Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Eurocopter - Oxfordshire

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A Mechanical Design Engineer Vacancy has arisen with Eurocopter in Kidlington, Oxfordshire. The successful applicant will be providing design expertise on high profile programmes. This is a technical role in an expanding design office within Eurocopter UK Tasks

The main activities of the role are:
  • Developing cost effective design solutions to requirements placed on the design office
  • Undertaking mechanical design i.a.w. the design office procedures as directed
  • Undertaking mechanical design, reporting or documentation tasks associated with a work package and to comply with the certification, airworthiness and environmental protection requirements as listed in the Certification Plan for the modification.
  • Providing design support to existing solutions in operation
  • System investigation and bid compilation
  • Act as deputy to the Principal Mechanical Design Engineer in his absence
  • Develop own personal technical competence
  • Keeping up to date with changes to applicable regulatory authority legislation
  • Keeping up to date with new technological advances
  • Supporting the departments objectives
Your skills
The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years industry related experience in mechanical design at the implementation level
  • Minimum of 5 year aerospace experience and an equipment integration level
  • CVE experience
  • Practical Design/drawing office experience (Autocad LT an advantage)
  • Experience of mechanical design for rotorcraft an advantage
  • A proven track record of technical knowledge.
  • Understanding of European, National and international regulatory authorities and Military standards and codes of practice and procedures
  • Computer literate in MS Office desktop applications
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skill; written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate with customers, suppliers and internally at all levels
  • Commercially aware
  • Team player
  • Drive, ambition and commitment to grow with the department expansion
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