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Lead Design Engineer (Aerospace)

Lead Design Engineer (Aerospace)

£70,000 – £80,000 + Bonus + Hybrid + Holiday + Pension + lots of engineering autonomy


Are you a talented mechanical or aerospace engineer looking for a varied and exciting engineering role within a market leading Aerospace company working with the biggest and the best international Aerospace clients every day, where you will be in a crucial role, driving new product development and managing cutting edge projects for an innovative and market leading manufacturer?

Would you like to lead design and process projects from inception all the way to delivery with complete autonomy over your schedule, budget, R&D, manufacturing and process, driving product and process throughout the organisation and adding tangible value to a rapidly advanced company which works with the biggest names in Aerospace including Airbus and Boeing.

The company have been established since 2001, and specialise in the manufacture of highly-engineered polymer products, specifically focused on seal-based products for Aerospace.

Currently experiencing an increasing demand for their products and solutions, they are now looking to add a Lead Design / Project Engineer to the team.

You will be responsible for creating and improving products and processes, providing technical support to sales, production, the quality teams and external clients and suppliers, creating product drawings and mould designs, and managing various NPI / NPD projects.

The Role:

  • Utilize CATIA and Solidworks to create product drawings, mould designs and process flows
  • Develop new products, and improve existing products
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to create, improve, test and design products / processes
  • Review client technical specifications and requirements to provide high quality, cost effective solutions
  • Work with subcontractors and suppliers to source tools, components and materials
  • Complete products inspection and testing during prototyping phases, troubleshooting potential issues
  • Manage bespoke manufacturing projects from quote through to delivery
  • Define process to be used for part manufacture, and produce planning used by manufacturing and suppliers to fabricate/assemble the product

The Person:

  • Strong Design background, from Mechanical / Aerospace Engineering
  • Background in Manufacturing
  • Bachelors or equivalent in Engineering

Reference Number: BBBH 13765

Keywords: Lead Engineer, Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Aerospace, Polymers, Plastics, Mechanical Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Project Engineer, Production Engineer, Pharmaceutical, Project Manager

If you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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