Senior Aircraft Mechanical Systems Design Engineers - CONTRACT &/OR PERMANENT
Broughton, Nr Chester
The Aircraft Mechanical Systems Design Engineer roles are required to undertake a number of positions at varying levels within the Design Team of Raytheon, Airborne ISR . The roles will support structural and mechanical design and repair activities in support of aircraft modification programmes within Raytheon Systems Limited, Airborne ISR based at RSL Broughton. These positions require knowledge and experience of design lifecycle management in aircraft programmes , engineering management practices and processes, mechanical systems design and design for manufacturing. The successful candidates will be part of the growing Airborne ISR Team which delivers aviation engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to both military and civil customers worldwide.
Summary of Role:
The Senior Aircraft Mechanical Systems Design Engineer will be part of a multi-disciplinary team based at Broughton near Chester and report to the Head of Mechanical Engineering, within Raytheon Airborne ISR.
They will be responsible for:
Taking ownership of aircraft modification packages throughout the entire design lifecycle
Developing modification proposals with OEMs for Aircraft structural and mechanical modifications and enhancements.
Progressing structural and mechanical design modifications in accordance with regulatory requirements.
Production of and technical reviewing of the aircraft document set.
Analysis of structural and mechanical flight systems design issues, determination of actions and solutions.
Progressing Customer tasking through to completion, identifying risks and opportunities.
Liaison with OEM’s on defect investigations and corrective actions.
Managing modifications to aircraft by planning and administration of the design Processes.
Providing structural and mechanical design knowledge.
Liaising with Systems, Avionics and Stress Engineers and coordinating subcontractors and Drawing Office activities.
Dissemination of data to all interested parties.
Ensuring that all engineering activities undertaken are conducted in accordance with Raytheon UK and site procedures that reflects best practice and is in accordance with Raytheon UK and the relevant governance agencies procedures.
Education and Experience
Proven experience in Aircraft and aircraft systems structural design & engineering.
Working experience of requirements capture & management and risk management.
Working experience of aerospace design regulations.