Aircraft Mechanical Systems Design Engineer
Broughton, Nr Chester
The Aircraft Mechanical Systems Design Engineer is required to undertake and support structural and mechanical design activities in support of aircraft modification programmes within Airborne Solutions based at RSL Broughton.
This position requires knowledge and experience of design lifecycle management, engineering management practices, mechanical systems design & design for manufacturing. The successful candidate will also be part of the growing Airborne Solutions Team which delivers aviation engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to both military and civil customers worldwide.
Summary of Role:
The Aircraft Mechanical Systems Design Engineer will be part of a team based at Broughton and report to the Lead Engineer, Mechanical Systems Design within Raytheon Airborne Solutions.
They will be responsible for:
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 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 site procedures that reflects best practice and is in accordance with Raytheon UK and the relevant governance agencies procedures.
Education and Experience
Degree in Aeronautical or Mechanical Systems Engineering discipline.
Proven experience in Aircraft Structural Design & Engineering.
Working experience of requirements capture & management and risk management.
Working experience of aerospace design regulations.
Knowledge and experience of the Beechcraft King Air 350 and Bombardier Global Express Aircraft.
Knowledge and experience with Mechanical Flight Systems, Def Stan 05-123 and 00-970, experience with FAR Part 25 regulations.
Experience in a design support role on military aircraft mechanical systems.
Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required)
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Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets.
Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions.
With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass
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25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
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