Senior Design Engineer

Senior Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2017-09-11
Reference: J14002
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2017 13:45

Job Description

KDC are looking for Equipping Design Engineers for a 6 month contract for their client based in Stevenage.

Equipping is a multiproject team within the Mechanical Platform group which performs the detailed design of geosynchronous communications spacecraft.

Equipping drawings define the detailed installation of non-structural (mostly thermal) components on the spacecraft, including heatpipes, paint,

Detailed Activities

·Organising regular interface meetings and negotiating with system teams to agree and track data deliverables.
·Checking the design office output (drawings, 3D models etc.) and being responsible for the release of drawings to AIT with sign-off as defined by the appropriate design delegation matrix.
·Driving activities to ensure all AIT inputs from the Equipping Team, including drawings, are provided on-quality, on-cost and on-time.
·Managing and providing technical guidance to the Equipping Team design office.
·Producing the documentation necessary to justify and validate the hardware if required.
·Supporting team meetings and other reviews as required by the Equipping Team Leader.
·Managing relevant work-packages and providing input for the control of costs as required by the projects.
·Contributing to improvement and development activities.
·Developing expertise within certain aspects of equipping if required (e.g. heatpipe stock control, Multilayer Insulation Technology etc.)

Good verbal and written communication skills.
Good team working skills.
Good industrial experience within a relevant engineering field.
Understanding of PDM systems

Knowledge of Catia V5 and Windchill

A degree or other suitable qualification in a relevant engineering discipline.