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System Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/08/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Join us to be part of the driving force of Defence.

System, Sub-System & Component Design Engineers are responsible for the definition of new and existing products across the Defence product base, including aerospace and marine.

As a Design Engineer, you will create innovative world-class designs that operate at the extremes of technology and deliver solutions that satisfy customer requirements by balancing product attributes, working with multi-disciplinary teams and using design tools such as PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), CAD and DFMEA (Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis). Your solutions need to be cost-effective, align to project milestones and take into account the full product lifecycle (e.g. manufacture, assembly, operation, repair, test and disposal).

Key Accountabilities:
* Collaborating across Engineering Disciplines, including Verification, Manufacturing and Services.
* Ensuring design solutions are tolerant of the environment in which they operate.
* Use systems engineering, robust design, optimisation, integration and innovation tools and processes to achieve the solutions.
* Definition of the mechanical and functional system, sub-systems and components to meet customers' requirements, response to arising issues identified during validation and support to in-service operation of the existing system and sub-systems and components
* Technical ownership of the solutions throughout the technical approval process.

The ability to achieve UK security clearance may be required.

We offer excellent development prospects, along with a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include employee support assistance and employee discounts.
On site you can benefit from free parking, Canteen/ Café and breakout areas.
Our client also supports requests for flexible working arrangements wherever possible

The Company:
Our Client pioneers the power that matter. When we talk about innovation within this business, it's essential we demonstrate how we do this. We don't just imagine great possibilities - we push boundaries at every stage and bring our innovative ideas to life through impressive engineering. This is how we create brilliance, which we should sell by letting the facts speak for themselves.
We're the second largest global provider of defence aero-engine products and services globally with 16,000 eng

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications & Skills:
* You have experience in a relevant engineering environment (Mechanical, Aeronautical, Electrical or Controls) and will be educated to degree level in a STEM subject. Other qualifications, in combination with relevant experience, may also be considered- Experience with electrical machinery (desirable)
* Familiar with digital design tools for 3D design (particularly Siemens NX), analysis and automation of design processes
* Ability to work accurately and at pace
* Good written and inter-personal skills.

Candidates should be highly numerate with strong technical and analytical skills, problem-solving ability and capable of systems level thinking, including personal drive, excellent communication and presentation skills, and will need to contribute effectively in a team environment. Candidates will be expected to take the lead in identifying project requirements, specifying and executing packages of work.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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