. This role will be based at their site in Bristol.
They are a leading global player in the defence aero engine market and pioneer the power that matters to their customers, to society and to the planet. Through intelligent innovation and active collaboration, they put their customers at the forefront of the aviation industry. From combat to transport, trainers to helicopters, they provide 16,000 military engines and pioneering service solutions to 160 customers in 103 countries.
Exciting opportunities for Design Engineers have arisen within a number of their programmes. These roles involve working with a range of key business stakeholders to support the delivery of key programme milestones thus enabling the delivery of their Defence Combat strategy for the next 50 years. They are delivering tomorrows technology fast, by bringing together the company’s best engineers, programme managers and business professionals. Working in partnership with Governments, primes and new technology companies across the globe, they deliver future solutions, new and innovative power and propulsion concepts, technology, and applications to meet the customers emerging requirements.
As a Design Engineer, you will create innovative world-class designs that operate at the extremes of technology and deliver solutions that satisfy customer requirements by balancing product attributes, working with multi-disciplinary teams and using design tools such as PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), CAD and DFMEA (Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis). Your solutions need to be cost-effective, align to project milestones and take into account the full product lifecycle (e.g. manufacture, assembly, operation, repair, test and disposal).

Main Responsibilities:

• Collaborating across Engineering Disciplines, including Verification, Manufacturing and Services.
• Ensuring design solutions are tolerant of the environment in which they operate.
• Use systems engineering, robust design, optimisation, integration and innovation tools and processes to achieve the solutions.
• Definition of the mechanical and functional system, sub-systems and components to meet customers’ requirements, response to arising issues identified during validation and support to in-service operation of the existing system and sub-systems.
• Technical ownership of the solutions throughout the technical approval process.

Benefits Include (but not limited to):
• A competitive salary
• Bonus
• Employee Support Assistance
• Employee discounts
• Retirement Savings
• Retirement Advice
• Individual Savings Account (ISA)
• Lifetime Individual Savings Account (LISA)
• Share purchase Scheme
• Critical Illness Insurance
• Group Life Assurance
• Partner Life Insurance
• Personal Accident Insurance
• Travel Insurance
• Excellent career development/ progression opportunities

About You:

• You will be educated to degree level in a STEM subject and/ or have experience in a relevant engineering environment (Mechanical, Aeronautical, Electrical or Controls). Other qualifications, in combination with relevant experience, may also be considered- Experience with electrical machinery (desirable)
• Familiar with digital design tools for 3D design, analysis and automation of design processes
• Ability to work accurately and at pace
• Good written and inter-personal skills.
• You should be highly numerate with strong technical and analytical skills, problem-solving ability and capable of systems level thinking, including personal drive, excellent communication and presentation skills, and will need to contribute effectively in a team environment.
• You will be expected to take the lead in identifying project requirements, specifying and executing packages of work.

About Aeropeople:

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