Development Engineer

Development Engineer

Job Title: Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wimborne Minster
Salary: DOE
Start Date: 2017-12-01
Reference: J139574
Contact Name: Jessica Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2018 14:13

Job Description

Do you have a background in environmental qualification? Then this could be for you!

KDC are currently looking for a number of Development Engineers to support the environmental qualification of various aerospace products. These systems require many leading edge technologies to meet demanding performance and safety requirements; including: precision hydraulic and fuel systems, motor drive technologies, composite braking and actuation, avionic control systems incorporating complex electronic hardware, software and system control, monitoring and indication, aerodynamic metallic and composite structures.

The majority of the work will be carried out at external test facilities used by the client. Occasional overseas (infrequent) travel may be required.

Skills & Experience
Qualifications and experience for Development Engineers will ideally include:
• Relevant degree or equivalent
• Experience of requirements management tools (DOORS, CRADLE etc.)
• Knowledge of environmental standards (RTCA DO160, MIL-STD-810 etc.)
• Experience of performing environmental and functional testing
• Experience of development engineering activities and understanding of product lifecycles.

They should have worked in the Aerospace test environment with particular experience working testing products.

Candidates must have Environmental Test experience within an Aerospace arena with RTCA DO160 & MIL-STD-810 standards and be able to document Quality Test Plans and Quality Test Results.

Candidates should have created / run test procedures in at least 7 of the following test scenarios:

Temperature, Altitude, Temperature Variation, Humidity, Operational Shock & Crash safety, Vibration, Explosion proof, Water proof, Fluids susceptibility, Sand & Dust, Fungus Resistance, Salt & Fog, Icing, ESD & Fire / Flammability.

The flexible working will only apply to Contractors whose permanent residential address is in excess of 60 miles from the client.

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