Design Engineer - CATIA V5

08 Nov 2019
06 Dec 2019
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
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 reviewsYour skills and qualifications as a Design Engineer:

Structures and Mechanical Installation design/ development experience
CATIA v5 toolset experienceThe role is based in Prestwick,. Commutable from Kilmarnock, Glasgow, Paisley, Greenock, Stirling and Falkirk

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