Principle Design Engineer

  • Location

    Whiteley, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing, Aviation

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  • Contact:

    Kimberly Farrell

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Principle Design Engineer

£55,000-£60,000 per annum depending on experience



A leading aerospace manufacturer is looking for an experienced Principle Design Engineer with Landing Gear experience to join their team in the South West.


The successful Principle Design Engineer will be joining an existing team and is required due to the continuation and increase of activities for the team. The main purpose of the role will be to propose and agree design conceptual studies, coordinate the technical quality of offload activities, to act as the main point of contact for technical design queries and to be a mentor for the team, you will also check and approved design deliverables and improve technical efficiency. The Principle Design Engineer will write design reports and identify and author design work packages for completion.


You will have Landing Gear structural design experience, geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T) experience, proven high level technical coordination experience as well as high level conceptual experience. A minimum of a relevant HND qualification (Engineering) is required however a B.Sc. Degree in a relevant subject is preferable. You will have a mechanical engineering background, be able to work autonomously with little supervision, knowledge of aerospace materials and manufacturing processes would be beneficial and you will have an appreciation of how this knowledge is applicable to the design process in terms of fatigue and stress limitations.


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