Senior Composite Design Engineer

Our Client, one of Europe’s leading suppliers in the aviation industry, is looking for a Senior Composite Design Engineer to join their ever-growing team on a full-time basis. This is an exciting time to join our client as they look to grow in the new year.

Job Purpose:

To lead and support the design and manufacturing of tooling across multiple projects, from patterns and moulds through to machining and bonding fixtures. To ensure delivery is to specification, within time, cost and quality constraints.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:


o   Design tooling using 3D Computer Aided Design tools

o   Ensure strategies meet performance and quality requirements, and statutory regulations

o   Carry out engineering checks and reviews to ensure functionality of designs

o   Produce detailed manufacturing documents and additional instructions as appropriate

o   Specify proprietary components

o   Compile and control Bills of Materials


o   Participate in projects from estimating to part manufacture

o   Ensure customer scope and requirements are documented, and change managed

o   Establish project plan and manage technical delivery

o   Liaise with customer representatives to enable efficient transfer of data, and to ensure designs meet the customer’s expectations

o   Communicate with suppliers and compile specifications, to ensure subsequent manufacture is in accordance with design intent

o   Communicate with customers regarding product technical support


o   Oversight of junior team members work

o   Mentor and development of junior team members

o   Develop the company’s tooling systems and procedures

Company Support

o   Support shop floor staff as required to ensure manufacture in compliance with design intent, and by the most efficient methods

o   Fully comply with Company Policies including Health and Safety at all times


Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England

£40,000  - £45,000 Annual Permanent

Date Posted
23 Dec 19

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