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7 months ago
TAA Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Location: Southampton
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: Michelle Cox
Sector: Aircraft
Category: Designer Jobs, Engineers Jobs, Office Jobs, Design Engineer Jobs, Mechanical Engineer Jobs, Systems Engineer Jobs

TAA Recruitment are delighted to support their client in Hampshire for a Senior Systems Design Engineer.

This can be either a permanent position or a long term contract role

Purpose of role:

To provide design leadership on allocated jobs with particular emphasis on systems design within the Design Office.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Within your department:         

Preparation of schemes for systems design for aircraft, aircraft modifications or projects arising from Customer specifications or approved Research and Development tasks.

Liaison with all other technical specialisations with the Design Office in order to produce coherent and comprehensive design solutions and packages.

Act as a CVE in an appropriate discipline.

Compilation of modification leaflets and associated reports relating to new design tasks. 

To assist in the training of junior personnel within the department, as requested.

Approve drawings, modifications and other appropriate Company documents within the approval of the scope of authority of their individual approval as promulgated in the Signatory Matrix.

To liaise with equipment suppliers to ensure that the Company is aware of current and new products on the world aviation market and resolve in-service problems.

Liaise with equipment suppliers to resolve in-service problems.

Deal with customers’ systems engineering problems and provide them with acceptable solutions, in conjunction with the Service Department.

To supply systems engineering information to enable the compilation of Maintenance Manuals, Illustrated Parts Lists, Service Bulletins and Maintenance Schedules to the Technical Publications Department and to proof read and approve for technical accuracy.

To manage proving and/or acceptance trials on systems equipment.  To fault find and rectify problems found and to prepare test and design office reports.

To analyse and decide on courses of action for DQFs, NCRs, Production Permits and Concessions relating to systems engineering.

To work in close co-operation with Production Engineering and Production Departments to ensure smooth implementation of design requirements.

To provide technical support to the buying department by providing buying lists and approving alternatives parts.

To provide technical support and assistance to QA department staff in relation to major fault finding and corrections, as required.

To represent systems design at meetings as required.

To undertake any special tasks as directed by the Head of Technical Projects or Technical Director.

Supervision of specific projects, designers and sub-contractors.

Liaison with EASA/CAA, MoD and other regulators as required by the Head of the Office of Airworthiness or Head of Design.

Responsible for assisting with responding to RFQ’s.

To ensure they do not endanger themselves or others by the use of unsafe working practices.

Any other duties commensurate with the tasks and responsibilities of the job.                           

Within the business

  • Adhere to the departmental level of service as published from time to time
  • Achieve and strive to exceed productivity levels as set out by the Company
  • Adhere to the Company Handbook, Company Policies & Procedures
  • Adhere to Limitations of Authority
  • Adhere to Health & Safety
  • Undertake training as appropriate in order to fulfil the requirements of the role
  • Participate in any other duties as commensurate with the grade and/or responsibilities of the role
  • Provide upward feedback to your Line Manager and suggest improvements
  • Maintain a professional and strong working relationship with all employees and managers

Limitations of Authority:

  • As defined within the Design Office signatory matrix
  • Adhere to Limitations of Authority as set out in Company Policies & Procedures

For further details please contact Michelle or email your CV



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