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Date Added: Mon 28/06/2021

Engines Designer

Yeovil, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Leonardo Helicopters are looking for a talented Engines Designer to join the UK team based at the Yeovil site in the South West of England.

As Engines Designer you will be responsible for the design and support of a variety of aircraft systems including Engine Installations, Environmental Control Systems (ECS), Hydraulic Systems, Marine & General Systems and Fuel Systems.

Leonardo Helicopters, part of the multi-national Leonardo Group, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of helicopters. We have a great heritage and pride ourselves both on our reputation for excellence and for providing opportunities for our people.

Employment benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme, the opportunity to join an award winning pension scheme, free car parking, employee discount scheme, an on-site Occupational Health Service, flexible working, flexi -leave scheme and a generous relocation package.

Key Responsibility Areas

Produce 3-D design definitions of the airframe and vehicle systems in CATIA V5.
Ensure that designs are cost effective and fit for purpose.
Assist in controlling the design process through the appropriate use of engineering tools and techniques such as Digital Mock Ups, Design Reviews and Trial Installations.
Perform defined engineering design and analysis tasks, required for project and departmental purposes using established methods.
Develop and integrate engineering solutions from broader design concepts and schemes.
Gather and collate relevant technical and commercial information with a view to aid/influence design and technical solutions.
Provide engineering support to manufacturing and production, as required, to meet department and project requirements.
Interface with external suppliers to manage the exchange of 3D models and drawings, providing guidance and reviews to achieve the system installation on the aircraft.Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Mechanical Engineering Degree or HNC/HND/BTEC in Mechanical Engineering and Apprenticeship.
Knowledge of the design tools (CATIA V5).
Knowledge of the design processes.
Knowledge of airworthiness requirements and regulations (CS29 and Def Stan 00970).
Knowledge of the aircraft materials and manufacture.
Ability to follow well defined engineering processes.
A background in aircraft systems design and development is an advantage
Microsoft Office skills
Knowledge of the design tools (Catia V5)
Flexible mind set to cope with changing priorities, multi-tasking activities and the ability to work to tight deadlines
Good problem solving skills with a systemic approach and to make basic technical decisions
Good communication skills and ability to work in cross-functional team environments
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