Composite Design Engineer

Prospero Engineering
From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Prospero Engineering have an exciting new opportunity for a Composite Design Engineer to join a highly experienced and expert team designing composite components for various industries including Aerospace, Defence and Automotive.

Job Purpose:

To design and specify tooling, components and assemblies in order to meet safety, performance, quality specifications, within cost and time constraints. To provide advice to assist more junior design engineers, and to check their work as required.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·Design composite components and tooling using Catia V5

·Design bonding, machining and inspection jigs and fixtures

·Produce detailed manufacturing drawings including BOMs

·A thorough understanding of Geometric Tolerancing (G, D&T)

·Carry out engineering calculations to ensure functionality of designs

·Support shop floor staff as required to ensure manufacture in-line with design intent

·Check and approve design work carried out by more junior design engineers, prior to release.

  • Liaise with customers as required to allow efficient transfer of data, and to ensure designs meet the customers’ expectations

·Responsible for customer support on all engineering and design related issues

·Support suppliers to assist with specifications, and to ensure subsequent manufacture is in accordance with design intent.

·Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the company’s CAD systems and procedures

Please note, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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