Repair Design Engineer

Repair Design Engineer

Job Title: Repair Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol
Salary: £28 - £32 per hour
Start Date: 2019-12-18
Reference: J140922
Contact Name: George Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 06, 2020 10:04

Job Description

KDC are now looking for an experienced Repair Design Engineer to join one of our busiest clients based over in Bristol. If you have a keen interest in the Aerospace and Defence industry and are looking for a new opportunity, then this could be the role you've been waiting for!
Role Description:
As part of the Wing Structures Engineering Repair team you will be a Repair Design Engineer supporting all the in-service fleet. This is an exciting and challenging role that requires an understanding of the aircraft repair/engineering process, particularly AP2433, M20037 and M21031
You will be able to demonstrate the following:
•Robust engineering background (preferably aeronautical based).
•Proven knowledge of aircraft structures (composite and / or metallic).
•Ability to read and interrogate engineering drawings
•Excellent communication skills.
•Manage technical queries involving the analysis of AOG and work stoppage situations to identify the most practical, feasible and time saving solution whilst resisting high commercial pressures.
As a member of the engineering queries team, in conjunction with the management team, you will ensure the clients strategy, policy and direction are maintained, you will also ensure the following:
•All internally interfacing departments are supported through the creation and provision of optimised solutions.
•All activities are completed within agreed time scales and customer requirements are satisfied in terms of time, quality, practicality and cost.
•Optimised practical design/engineering solutions meet airline customer requirements for efficiency and ease of embodiment.
Essential Skills:
•Interrogation of design/maintenance documentation, a minimum requirement with the ability to interrogate engineering drawings.
•Ability to liaise/negotiate with Design/Production, NatCos, Customer Services, DOA, Risk sharing partners and Suppliers.
•Ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation and across all departments, set objectives and prioritise time, cost and quality.
•Good understanding of project management and resource planning.
•PC skills and a good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
•Be conversant with the technical requirements for designing repairs.
•Good interpersonal and communication skills.
•The ability to translate customer requirements into operational deliverables and prioritise.
Key Words: Repair Design Engineer, Composite, Metallic, Wings Structures, Aerospace, Bristol

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