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  • Project Engineer

    Are you a Project or Certification Engineer with experience of developing and certifying helicopters to CS27 or CS29?

    KDC is working on an exciting overseas opportunity to support the development of a brand new aerospace product to ensure Part-21J compliance

    You will be:
    • Defining product level requirements within the design organisation
    • Coordinating and managing all technical initiatives for the aircraft system, from concept design through production and entry into service
    • Responsible for the end-end technical oversight of a program
    • Providing guidance and support to a team of engineering professionals
    • Developing and performing overall technical planning and providing airworthiness verification support, i.e. management of design and/or technical airworthiness reviews
    • Helping to resolve technical problems that would affect cost, schedule and aircraft system performance
    • Working closely with engineering technical areas and other subject matter experts for the review and approval of engineering design solutions
    • Providing coordination across the multi-disciplinary team
    • Supporting the development of technical and product roadmaps
    • Managing proto-type configuration choices and implementation /embodiment

    Please click apply to find out if this could be the next step in your career.

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    £50000 - £90000 per annum
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  • Project Controller

    Do you have experience working within a Design Department and actively seeking your next contract opportunity and challenge?

    KDC are currently supporting a global aerospace company in the search for a Project Controller with a background and understanding of Landing Gear.

    This opportunity will also allow you to further your skill set and knowledge in the following areas:

    • Support the development of overall Landing Gear DOA management activity
    • Develop robust methods and means for undertaking value added technical surveillance within Landing Gear.
    • Manage the capture and update any DOA lessons learned from ongoing surveillance.
    • Assist in production and management of the Landing Gear DOA Score Card
    • Develop a process for capture and management of Landing Gear DOA issues. This activity would also require the generation of a database for controlling the status of each issue
    • Plan, organize and prepare regular Landing Gear DOA management meetings
    • Preparation of Meeting Minutes and coordination / management of resulting actions following meetings ensuring momentum is maintained between meetings.
    • Assist in the continuous improvement of the DOA operational meetings ensuring their effectiveness.

    The ideal person for this role will have the following skill set:

    • Project Management experience including Stakeholder Management skills
    • Excellent Organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Experience of continuous improvement, collaborative working, networking and influencing.

    For more information please get in touch through the methods shown!

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  • Landing Gear Safety Engineer

    Are you an experienced Landing Safety Engineer looking for a new challenge? KDC is working with a global partner to provide an exciting overseas opportunity.

    Your Role:

    • Develop and finalize design, compliant to all applicable regulatory requirements, and produce necessary documents.
    • System Safety Assessment on Landing Gear System
    • Create SFHA/PSSA/SSA/CMA for related systems

    • + 5 years experienced of safety assessment of ATA32 Landing Gear

    Please click apply to find out if this could be the next step in your career

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    £50000 - £200000 per annum
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  • Manufacturing Engineer

    Do you have a background in composite manufacturing? Would you like the opportunity to work on a wide range of composite and polymer products for a leader in the field? Then this could be for you!

    KDC are currently working with a leader manufacturer of composite materials for the defence industry, who are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to support on the development of composite materials.

    • Provide Manufacturing Information Sheets, route cards, bill of materials and manufacturing specification data in accordance with company standards.
    • Develop the most cost effective and efficient solutions that satisfy design to cost and design for manufacture best practice.
    • Specify material requirements, define suitable methods of manufacture and identify and implement tooling and equipment.
    • Creation of test specifications and manufacture of composite and polymer test samples.

    • Relevant engineering/manufacturing/chemistry qualification and/or equivalent experience
    • Specific experience of composite & polymer materials and materials/component processing
    • Computer literate, windows based and 3D model-based definition (CATIA v5 preferred)

    For more information please click apply!

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  • FPGA Engineer

    Are you an FPGA Engineer looking for your next contract opportunity?

    Due to an increase in workload KDC is currently looking for an FPGA Engineer to join a Cyber Security development team in the Newport area.
    This opportunity will allow you to develop and use your skill set in the following areas:

    • FPGA design and development process knowledge
    • Understanding and use of VHDL
    • Understanding and use of some sort of simulation tool
    • Recent design experience of several of the following device families:

    • Recent experience of using several of the following tools/development environments:
    Altera Quartus II
    Mentor HDL Designer
    Mentor ModelSim
    MicroSemi Libero IDE
    Microsemi Libero SoC
    Xilinx Vivado

    If you are looking to work within an interesting and exciting environment then please apply through the methods shown!

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