Job Description

Senior Design Engineer - CATIA V5

A Senior Design Engineer with CATIA V5 & Airframe design experience is required to work on a 7 month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Lancashire.

Overview of the Design Engineer contract role

To develop current and next generation aircraft products and technologies, numerous opportunities exist for those interested in the challenges across several lifecycle phases. The Tempest programme has provided a significant increase in Design Engineering resource demand

The Airframe Design Engineering Discipline is responsible for producing the physical product definition against a set of system functional requirements from multiple sources.

Key skills required for the Design Engineer

  • Must hxperience in an Airframe Design or Structures role.
  • We are looking for candidates who typically hold a relevant engineering qualification to HNC/HND level or above.
  • Experience of operating in an airframe design role preferably in one or more phases of an airframe product lifecycle desirable.
  • To demonstrate a level of proficiency in CATIA V5 / Capital Logic or equivalent toolsets (dependent on role), and experience in a PLM system.
  • Experience of managing Design tasks to meet design review criteria and programme schedules preferable.
  • Preferably candidates would have experience working in a multidisciplinary integrated product development environment influencing adjacent Airframe and Systems disciplines.
  • Experience in leading/guiding other Design staff preferable.
  • Ideally candidates would have experience in independent design checking/approval.

The role is based in Lancashire - commutable from Preston, Blackpool, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool, Lancaster and Leeds

If you are a Design Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Engineering opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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