Design Engineer
B/E Aerospace
Leighton Buzzard
1d ago

B / E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and we currently have some exciting positions based at our Leighton Buzzard facility, including a Design Engineer.

Reporting to the Engineering Project Lead, the Design Engineer researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy.

Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and / or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and / or machines.

Key responsibilities include

  • The design and detail modelling of a variety of suite components in order to meet the programme requirements
  • The creation of Service Bulletins, Repair Schemes and Service Letters that meets the customers modifications or repair needs and that conform to EASA requirements through our DOA procedures
  • Managing and meeting cost and weight targets
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, translating technical information (Airbus, Boeing, Sukhoi and other Commercial airlines)
  • Participating in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the New Product Introduction process
  • The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element
  • Ensuring the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole
  • Following and contributing to the development of the Best Practice guidelines as laid out in Quality documentation
  • Checking engineering packages
  • Generating and / or revising specifications
  • Participating in the validation of the product (using such methods as prototyping, test, DFMEA)
  • Any other reasonable duties
  • The successful candidate will have the following

    Engineering degree or ONC / HNC in design related field and / or proven related experience.

  • Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions
  • Competent user of the incumbent CAD and data management systems Teamcentre and NX v 7.5 or Catia preferred
  • A working knowledge of the principle of electrical installation and systems integration and design including 3D mechanical design experience, preferably in NX or Catia.
  • A working knowledge of the various methods of manufacture of electrical and mechanical components and assemblies
  • An understanding of material selection
  • An understanding of protective treatments
  • An understanding of aircraft interior architecture with a working knowledge of Boeing, Airbus requirements (D6-36440 etc)
  • An understanding of the best practice for the integration of mechanical and electrical systems
  • Awareness of the certification framework within which the work is undertaken
  • A good working knowledge of the companies change control process
  • A good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Good team working skills
  • The ability to work with a low level of supervision and intervention
  • Willing to travel to support company objectives
  • Your personal data is collected and processed by B / E Aerospace, Leighton Buzzard (the "Company") for recruitment purposes only.

    The Company will transfer your personal data to its ultimate parent company B / E Aerospace, Inc. in the United States of America for HR management purposes, in accordance with standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission.

    You have the right to access your personal data, to rectify it if necessary and to object, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your personal data, by sending an email to : simon carter beaerospace.

    com You are providing your personal data to the Company voluntarily.

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