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Lead Design Engineer job in Bristol at Airbus Group

Lead design engineer

Company: Airbus Group

Location: Bristol UK

Date Posted:Apr 13, 2018

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.  Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.  Description Airbus, the world’s leading Aircraft manufacturer has exciting new job opportunities to join its Engineering teams at Filton, Bristol.Core activities include the design, engineering and support for Airbus wings, fuel systems and landing gear Integration. We develop our people to work on systems, structures and aerodynamics research, development and test facilities.  The engineering site at Filton is a vibrant and diverse place to work. Come and join our community which is developing the future of flight through our “Wing of the future” programme and researching the next big aviation concepts and subsequent technologies, within our new Airbus Wing Integration Centre. An exciting opportunity for a Lead Design Engineer has arisen in Airbus Broughton. Within the Plant Engineering Team at Broughton, the job holder reports to the Head of Program area (operationally) and to the Broughton Senior Design Engineer or Principal Engineer as appropriate (functionally). The job holder is responsible for: o    Leading and authorising design solutions to meet the aircraft design requirementso    Driving and leading the engineering team development and ensuring the required skills and experience is in place to handle significant design changeo    Working with the Senior Design Engineer and Head of Engineering to support on-going continuous improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through methods, process and other capability improvements   Tasks Accountabilities: o    The job holder is responsible for leading design investigations and formulating technical solutions for a range of tasks, including Modifications to the Type Design, Design / Works Query Notes ‘Flow Modifications’, Manufacturing Non-Conformance, and none specific tasks ensuring that all Design, Airworthiness and safety requirements are met, where appropriate liaising with other functions to ensure a fully integrated design solution.o    The job holder will operate as a lead design engineer with an industry recognised design authorisation signatory and act as a strong focal point in leading and providing guidance on technical issues and governance. There is a clear requirement to lead the structural design process to help ensure an optimised design. Strong support is required to drive on-going continuous improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through methods, process and other capability improvements, where applicable ensuring a robust lessons learnt and feedback process is maintained. Reporting will be required on critical technical issues through functional management, and lead technical mentoring for engineering team members.  Tasks: o    Lead, guide and authorise design solutions for a range of tasks, including (but not restricted to) Major/Minor Design Modifications, Design Query Notes (work’s query notes)o    Provide technical leadership and continued mentoring to the engineering team, assisting the development of team members, assisting in the identification of skill gaps and driving plans to close the gaps.o    Ensuring that design standards and requirements are met, liaising with other functions and projects to ensure the design solutions are fully integrated. o    Operate as a design authorisation signatory. o    Support in area of knowledge the on-going continuous improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through methods, process and other capability improvements. o    Support and build strong relationships between wider stakeholders including (but not limited to) CVE, Chief Engineer, Configuration Management and Local Programmes Team to enable a satisfactory design solution, and implementation on the aircraft that supports airworthiness type cert and configuration management.    Skills As the successful candidate, you must be able to demonstrate the following: o    Strong experience of leading large technical work packageso    Engineering, project and team management experienceo    Negotiation level of English   Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application. Applications will be accepted from April 13th 2018 to May 13th 2018.  We offer: o    Excellent competitive salary with yearly reviewso    Total remuneration package made up of Basic Salary, Performance Bonus & Success Sharingo    25 days holiday (Ability to buy 35 additional hours) plus bank holidayso    Pension Scheme Defined contribution pension scheme with scale matching contribution o    Flexible Benefits based on grade – Multiple options including health care and car optionso    Flexible working hours & practices (including Friday half-day) o    Onsite social clubso    Strong career development opportunities (learning path, opportunities to move internally, UK wide and internationally) ">Click here to watch an interesting video View full job description
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