Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol
Salary: £38 - £42 per hour
Start Date: 2018-07-16
Reference: J140009
Contact Name: Abi Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2018 16:57

Job Description

Are you a Systems Engineer with a background in the Aerospace sector, specifically working on Landing Gear Systems?

KDC are working with a leading organisation in the Aerospace industry who are seeking a Systems Engineer to work across the WBT (Wheel, Brake & Tyre) perimeter. This will be an initial 6 month contract based in Bristol. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background working on the entire Landing Gear System.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• To lead and undertake Engineering activities covering a broad variety of Landing Gear Systems & Equipment Engineering tasks, delivering integrated technical solutions both autonomously and by leading small multi-functional teams within the BCS, WSCS & WBT perimeter.
• To lead activities across the Wheel, Brake & Tyre (WBT) perimeter with a strong technical understanding of the entire Landing Gear System.
• To define the activities required for each task under your leadership, deriving planning and resource needs.
• Reactive & development programme activities including resolution of Flight Test & Rig Test issues (Snags etc.), Certification & V&V.
• Manage System/Equipment related modifications from initial definition to certification.
• To ensure all Engineering activities under your leadership meet the necessary Safety, Time/Cost/Quality standards and are delivered in line with commitments.
• To ensure all engineering activities are in line with ATA32 requirements and verified through the V&V plan.
• Ensuring adherence to budget and schedule for each task; managing and mitigating risks/opportunities and communicating in a timely manner.
• To ensure a strong links with all stakeholders, including Vendors, Procurement, Customer Services, FAL and Flight Test as required; communicating task progress and realistic commitments.

• Strong understanding and working experience on the entire Landing Gear System
• A proven track record of delivering on time, cost and quality
• Experience in stakeholder management and leading project teams
• Excellent leadership and communication skills
• Typically CVE signatory (or working towards achieving signatory) is expected