Senior Avionics Systems Engineer

Senior Avionics Systems Engineer

Job Title: Senior Avionics Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Southampton
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-04-29
Reference: J140542
Contact Name: Paul Lathbury
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 04, 2019 17:33

Job Description

KDC are currently sourcing a Senior Systems Engineer to provide design leadership on allocated jobs with particular emphasis on Avionics Systems design.

You will have a strong background in Avionics Systems within an aerospace environment. Due to the nature of the role you will need to currently hold or be able to easily obtain security clearance at SC level.

Main tasks and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
•Preparation of schemes for systems design for aircraft, aircraft modifications or projects arising from Customer specifications or approved Research and Development tasks.
•Liaison with all other technical specialisations with the Design Office in order to produce coherent and comprehensive design solutions and packages.
•Act as a CVE in an appropriate discipline.
•Approve drawings, modifications and other appropriate Company documents within the approval of the scope of authority of their individual approval as promulgated in the Signatory Matrix.
•To liaise with equipment suppliers to ensure that the Company is aware of current and new products on the world aviation market and resolve in-service problems.
•To manage proving and/or acceptance trials on systems equipment. To fault find and rectify problems found and to prepare test and design office reports.
•To analyse and decide on courses of action for DQFs, NCRs, Production Permits and Concessions relating to systems engineering.
•To work in close co-operation with Production Engineering and Production Departments to ensure smooth implementation of design requirements.
•To provide technical support to the buying department by providing buying lists and approving alternatives parts.
•To provide technical support and assistance to QA department staff in relation to major fault finding and corrections, as required.
•To represent systems design at meetings as required.