Job Reference: 014021
Following the award of a number of new programmes an innovate designer and manufacturer of complex assemblies to the aerospace sector has a new vacancy for a Lead Engineer. An experienced senior engineer you will provide technical supervision while working closely with key stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of projects.
Commutable from: Norwich, Thetford, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich, Kings Lynn, Great Yarmouth.
Salary: £ 60,000 - £ 70,000 + benefits
Suitable For: Lead Engineer, Chief Engineer, Design Engineer, Development Engineer, Principal Engineer, Project Manager, Senior Engineer.
As the Lead Engineer you will be taking a lead role in the engineering team, you will be responsible for a team of engineers and will work closely with the Customers, Suppliers and senior management to ensure the Design team to turn engineering design concepts into fully validated and verified designs fit for volume manufacture.
Lead the technical direction of the project design team to ensure final designs meet customer requirements
Ensure designs comply with certifications
Technical sign off of engineering changes and design releases
Lead and undertake problem solving of design and product issues to resolve functional issues
Work with production and quality teams to investigate and resolve issues
Ensure accurate Bill of Materials output and authorise concessions
Managing and presenting engineering reviews both internal and external
Work with Stress team to analyse and resolve structural performance concerns
Liaise with Production to ensure effective Design for Assembly
Be responsible for validation and qualification of system designs
Lead design reviews with the customer
Proven track record of successful involvement in design & development projects
Honours Degree or equivalent in an Mechanical Engineering or similar subject
Understanding of engineering drawings and design standards
Extensive use of 3D CAD (preferably SolidWorks)
Experience in the validation and verification of product including environmental qualification
Thorough understanding of the principles of systems engineering
High level of competence in planning, organising and prioritising.
Good communicator throughout all levels of the organisation and externally
For more information regarding the role of Lead Engineer, send a CV to James Charlett.