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    TFX Design Engineer

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    Billy Abbott

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    12-24 Months

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Belcan Workforce Solutions are seeking a Design Engineer to provide a service with one of the countries top Aerospace companies, based in Ankara, Turkey.

This role will be responsible for the influence and concept selection through the activities of the Airframe IPT providing technical advice, explanation and guidance to the Design engineering team and adjacent disciplines.

The role will evolve towards the configuration freeze and again the individual will support and guide the key trade studies to determine selected materials, structural layouts, sensor integration and key systems packaging/interfaces.

The role will continue to evolve to enable the support of Platform PDR where the selected design solution will need to demonstrate compliance to requirements & Design Standards.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Leading and guiding a major unit or system in association with the airframe concept/configuration, primary structural layouts with the primary systems packaging within the platform definition (Where applicable: - Cockpit, propulsion integration, undercarriage, control surfaces, primary sensor installations etc)
  • Providing early lifecycle layout and packaging experience with associated analysis experience and co-ordinating Design reviews including liaison with internal and external stakeholders/suppliers
  • Multidisciplinary working with the key disciplines such as Air Vehicle Performance, Aerodynamics, Structures, Air Vehicle Systems, Mission Systems, Manufacturing and Signature teams etc. To support the evolution, assessment, and refinement of the configuration against the agreed performance requirements
  • CATIA v5/6, DS 3D Experience, multi-disciplinary optimization, design of parts and system layouts
  • Provide support and report to the in-country Design Technical authority
  • Effective liaison with UK based staff to call on specialist knowledge as required
  • Close liaison with counterparts providing technical advice and guidance
  • Monitoring and coaching staff, who are likely to have less practical Design engineering experience
  • Capability

Your skills and qualifications:

  • At least 8 years' experience in an Airframe Design role
  • Experience of design in the early phase of the Product Lifecycle up to PDR including and Aircraft concept layouts or development of early Airframe configuration designs including either Structural or Systems Layout
  • Ability to analyse information and apply engineering judgement to solve problems
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to section leaders, peers, subordinates
  • Experience of working with external customers, suppliers, and partners (typically non-UK partners)
  • Experience of leading and guiding design teams
  • Experience in more than one area of the design sub-disciplines (Structural Design, Composites, Mechanical Systems, System Installation, Electrical Installation)
  • Co-ordination of Interface Control Documents (ICD's) and configuration control principles
  • Experience in articulating Statements of Work, planning and delivery of Designs to meet design review criteria and production schedules covering CATIA v5/6, DS 3D Experience, multi-disciplinary optimization, design of parts and system layouts
  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary IPT environment influencing adjacent Airframe and Systems disciplines
  • BSc/BEng (Hons) qualification or equivalent qualification and experience
  • Knowledge of relevant engineering and design standards and processes
  • Experience of delegated engineering signatory status (e.g., authorised to check Airframe designs)

Location: Ankara, Turkey

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan.