3 months ago
Quotations Engineer – Engineering Services
Salary: Highly competitive
Location: Surrey, South East England
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Aircraft Interiors Engineering
CDG, a Boeing Company
CDG is wholly owned non-integrated subsidiary of The Boeing Company. It is a global operation with 1,500 employees in the twelve offices across the UK, India and America. The company specialises in supporting the Aerospace and Defence sector with Aircraft Interior Reconfigurations, Technical Documentation and Engineering Learning Media.
This new role is based within the CDG Aircraft Interior Design Centre in Surrey, Surrey; where we hold EASA and GCAA part 21 Design Organisation Approval (DOA). This centre has a highly skilled team of engineers that is growing in 2018.
The candidate will be responsible for the creation of the Engineering support package required during the creation of Customer proposals within the aircraft interior modifications industry. You will be interfacing directly with the Engineering, Purchasing, Programme Management, Sales and Contracts teams.
* Working with the Business Development team and Boeing proposal team to review Customer requests for proposal to ascertain whether the request falls within the business’ strategy, experience and capability
* Working with all stakeholders to establish a ‘bid’ or ‘no bid’ decision for proposals
* Compiling comprehensive statements of work and bills of materials
* Establish assumptions and limitations required, based on proposal scope and information available
* Create sketches/LOPA’s in support of the proposal response as required
* Working with departments/specialists to collate/confirm task hours
* Collating all information into the proposal cost sheet and obtaining sign off
* Support tracking of active RFP’s
* Support handover meetings to Programme Management and Customer Kick-off meetings (when needed) to ensure work scope and budgets are clearly communicated
The successful candidate will ideally have a thorough working knowledge of aerospace engineering (mechanical and electrical), in particular aircraft interiors and avionics. An Engineering qualification is essential in addition to organisational and communication skills.
A working knowledge of EASA Part 21J design organisation approval would be beneficial but not essential. This is a fast paced role, requiring the candidate to be able to manage their workload priorities and meet deadlines effectively. An ability to communicate with all levels of staff and management is essential. The candidate must be skilled in MS Office applications, have experience with generating design documentation and proposals, providing cost and schedule estimates.
Minimum Degree and/or at least 5 years' experience in related commercial aircraft interiors design is desired.
Ability to travel for mentoring and/or customer interface, sometimes at short notice. Foreign language skills would be advantageous and should be specified on application
US: American Board of Engineering & Technology (ABET)
UK: Chartered Engineer (CEng) - Engineering Council
India: All India Council of Technical Educational (AICTE) and National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
Bachelor’s Degree and 8 plus years’ relevant experience. Product engineering encompassing components of the entire life cycle – concept to delivery. Engineering within BCA/BDS engineering groups a plus.
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:
General understanding and familiarization of engineering practices and related technical publications
Strong PC skills with high proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office products functionality.
Proficiency in advanced 3D modeling skills.
Ability to learn new applications quickly.
Ability to prioritize for maximum productivity for multiple projects
Ability to define and document processes as required
Ability to identify potential issues, analyze and recommend improvements and alternate solutions.
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Good organizational skills.
Proven reasoning, analytical abilities and mechanical aptitude.
Determines implementation strategies for new technologies and their incorporation. Creates and evaluates new tools and processes to support integrated work statements, schedules and designs that meet all program requirements. Interprets and clarifies program objectives.
Defines focus and direction for the look, touch and functionality of airplane architecture by leading the market data research and technology development. Provides technical consultative direction to business decisions related to product definition.
Possess an understanding of engineering job practices, techniques, industry standards, principles, theories and concepts.
Provide analytical & technical solutions for a wide range of tasks. Work independently to analyze, interpret, and translate source data into the product.
Lead development, integration, and documentation of structural requirements to establish the system design using standard methods.
Guide product design and verifies structural integrity by using and developing analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools throughout the product lifecycle to develop structural environment, characteristics, and performance
Knowledge of aircraft structure, materials, strengths and properties, design criteria, loading conditions and processes (e.g. non-destructive testing, corrosion prevention, fatigue)
Develop solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives.
Locate source data from the applicable files and systems.
Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions and be technically responsible and accountable for assigned projects and associated tasks.
Perform detailed analysis and interpretation of source data and make corrections as appropriate.
Perform production and QA roles as assigned to ensure integrity of customer deliverables.
Interact frequently with inter-organizational personnel and external customers. Represents the organization by providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
Review incoming source data to identify the affect and impact on the product
Planning, assigning, and directing work activities to global project teams.
Use analytical skills to determine solutions and resolve problems.
Adhere to established engineering styles and procedures.
Meet assigned schedules, deadlines and overall project goals.
Meet production and quality standards.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to travel for training or assignments as required including customer sales visits and to provide technical support.