Senior Design Engineer

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Job Details
  • 3866 Héroux-Devtek
  • Runcorn
  • Permanent
  • Attractive salary + a range of benefits

Senior Design Engineer – Manufacturing

Héroux-Devtek is an international company specialising in the design, development, manufacture, integration, testing and repair and overhaul of landing gear and actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market. Founded in 1942, the business has a rich history which includes manufacturing the landing gear for the Apollo Lunar Module which landed on the moon’s surface in 1969.

Héroux-Devtek’s global reputation for quality and reliability exists thanks to the achievements of its employees, and the business truly believes in providing employees with continuous training and professional development and fosters a strong entrepreneurial culture where each team member has a distinct role to play in the success of the business.

What will this role of Senior Design Engineer entail?

Reporting to the Chief Design Engineer, as a Senior Design Engineer you will be part of a functional team of Engineers and expected to work with a low level of supervision. You’ll act as a technical specialist and make decisions that have an important impact on the overall Customer Experience (safety, reliability, durability, etc.), as well as the long-term profitability of the business.

You will be closely involved in the conceptual and detail design of aircraft landing gear, as well as the associated hydraulic equipment. You may be required to act as a project lead engineer, where you will be responsible for the day-to-day technical activities of a small project team.

This challenging role will require you to employ all of your engineering skills in order to facilitate the New Product Development process in any of the life-cycle stages from Concept Design to resolving In-Service issues.

What will I need to be considered for this Senior Design Engineer vacancy?

  • Proven experience of performing innovative product design, including hydraulic component/system design, ideally gained within the Aerospace sector
  • Have a degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to plan for and instruct a small project team
  • Working knowledge of CATIA V5, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project

You will also good working knowledge / understanding of the following;

  • Modern drawing standards and CAD systems, including GD&T.
  • Structural static and fatigue calculations.
  • National/international aerospace standards.
  • Structured BOM's in the composition of assemblies.
  • Hydraulic component/systems design.
  • Modern manufacturing/assembly techniques.
  • Material/treatment selection combined with knowledge of corrosion effects and its prevention.

What will I receive in return?

Based at the Runcorn site, as a Senior Design Engineer you’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working Monday to Thursday 8am to 4:30pm and 8am to 1pm on a Friday.

You will receive an attractive salary with the level dependent on experience and qualifications, including a range of benefits including 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, a company pension scheme and a salary sacrifice healthcare scheme.

All applications for this Senior Design Engineer vacancy are to be submitted online.

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