Aircraft Mechanical Systems Design Engineer
The Aircraft Mechanical Systems Design Engineer roles are required to undertake a number of positions at varying levels within the Design Team of Raytheon, Airborne ISR . The roles will support structural and mechanical design and repair activities in support of aircraft modification programmes within Raytheon Systems Limited, Airborne ISR based at RSL Broughton. These positions require knowledge and experience of design lifecycle management in Engineering programmes. The successful candidates will be part of the growing Airborne ISR Team which delivers aviation engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to both military and civil customers worldwide.
Summary of Role:
The Aircraft Mechanical Systems Design Engineer will be part of a multi-disciplinary team based at Broughton near Chester and report to a Senior Engineer, Mechanical Systems Design within Raytheon Airborne ISR.
They will be responsible for:
Developing modification proposals with OEMs for Aircraft structural and mechanical modifications and enhancements.
Progressing structural and mechanical design modifications in accordance with regulatory requirements.
Production of the aircraft document set.
Support to the analysis of structural and mechanical flight systems design issues, determination of actions and solutions.
Progressing Customer tasking through to completion, identifying risks and opportunities.
Liaison with OEM’s on defect investigations and corrective actions.
Liaising with Systems, Avionics and Stress Engineers and coordinating subcontractors and Drawing Office activities.
Dissemination of data to all interested parties.
Ensuring that all engineering activities undertaken are conducted in accordance with Raytheon UK and site procedures that reflects best practice and is in accordance with Raytheon UK and the relevant governance agencies procedures.
Education and Experience
Working experience of requirements capture & management and risk management.
Working experience of design regulations.
Degree in Aeronautical or Mechanical Systems Engineering discipline.
Knowledge and experience of aircraft engineering and design.
Knowledge and experience with Mechanical Flight Systems standards and regulations.
Experience in a design support roles on mechanical systems.
Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required)
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.
- 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
- Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
- 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
- Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
- Enhanced sick pay scheme
- Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
- 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role subject to line manager approval.
- Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites
Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK proactively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.