Job posted8 NovDesign Engineer - CATIA V5

  • Location: Prestwick
  • Salary: Please enquire
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 08/11/2019
  • Closing Date: 06/12/2019

Job description

Design Engineer - CATIA V5

A Design Engineer with CATIA V5 experience is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Prestwick Scotland.

This is a 12 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Design Engineer contract role

The specific role is to design structures and installations for the E-Fan X development aircraft, which will install a Hybrid Electric propulsion system and associated flight test equipment onto a RJ100 aircraft. This is an exciting project which challenges the boundaries of hybrid electric propulsion in a large passenger carrying aircraft.

Your main responsibilities as a Design Engineer will involve, but not be limited to:

  • Conducting a wide range of activities including feasibility studies, research, design, involving the full Engineering Lifecycle, to meet defined project requirements
  • Interpreting existing Design Data
  • Updating existing Design Data and developing new solutions using CATIA v5
  • Creating new Design Data using CATIA v5
  • Understanding aerospace regulations and certification requirements
  • Identifying areas of Technical Risk and Opportunity
  • Supporting aircraft surveys
  • Exhibiting good decision making skills
  • Being able to operate effectively with other Engineering disciplines
  • Being capable of presenting effectively during design reviews
  • Delivering a planned output to Schedule, Quality and Cost
  • Ensuring that work is undertaken in accordance with company, safety, environmental, contractual and business processes, standards, procedures and documentation
  • Reporting progress through weekly Operation and Achievement reviews

Your skills and qualifications as a Design Engineer:

  • Structures and Mechanical Installation design/ development experience
  • CATIA v5 toolset experience

The role is based in Prestwick,. Commutable from Kilmarnock, Glasgow, Paisley, Greenock, Stirling and Falkirk

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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